Bewicke Medical Centre
Bewicke Medical Centre is a large 7 Partner practice with in the region of 10,000 patients based in a purpose built medical centre.
Our Practice area is Howdon, together with parts of Wallsend and North Shields. We welcome registrations from patients within our practice boundary to the surgery.
You can organise a repeat prescription by telephoning 0191 2968400 between 9.00am and 2.00pm Monday to Friday or you can leave your written request in the box in the waiting room. You can also post your request to us.
Please allow 2 working days before collecting your prescription – this does not include Saturdays and Sundays. We ask that you collect your prescriptions in the afternoon.
If you would like your prescription sent to you, please provide a stamped addressed envelope.
You can also arrange a repeat prescription over the internet. Before you use this service, you must first get a personal registration number. Please ask at reception for more details. PLEASE NOTE: THIS SERVICE IS UNAVAILABLE BETWEEN THE HOURS OF 9.30PM AND 7.00AM DUE TO BACKUPS BEING PERFORMED.
We work closely with several local chemists, some of which deliver regular medication to our housebound patients. Please ask your normal chemist for this service.
Repeat dispensing service
Together with some local chemists, we offer a repeat dispensing service which is a new way of getting your medications without asking your doctors for a prescription each time.
This service is not available for everybody, so if you want more information -ask your local chemist.