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Pre-booked appointments and drop-in vaccination sessions are available in multiple locations in Newcastle this week.

Update on who can get vaccinated:

  • Everyone aged 16 or over cab get two vaccine doses, at least 8 weeks apart. Both doses need to be of the same vaccine.
  • Children aged 12-15 will be offered the Pfizer vaccine. This will be done through schools, not GPs.
  • Adults aged 70 and over will be invted for a third ‘booster’ jab in the coming months. Calls to book appointments will be made by Newcastle GP Services (NGPS).


Patients can use this interactive map to see where covid vaccinations are available in Newcastle this week.

Newcastle Racecourse

Appointments and drop-in sessions are available at Newcastle Racecourse. Booking can be made via the National Booking System or by calling 119.

Newcastle Racecourse Covid-19 Vaccination: Raceday Step by Step.

Date VaccineDose(s)AgeSessionTimes
Wednesday 29th SeptemberAZ(Pfizer available by appointment only)1st and 2ndOver 16sDrop-in and appointment9am – 5pm
Thursday 30th SeptemberAZ(Pfizer available by appointment only) 1st and 2ndOver 16sDrop-in and appointment9am – 8pm 
Saturday 2nd OctoberAZ(Pfizer available by appointment only)1st and 2nd Over 16sDrop-in and appointment10am – 5pm

Vaccine Bus

Drop-in sessions are first come first served and no ID is required. Patients may also receive text message invitations from GP practices or the council.

DateLocationVaccineTimeAge Group
Monday 27 – Thursday 30 SeptemberNewcastle College Car Park, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road, NE4 7SAPfizer only10am – 5pm16+
Thursday 30 SeptemberOsborne Road (near Osbornes Bar) Jesmond, NE2 2TD (taxi rank area)Pfizer only6 – 9pm16+
Saturday 2 OctoberSaville, Newbiggin Hall, NE5 4BSPfizer only12 noon – 5pm16+

Pop-up Sessions

No appointment or ID is needed for the pop-up sessions at the Universities this week.

Monday 27 – Wednesday 29 September Newcastle University Students UnionPfizer 1st and 2nd 10am – 5pm
Monday 27 SeptemberNorthumbria University, Quadrant (close to Student Union)Pfizer1st and 2nd12 noon – 5.30pm
Tuesday 28 SeptemberNorthumbria University, Claude Gibb accommodation Pfizer1st and 2nd12 noon – 5.30pm 
Wednesday 29 SeptemberNorthumbria University, Northumberland RoadPfizer1st and 2nd12 noon – 5.30pm 
Thursday 30 SeptemberNorthumbria University, Quadrant (close to Student Union)Pfizer1st and 2nd12 noon – 5.30pm

Centre For Life – walk-in service

To book an appointment at the Centre for Life, call 199 or use the National Booking System. Walk-in vaccinations are also offered.

Other Bookable Locations

Through the National Booking System or by calling 119, people can also schedule appointments at:

  • Vertu Motors Arena (formerly the Newcastle Eagles Community Arena)
  • The Centre For Life Vaccination Centre
  • The Nightingale Vaccination Centre North East (located in Washington).
  • Boots Pharmacy, Newcastle City Centre
  • Superdrug Pharmacy, Newcastle City Centre
  • Quayside Pharmacy
  • Wellfield Pharmacy at Northumbria University Coach Lane Campus
  • Ponteland Road Pharmacy
  • Shieldfield Pharmacy
  • Health Hut Pharmacy & Clinic, Gosforth
  • Regent Christian Fellowship, Regent Chapel 
  • Douglas Pharmacy, Gosforth
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