Those who are aged 75 and over will receive a letter from the NHS inviting them to book online for a vaccination appointment. This is for the national appointment system and the mass vaccination centre is in Newcastle. For those able to travel to this location, please book the appointment via the link given in the letter.

However, you do have a choice and if you are unable to travel that far, there is a local vaccination centre in Darlington and appointments will is available on the local appointment system and the link is

We are still phoning people over 80 so please don’t worry that you or a relative may have been missed.

Please do not contact your GP practice and if appointments are NOT showing on the local appointment system, please keep checking as appointments are added depending on vaccine supplies.

You may find other answers to your questions on the FAQs page. More information can be found on our vaccinations page.