Your Views: What do you think of our website? We launched our new website earlier this year after a joint project between GP practices across Newcastle and Gateshead. The project was funded by the NHS Digital First Primary Care programme, which works on improving patients’ access to advice, support and treatment through digital technology. Part … Continued
Welcome to our new website, designed with the needs and preferences of patients in mind.
Get advice and treatment for Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) at your local Pharmacist. A new service has been launched in the North East and Cumbria to offer patients easy access to advice and treatment for UTIs. The six-month pilot scheme, aimed at women aged 16-64, will enable local pharmacists to treat patients with UTIs without … Continued
Lose weight and feel healthier with a free, 12-week personalised plan Oviva Tier 2 Weight Management is a free service to help people in Newcastle lose weight and build healthy habits through specialist support over 12 weeks. Now it is even easier to start making a change. Anyone aged 18 or over in Newcastle … Continued
Do you know what to do when you are unwell? Knowing what to do when you are unwell gets you the help you need as quickly as possible. But it’s not always easy to know the right thing to do or what to do at certain times. It can add extra stress and worry, … Continued
Children’s Mental Health Week, 7th to 13th February 2022 This week is the annual Children’s Mental Health Week in the UK. Since 2015, the UK children’s mental health charity, Place2Be, has run an annual awareness week to shine a light on the importance of looking after our mental wellbeing from an early age. This year’s … Continued
What is Dry January about? It is a month-long challenge to go without alcohol for the 31 days of January. The charity Alcohol Change UK have been running Dry January since 2012. The aim is not to get people to give up drinking altogether but to see the benefits you can get from a break … Continued
Struggling with your New Year’s Resolutions? ‘New Year, New You’ is a common refrain we often hear at the end of the festive season and into January. It chimes with the idea of New Year’s resolutions – often to get fit, lose weight or otherwise reverse the excesses of Christmas – as well as … Continued
Covid Prevention Measures in GP Practices From 27th January sees the lifting of all remaining ‘Plan B’ measures around covid. People will no longer be advised to work from home, face coverings will no longer be mandatory in indoor venues, and organisations will be able to choose whether to require NHS COVID Passe However, it … Continued
From today, the length of time you need to self-isolate can be reduced to five full days.