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Is it time to Make a Change?

Is it time to Make a Change? Relationships can be challenging and can make us feel vulnerable. Our emotions toward partners or ex-partners might feel stronger than they do with other people. We can get frustrated, feel jealous, and worry when things aren’t working as we want them to. You might find yourself behaving in … Continued

Global IT Outage

A global IT problem is currently affecting our practice. We are still open for business but this is impacting on our systems. This includes things like using paper patient records, hand-writing prescriptions for patients and using phone systems rather than digital bookings. GP practices, hospitals and community services are busier than usual, so we ask the … Continued

Summer Health: Hay Fever

Summer Health: Hay Fever Has your hay fever been worse than usual this year? Or maybe you noticed that sneezing started that bit early? More than one in four people suffer from hay fever, three times the number 30 years ago. Four in five people with asthma suffer from hay fever, and it can be … Continued

Vaccinations in Pregnancy: Whooping Cough

Vaccinations in Pregnancy: Whooping Cough Throughout our lives, the NHS offers safe and effective vaccines to protect us against infectious diseases. That protection starts before birth, with the pertussis, or whooping cough vaccine, offered during pregnancy. Cases of whooping cough have increased significantly in the UK this year. We want to encourage expectant mothers to … Continued

Patient Choice: What is most important to you?

Patient Choice: What is most important to you? If your GP refers you to a specialist, you usually have the right to choose which hospital you go to. You can choose a hospital in your area – or one further away if you prefer. You might be able to choose an independent hospital if it … Continued

Summer Health: Are you Holiday ready?

Summer Health: Are you Holiday ready? If you are heading away for a break this summer, it’s important to be ready. Whether you are jetting off abroad or exploring closer to home, here is some information that we hope will be useful. We’ll cover travel vaccinations, assessing your risk, getting medication and more. You can … Continued

Understanding Alcohol Harm: Alcohol Awareness Week

Understanding Alcohol Harm: Alcohol Awareness Week Alcohol Awareness Week is a time to talk about how alcohol affects our health and communities. This year, the theme is understanding alcohol harm. For Alcohol Awareness Week, let’s look at the harm drinking can do and how we can take steps to reduce it. Alcohol Harm By alcohol … Continued

Your Voice, Your Health: Building Better Services Together

Your Voice, Your Health: Building Better Services Together On 29 July, Skills for People and Collaborative Newcastle are hosting an event to learn what is important to people with learning disabilities. People with a learning disability, as well as family, carers, and service providers, are invited to attend the free event. What: What’s Important to … Continued

Repeat Prescriptions: Don’t wait until it’s too late

Repeat Prescriptions: Don’t wait until it’s too late If you take regular medication, it’s vital to plan ahead and order your repeat prescriptions in good time. Taking daily medication is an important part of treatment, especially for people with long-term health conditions. People can become seriously ill quite quickly if they run out. Every year, … Continued

Armed Forces Day – Saturday, 29th June

Armed Forces Day – Saturday, 29th June This Saturday is Armed Forces Day. We are marking the day by encouraging anyone who has served in the Armed Forces to make sure their GP practice knows about their service history. As an accredited veteran-friendly GP practice, we want to deliver the best possible health care to … Continued