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Here to help this Christmas

Here to help this Christmas For many reasons, the festive period can be difficult for lots of people. Whether we are experiencing loneliness, or isolation, limited by our physical or mental health, a time of year that is supposed to bring joy can be tough. We wanted to offer some ideas, practical tips and support … Continued

Looking After Yourself and Others This Winter

Looking After Yourself and Others This Winter At this time of year, as the Christmas decorations go up, many of us also come down with the all-too-familiar Christmas Cold. Getting ill at any time is never fun, but being under the weather during the festive season can make what is often the best time of … Continued

Last Chance to book your Autumn Covid Booster

Last Chance to book your Autumn Covid Booster This week is your last chance to book an appointment for your Autumn Covid booster vaccination. The National Booking System will close its booster listing this Friday, 15th December. If you are eligible and have not yet had a booster, we strongly encourage you to strengthen your … Continued

New Specialist Clinic for Children with Wheezes

New Specialist Clinic for Children with Wheezes We have recently started a new clinic for children and young people with wheezes. Our network Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner, Catherine Leonard, will have regular Tuesday morning appointments for patients at and the other 6 GP practices in Gosforth and Jesmond. Catherine is part of our Same Day … Continued

Supporting You After a Cancer Diagnosis

Supporting You After a Cancer Diagnosis It’s a sad fact that every year, 393,000 people in the UK are given the news that they have cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support says that 3 million people are living with cancer, with that number continuing to rise. While it is news nobody wants to hear, we want to … Continued

In Case You Missed It…

In Case You Missed It… A round-up of the news and essential updates we have shared with patients so far this Autumn. Click or tap any of the images below to get the whole story. Your Health Resources and Policy Updates NHS App Support, Help and Others

Getting Started with the NHS App

How to register and get full use of NHS App services  The NHS App puts you in control, with access to a range of NHS services at your fingertips. Here’s how to get started. Ideas and guides on how to use the app and what benefits it can bring are further down the page. Installing … Continued

Prescribing Warmth This Winter

Prescribing Warmth This Winter With the clocks having changed and the weather cold and wet, many of us will already have decided to put our heating back on. Keeping our homes warm and feeling cosy and comfortable also helps keep us healthy as the temperatures outside drop. If you have asthma or another chronic condition … Continued