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The Autumn Covid Booster Campaign launches today

The Autumn Covid Booster Campaign launches today This Autumn, more than 26 million people will be invited to come forward and receive a booster vaccination, further protecting them from COVID-19. Today, Monday 5th September, the Autumn Booster rollout will begin with 1.6 million care home staff and residents and housebound people set to receive a … Continued

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather With temperatures in Newcastle due to hit the mid-30s this week, and higher elsewhere in the country, here’s how to cope with the heat and stay safe. Risks The main risks during a heatwave are dehydration, overheating, leading to possible heat stroke and sunburn. Older people, those who … Continued

Looking after your skin this summer. 

Looking after your skin this summer.  Many people will be preparing for a trip away with the summer holidays approaching.  Whether exploring parts of Britain or travelling further afield, it is important to look after your skin when you are out in the sun.  Getting sunburn  When your skin is exposed to harmful UV light, … Continued

Mental Health Concern

Are you struggling with your mental health? Mental Health Concern need your help to create a new Community Garden. Thursdays 10 am to 12 pmKingston Park Community Centre102 Brunton LaneNE3 2SW Meet new people and get some fresh air with our fun and supportive group! No experience necessary, all tools provided. To find out more, … Continued

Please continue to wear masks

Please continue to wear masks in NHS settings With covid cases in Newcastle on the rise, we want to encourage patients to continue to wear masks when visiting us or any other NHS setting. For GP practices to smoothly deliver safe, efficient services to patients, we need to minimise the risk of covid spreading as … Continued

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work?

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work? The NHS’s screening programme is a way to determine if people have an increased chance of specific health problems. The earlier these signs are detected, the sooner the NHS can offer management and treatment   Who is screening for? It is important to note that screening … Continued