Improving MMR uptake

Updated on 11th March 2020 at 2:10 pm

MMR is a safe and effective combined vaccine that protects against 3 separate illnesses – measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) – in a single injection. The full course of MMR vaccination requires 2 doses. Measles, mumps and rubella are highly infectious conditions that can have serious, potentially fatal complications, including meningitis, swelling of the brain (encephalitis) […]

Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning

Updated on 11th March 2020 at 1:44 pm

Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning. You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make […]

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)

Updated on 11th March 2020 at 1:04 pm

About coronavirus (COVID-19) Find out what to do if: •you think you have symptoms •you might have been exposed to the virus when travelling TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS, DO NOT GO TO A GP, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL Please click on the below link and nhs 111 will ask you a few questions and tell […]

GP Extended Access

Updated on 6th February 2019 at 7:10 pm

Newcastle Extended Access Service provides additional appointment with local GPs.  This service offers pre-bookable appointments for patient who require urgent attention at Molineux Street, Westgate Road and Ponteland Road Walk-in-Centres. 8am – 8pm: Monday – Friday 8am – 12noon: Saturdays Appointments for this service are bookble through your registered GP Practice.

Your Information, Your Rights, Gaining Access to Your Records

Updated on 5th June 2018 at 10:35 am

Privacy Notice Your Information, Your Rights, Gaining Access to Your Records Being transparent and providing accessible information to patients about how we will use your personal information is a key element of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). The following notice reminds you of your rights in respect […]

Think Pharmacy First

Updated on 22nd May 2018 at 10:15 am

We know that people visit their GP with minor illnesses that their local pharmacist could help with. Instead of booking a GP appointment, you can visit your local pharmacy , saving you time and with no appointment needed – you can just walk in. All pharmacists can give advice and medicine if you need it […]

Are you a Carer?

Updated on 4th April 2017 at 1:54 pm

Do you look after someone? A carer is anyone who provides unpaid support to a family member or friend who is ill, frail or disabled or has mental health or drug and alcohol problems, who could not manage without their help. For example, someone looking after a parent with dementia, a partner who has suffered […]

Friends and Family Test

Updated on 11th November 2014 at 9:10 am

Friends & Family Test (FFT) What is the Friends and Family Test? From 1st December 2014. it is a contractual requirement that all GP Practices undertake the NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT). The FFT is an anonymous feedback tool that supports the fundamental principle that people who use NHS Services should have the opportunity […]