Pharmacy First is now up and running. You can now get treatment for the following ailments from community pharmacies, without needing to see the GP. Please be aware, conditions do apply. UTIs in women (aged 16-64 years) Shingles (aged 18 years and over) Impetigo (aged 1 year and over) Infected insect bites (aged 1 year
The NHS App is a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services and information on your smartphone or tablet. Millions of people are already using the NHS App to manage their health the easy way from the comfort of their homes.
The Little Orange Book is a super helpful tool for parents, containing information about common illnesses and problems that babies and young children often experience, especially in their first few years of life. You can download for free at CCG_Booklet_21_v1.1_g (newcastlegatesheadccg.nhs.uk)
We are now allowing online appointment booking again for patients who have access to our online appointments system. We are now offering the following appointments online: Telephone Pharmacist Medication Review Cervical Screening (Smear) – only for patients who have received their invite Long Term Condition Review – only for patients who have received an invite
Finding out your risk of Type 2 diabetes only takes a few minutes. It could be the most important thing you do today…. By completing this tool, in England you may be eligible for the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. To check your own risk, please visit https://riskscore.diabetes.org.uk/start
Big changes are taking place across the health and care system. What does it mean?
Your GP, nurse or pharmacist will not generally give you a prescription for over the counter medicines for a range of minor health concerns. Instead, over the counter medicines are available to buy in a pharmacy or supermarket in your local community.
Get advice about when and how children aged 5 to 15 can get their COVID-19 vaccination, and information on side effects and safety. Vaccination for children aged 5 to 15 Vaccine side effects and safety for children
We are working to improve the difficulties patients are experiencing but please bear with us and treat staff with respect.