Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

This bank holiday think GP or pharmacy before A&E

People across the North East and North Cumbria are being asked to help ease pressure on NHS accident and emergency services over the August bank holiday. NHS England is urging people to see a pharmacist or make an appointment to see a GP for non-emergency health issues. Although some GP practi..Read More

If you notice blood in your pee, even if it’s ‘just the once’, tell your doctor.

Around 19,100 people in England are diagnosed with bladder or kidney cancer each year. Both cancers affect men and women, although they are more common in men. Bladder and kidney cancers can affect people of all ages but are most common in people over 50. Things that in..Read More

Newcastle’s NHS leaders to share findings from urgent care listening exercise

NHS leaders in Newcastle are sharing their findings with patients after more than 1200 people gave their views on urgent care services in the city. Urgent care services provide care for minor injuries and minor ailments which need urgent attention but are not serious enough to go to A&E. In N..Read More