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Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Urgent cold weather alert issued

The Met Office has issued a Level 3 Cold Weather alert, which indicates that severe weather is now imminent. There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions from today until early next week. As cold weather can lead to serious health problems such as heart attacks and strokes as we..Read More about 'Urgent cold weather alert issued'

NHS comes under pressure and asks the public to think before calling 999 or attending accident and emergency departments

With NHS organisations across the North East of England coming under severe pressure, local doctors, nurses and paramedics are asking the public to help them by thinking carefully about using other NHS services before calling 999 or going to their local A&E department. Already the region’s No..Read More about 'NHS comes under pressure and asks the public to think before calling 999 or attending accident and emergency departments'

Please don’t take norovirus into hospitals or care homes

Health organisations in the North East are urging people suffering from vomiting or diarrhoea not to visit people in hospitals and care homes to limit the spread of norovirus. Figures released by Public Health England show there were six hospital outbreaks in the North East in the last two weeks of..Read More about 'Please don’t take norovirus into hospitals or care homes'