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Job Vacancy: Care Co-ordinator

Job Vacancy: Care Co-ordinator Role Care Co-ordinator Location GP Practices in Jesmond and Gosforth Working Pattern Full-time Contract Permanent Salary £23,949 – £26,282 a year Apply Via Indeed.com by 17th February 2023 Gosforth and Jesmond Health has an opening Care Co-ordinator to join our multi-disciplinary team providing NHS care to patients at GP practices in … Continued

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week This week, 23rd to 29th January is Cervical Cancer Prevention Week. Jo’s Trust – the UK’s leading cervical cancer charity – has launched a campaign to end cervical cancer. Their message is that we have all the tools to end cervical cancer –cervical screening, HPV vaccination and treatment for cell changes. … Continued

How do Paramedics fit into General Practice?

How do Paramedics fit into General Practice? Many of us would associate the word Paramedic with emergencies, people being treated at the scene of an accident or rushed to hospital to a background of ambulance sirens and flashing lights. So, it may initially seem a little odd if your GP practice arranges an appointment with … Continued

What our Primary Care Networks did in 2022

What our Primary Care Networks did in 2022 Primary Care Networks are playing an increasingly big role in general practice. Since 2019, Primary Care Networks – or PCNs – have allowed neighbouring GP practices to officially work together to provide better, more personalised health care to patients. Working collaboratively with , our neighbouring network, we … Continued

Dry January: how a break from alcohol benefits body and mind

Dry January: how a break from alcohol benefits body and mind Since 2013, thousands of people have attempted a month free of alcohol in what became known as Dry January. Timed to coincide with the New Year’s Resolutions and the excesses of the festive season, Dry January challenges people to go 31 days alcohol-free, feel … Continued

Community Peer Support Groups: January and February Dates

Community Peer Support Groups: January and February Dates Here are the upcoming dates and locations for the Community Peer Support Groups, run on behalf of our PCN by Mental Health Concern. All groups are free to attend. Autumn Dates Group Description Location Dates Time Community Garden No experience necessary. Enjoy some fresh air and good … Continued

Here to help this Christmas

Here to help this Christmas For many reasons, the festive period can be difficult for lots of people. Whether we are experiencing loneliness, or isolation, limited by our physical or mental health, a time of year that is supposed to bring joy can be tough. We wanted to offer some ideas, practical tips and support … Continued

Tips for Winter Wellness

Tips for Winter Wellness Getting ill over Christmas and New Year can turn an exciting time of the year into something of an anti-climax. Here are our top tips to stay well this festive season. Boost your immunity Viruses spread quicker in Winter, so it’s essential to boost your immunity. Millions of people are eligible … Continued