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Donations are welcome
02/10/2018
Donations are welcome
During October, November and December the Practice will be collecting non perishable food items to be donated to two local charities

Vinnies Cafe - Byker
Peoples Kitchen - Jesmond

The items will be collected until mid November for one and then from mid November until Christmas Eve for the other.  These charities help and feed a lot of people in need.  There is a collection box on reception for all donations and a list of items incase people want to be specific.

thank you
 
We are now on Instagram
01/10/2018
We are now on Instagram

Please follow us on social media for all the latest news and information.  We are newcastlemedicalnmc.
This site is regularly updated and will provide vital infromation to patients registered at the Practice.

 
Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS
05/07/2018
Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS
Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS!!!!

The National Health Service turns 70 today. It’s the perfect day to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions. Please take this time to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives and to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff, the everyday heroes who are there to guide, support and care for us.
 
Cupcake Day
15/06/2018
Cupcake Day
We are so happy to announce we raised £505.50p for the Alzheimer’s Society from our cupcake day.

Words cannot express how thankful we are to everyone who took part and donated. Your support is greatly appreciated. We would like to wish a special thank you to the following people and places:-
Mary, Joan and Roger
Kate – Boots
Dytham Jewellery Designers -https://www.dythamjewellery.co.uk
Cakes Contour - https://www.cakescontour.co.uk
Boots Hotspur Way Eldon Square

If it wasn’t for the above people/places the day would not have been such a success. Thank you to you all.
 
 
Road Closure's for the Great Exhibition of the North
30/05/2018
Road Closure's for the Great Exhibition of the North
The Great Exhibition of the North which runs from the 22nd June  until the 9th September.  Screen on the Green will also be back in Old Eldon Square.

They are still subject to some change. Work is currently being carried out on Newgate Street and John Dobson Street to deal with increased traffic.

30 June/ 1st July
7 July/ 8 July
14 July/ 15 July
21 July/ 22 July
28 July/ 29 July
4 Aug/ 5 Aug
11 Aug/ 12 Aug
18 Aug/ 19 Aug
25 Aug/ 26 Aug
1 Sep/ 2 Sept

Picture from The Great Exhibition of the North Official Site

 
CUPCAKE DAY FOR ALZHEIMER'S
05/04/2018
CUPCAKE DAY FOR ALZHEIMER'S
The Practice will be holding a cupcake day to raise vital funds for the Alzheimer's Society.  The practice will be holing this on Thursday 14th June 2018 and all are welcome.  

There will be cakes and sweets and other Alzheimer's merchandise to purchase.  There will be no drinks for health and safety reasons. 

The Practice staff will be wearing blue and donating a fee to the charity for the pleasure a non-uniform day.  There will also be games like guess the flavour of the cake and guess how many sweets in the jar.  

Please come along and join in the fun to raise vital funds for a fantastic charity.
 
Adverse Weather Conditions - Change to Closing Time
01/03/2018
Adverse Weather Conditions - Change to Closing Time
Due to the amber weather alert, the disruptions to traffic and the closing of Eldon Square Shopping Centre the surgery will be closing at 5.30pm tonight.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope you understand this is out of our hands.

If you need medical assistance during this time please call 0191 2322973
 
Adverse Weather Conditions
28/02/2018
Adverse Weather Conditions
Due to the amber weather alert, the disruptions to traffic and the closing of Eldon Square Shopping Centre the surgery will be closing at 5.30pm tonight.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope you understand this is out of our hands.

If you need medical assistance during this time please call 0191 2322973 
 
 
Happy Chinese New Year
15/02/2018
Happy Chinese New Year
Happy New Year to all the Chinese patients we have registered at the Practice.  

Hope the New Year brings happiness, good fortune and wealth to all. 


新年快乐                                                      新年快樂
 
07/02/2018
Student Book Exchange
CALLING ALL STUDENTS
There’s no point keeping those old textbooks around to gather dust when you can donate them to a fellow student.
Newcastle Medical Centre is happy for students to donate their text books here.

Students wishing to take a book would be asked to make a small donation at reception.  Any money raised will be donated to a local charity.

For more information please ask the Student Champion
 
Smear Campaign
19/09/2017
Smear Campaign
We are promoting our smear campaign week which begins on Monday 9th October 2017.  Please arrange an appointment to have yours.

Each year around five million women in the UK are invited for cervical screening (smear test).  Cervical screening saves 5,000 lives a year in the UK.

Cervical screening is free and you should receive your invitation to attend for regular screening from your GP surgery (it is important that you let them know of any change in your name or address).
If you are feeling anxious beforehand, you can ask a member of your family or friend to accompany you. Your practice nurse or GP will be happy to talk through any anxieties that you have prior to your cervical screening appointment

Cervical screening is NOT a test to find cancer. It is a screening test to detect changes to the cells of the cervix, which are called cervical abnormalities or pre-cancer. Between 90 and 94% of all screening results come back normal, with no abnormalities found.  It is important to remember that an abnormal screening result rarely means cancer.  Having regular cervical screening offers the best protection against developing cervical cancer.
Please take up your invitation to attend your cervical screening test; regular screening saves lives.  If you would like to have a smear performed please
contact us to make an appointment with the Practice Nurse.
 
18/09/2017
Minor Surgery Clinics
The Practice will soon be holding Minor Surgery clinics.  At the moment we are keeping a list of patients who require this service until we have enough to hold a clinic.  If you think you may need minor surgery then please get in touch to book an appointment with one of the doctors who will assess this for you
 
Winter Flu Campaign
17/09/2017
Winter Flu Campaign
If you want help to stay healthy and prevent the spread of flu among family, friends and work colleagues, taking advantage of the winter flu jab is a good first step. Flu is contagious and it can be passed through coughing, sneezing or by touching infected surfaces or people. Most flu outbreaks usually happen in late autumn or winter, and, for most people, it's an unpleasant but not a life-threatening condition


Our first two flu clinics are:


  • Friday 6th October 2017
  • Saturday 14th October 2017

Please get in touch to arrange an appointment for your jab.
 
16/09/2017
Carer, Elderly & Student Champions
Carer and Elderly Champion
Cheryl is our new champion for carers and the elderly.  If you have any concerns or need help with anything please just pop into the surgery or call us on 0191 232 2973 and ask to speak to Cheryl.

Student Champion
Abbie is our new champion for students  If you have any concerns or need help with anything please just pop into the surgery or call us on 
0191 232 2973 and ask to speak to Sacha.
 
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