Archive | September, 2014

Whooping Cough Vaccine for Pregnant Ladies

The whooping cough vaccine should be given to pregnant ladies between 28 weeks pregnant and 32 weeks pregnant but can be given up to 38 weeks pregnant.  Please contact Reception for an appointment with the Practice Nurse.

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Stoptober

Smokers across the country are being asked to join in with some of the country’s top comedians for this year’s 28-day Stoptober challenge, the annual quitting event from Public Health England, which is backed by Smoke Free Newcastle.  In the last two years 22,000 people in the North East have signed up to make a […]

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Changes to ‘birthday checks’

If you have a long term condition (such as diabetes, COPD, asthma, high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation or have previously had a stroke or heart attack) you will be used to us asking you to come in for a yearly check around your birthday. The review is to help prevent any complications of your condition […]

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