Throckley Primary Care

0191 264 1014

Useful links, numbers and leaflets

Patient information leaflets


Click here to access Patient UK – Comprehensive, free, up-to-date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations.

NHS Choices Health Information – Make better choices about your health. Access in-depth information on over 850 conditions and treatments.

Click on the links below to view some of our most frequently requested patient information leaflets:

Coughs and colds in young children

High temperature (fever) in children

Sore throat

Ear infection (otitis media)


Diarrhoea and vomiting (gastroenteritis) in children

Diarrhoea and vomiting (gastroenteritis) in adults

Cystitis in women

Cervical Screening






Checking Moles


Useful phone numbers


Reception 264 1014
Repeat Prescriptions (10am – 6pm) 264 1014
Fax 210 6702
Health Visitor 264 1014
Out of Hours 111


Freeman233 6161
Hexham General0344 811 8111
Marie Curie219 1000
Campus for Ageing and Vitality (formerly Newcastle General)233 6161
North Tyneside General0344 811 8111
Nuffield0800 – 589 689
Queen Elizabeth, Gateshead482 0000
RVI233 6161


Age Concern232 6488
Alcoholics Anonymous521 4400
Alzheimer’s Disease Society236 2006
Childline0800 – 1111
Citizens’ Advice Bureau232 0832
Disability Benefits Enquiry Line0800 – 882 200
Housing Advice Centre261 0074
Lemington Clinic229 1806
National Drugs Helpline0800 – 77 66 00
NECA234 3486
Newcastle Law Centre230 4777
Newcastle Talking Therapies0300 555 1115
New Croft Centre (GUM & Sexual Health Clinic)229 2999
NHS 111111
NHS Health Information0800 – 66 55 44
Parentline281 4881
Police214 6555
Rape Crisis Centre232 9858
Registrar of Births & Deaths211 5089
Relate232 9109
Samaritans0845 – 79 09 090
Social Services – Newburn277 2555
Social Services – Out of Hours232 8520
Social Services – Prudhoe01661 – 832 758
Social Services – Sheriff Leas286 3311
Streetwise230 5400
Termination of Pregnancy Direct Appointment Line0191 – 28 29 300
U Call Buses202 0620
Victim Support274 4274
Women’s Aid265 2148

Useful Website Links

NHS Choices

NHS Direct


ASH – Action on Smoking and Health

Age Concern England

Alzheimer’s Society Newcastle

Arthritis Care

Asthma – National Asthma Campaign

Autism – National Autistic Society

Back Pain – National Backpain Association


Benefits Information – Department of Work and Pensions

Blind – Royal National Institute for the Blind

Breastfeeding Network

Cancer – Northern Cancer Network

Cancer – British Association for Cancer United Patients (BACUP)


Carers Centre – Newcastle

Colostomy Association

Deaf – Royal National Institute for Deaf People

Diabetes UK

Dyslexia – British Dyslexia Association

Eczema – National Eczema Association

Epilepsy Action

Family Planning – Marie Stopes

Gingerbread – for lone parents

Health Promotion / Lifestyle

Heart – British Heart Foundation

Immunisation information

Liver – British Liver Trust

Lung – British Lung Foundation

ME Association

Medicines – over 800 leaflets on specific medicines and drugs

MENCAP – Learning disability

Meningitis – Meningitis Trust

Mental Health Foundation

Miscarriage Association

MIND – for mental health problems

Multiple Sclerosis Society

My Care Newcastle – advice on care & support for adults in Newcastle

NCT – National Childbirth Trust

Organ Donation

Osteoporosis – National Osteoporosis Society

RELATE – for relationship problems

Support / self-help groups – details of over 2000 patient support and self-help organisations

Tests and investigations

Travel – Fit for Travel NHS site for travel advice

NHS Websites

NHS Choices

NHS Direct

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust

Newcastle and North Tyneside Health

Newcastle Psychological Services

Newcastle Talking Therapies

Northumbria Healthcare

Department of Health

West Newcastle Practice Based Commissioning Group

Local Information

Information Now – Newcastle’s Older People’s Website

Newcastle Journal and Evening Chronicle

Newcastle City Council

The Grange, Throckley

The Lemington Centre