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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

It’s not too late to get a flu jab

It’s not too late to get a flu jab We would like to remind patients that there is still time to get a flu jab this winter. While it may feel like the worst of winter has passed, flu is still circulating, and infections are at a two-year high. A vaccination doesn’t totally rule out … 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. is part of PCN, and working collaboratively with … Continued

Job Vacancy: Clinical Pharmacy Technician

Job Vacancy: Clinical Pharmacy Technician Role Clinical Pharmacy Technician Location GP Practices in Jesmond Lower Gosforth Working Pattern Full-time Contract Permanent Salary Band 5 – £27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum Apply Via NHS Jobs (reference 317-2023-01-06-DR) by 23rd January 2023 Jesmond Lower Gosforth Primary Care Network has a vacancy for a Clinical Pharmacy … 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

Patient Update: Industrial Action

Patient Update: Industrial Action Many patients will be aware of the industrial action taking place in the NHS this month. Two days of strikes by nursing staff have taken place (15th December and 20th December) with Ambulance and Paramedic staff due to strike on 21st and 28th December. It is important to note that GP … Continued