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Scarlet Fever: When Should Your Worry?

Recently, there has been coverage in the news about increased cases of scarlet fever and ‘strep A’. Scarlet fever is a contagious infection that mostly affects young children. Most cases are mild and can be easily treated with antibiotics. The Healthier Together website has produced some very useful information, including common symptoms with supporting images. … Continued

Further Updated Practice Statement: Medical Records

Further Updated Practice Statement: Medical Records Over the last month, there have been several changes and updates to NHS England’s plan to change how patients can access their medical records. It centres around a proposed change to automatically give all patients full access to their prospective (or future) medical records. This change was due to … Continued

Job Vacancy: Social Prescribing Link Worker

Job Vacancy: Social Prescribing Link Worker Gosforth And Jesmond Health are recruiting for a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join the North Gosforth team. Role Social Prescribing Link Worker Location GP Practices in North Gosforth Working Pattern Full-time Contract Permanent Salary Band 5 Salary £27,055 to £32,934 a year Apply Via NHS Jobs (reference A5457-22-4389) … Continued

Healthier Together: Trusted NHS Advice for Parents and Caregivers

Healthier Together: Trusted NHS Advice Parents and Caregivers in the North East Healthier Together is an NHS website and smartphone app designed specifically for parents and caregivers in the North East and North Cumbria. The aim is to improve the health of babies, children and young people with advice, helpful resources and information directly from … Continued

Mental Health: Help and Support when you need it

Mental Health: Help and Support when you need it If you or someone you are concerned about needs help with their mental health, then we have support and resources to help. Each image below links to a resource or support information on our website that can help. If you are in crisis If you are … Continued

Updated Practice Statement: Medical Records

Updated Practice Statement: Medical Records would like to issue an update on proposed changes to access to medical records as there have been developments since our initial statement early last week. The proposal was that all patients would have complete prospective access to their medical records from 1st November. As we said last week, significant … Continued

Movember: Changing the face of Men’s health

Movember: Changing the face of Men’s health Since 2003, ‘Movember’ has encouraged people to grow moustaches throughout November to raise funds and awareness about different aspects of Men’s Health. A registered charity, Movember has funded more than 1,250 projects worldwide, designed to transform how health services reach and support men. The main aim is to … Continued