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Job Vacancy: Paramedic Practitioner

Job Vacancy: Paramedic Practitioner Gosforth and Jesmond Health are recruiting for a Paramedic Practitioner to join the Primary Care Network teams in Jesmond and Gosforth. Role Paramedic Practitioner Location 8 GP practices in Gosforth and Jesmond Working Pattern Full-time Contract Permanent Salary £41,659 to £47,672 a year Apply Via NHS Jobs (reference A5457-22-5838) by 4th … Continued

The Autumn Covid Booster Campaign launches today

The Autumn Covid Booster Campaign launches today This Autumn, more than 26 million people will be invited to come forward and receive a booster vaccination, further protecting them from COVID-19. Today, Monday 5th September, the Autumn Booster rollout will begin with 1.6 million care home staff and residents and housebound people set to receive a … Continued

A message from Dr Foo

A message from Dr Foo After 29 years as a Partner at the Grove Medical Group, it is with mixed feelings that I am announcing my retirement next month. I have seen so many changes over the years: moving onto computer systems, changes to the premises and even greater changes to how General Practice is … Continued

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather

Heatwave: how to cope in hot weather With temperatures in Newcastle due to hit the mid-30s this week, and higher elsewhere in the country, here’s how to cope with the heat and stay safe. Risks The main risks during a heatwave are dehydration, overheating, leading to possible heat stroke and sunburn. Older people, those who … Continued

Looking after your skin this summer. 

Looking after your skin this summer.  Many people will be preparing for a trip away with the summer holidays approaching.  Whether exploring parts of Britain or travelling further afield, it is important to look after your skin when you are out in the sun.  Getting sunburn  When your skin is exposed to harmful UV light, … Continued

Please continue to wear masks

Please continue to wear masks in NHS settings With covid cases in Newcastle on the rise, we want to encourage patients to continue to wear masks when visiting us or any other NHS setting. For GP practices to smoothly deliver safe, efficient services to patients, we need to minimise the risk of covid spreading as … Continued

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work?

What is NHS Screening, and how does it work? The NHS’s screening programme is a way to determine if people have an increased chance of specific health problems. The earlier these signs are detected, the sooner the NHS can offer management and treatment   Who is screening for? It is important to note that screening … Continued