Frequently Asked Questions about Primary Care Networks Here are some straightforward answers to some of the most common questions about Primary Care Networks. What does PCN stand for? A PCN is a Primary Care Network. Why do I need to know about PCNs? There are two main reasons to tell patients about our network: Firstly, … Continued
As part of North Gosforth Primary Care Network, patients have access to new and specialist services.
There are several NHS services you can refer yourself to without needing to see a GP first.
Togetherall is a new online mental health resource.
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
All about NHS Health Checks NHS Health Checks are a free, regular check-up of your overall health. Think of it as an MOT for your body. They aim to keep you running smoothly and reduce the chances of problems developing further down the road. Health checks are for people who are generally healthy and well. … Continued
Struggling with your New Year’s Resolutions? ‘New Year, New You’ is a common refrain we often hear at the end of the festive season and into January. It chimes with the idea of New Year’s resolutions – often to get fit, lose weight or otherwise reverse the excesses of Christmas – as well as … Continued