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Named GP for Patients over the age of 75 years

From 1st April 2014, everyone aged 75 and over is entitled to have a named GP to oversee their care.  Please note that it is not always possible to see your named GP if you require an urgent appointment, however, routine appointments are available to book in advance if you would like to discuss your care with your named GP.  If yo are not sure who your named GP is or would like to change your named GP please speak to our reception team.

Medical advice at your fingertips for parents

Parents and carers can now find NHS advice at their fingertips to help them look after your children's health.  the app gives easy to understand guidance on childhood illnesses, recognising when your child is unwell, and advice on when and where to seek further treatment.  The app, which is also available as a 115 page booklet, has been created by healthcare professionals across the region as part of the North east Urgent and Emergency Care Network.

the booklet and app contains everything from oral health, upset tummies and diarrhoea to advice on bumps and bruises.

download the app now, available on Google Play and the App Store by searching for NHS child health or view the booklet online at