Alcohol and cancer

Alcohol and cancer

Only 1 in 3 North East adults are aware that alcohol can cause cancer. But alarming figures reveal that four out 10 people (around 855,000 people) are drinking enough to significantly raise their risks . The figures come as Balance and the NHS launch a major campaign in the North East and North C...
Patient Data Opt-Out

Patient Data Opt-Out

You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. Your confidential patient information will still be used for your individual care. Further information from NHS Digital can be found here. NHS Digital – Opting-out of sharing your confidential pat...
Veterans: NHS mental health services

Veterans: NHS mental health services

Mental health problems are common and can affect anyone, including veterans and their families. Although it’s completely normal to experience anxiety or depression after traumatic events, this can be tough to deal with. Symptoms or problems coping can happen at any time, including a few years aft...
Did you know its Children’s Mental Health Week

Did you know its Children’s Mental Health Week

Advice for parents, guardians and carers on how to support a child or young person if you’re concerned about their mental health. Many parents, guardians and carers are concerned about how their children, whatever their age, are feeling at the moment. We are now in our third national lockdown a...
Updating your contact details

Updating your contact details

Can you all please ensure your contact details are up to date with the practice. Mobile phone numbers are particularly important in case we have to invite patients at short notice to have their covid vaccination. You can update your details on the NHS app and the Systmone online page but not the ...
Rock My Menopause

Rock My Menopause

OVER HALF THE POPULATION IS AFFECTED BY MENOPAUSE WHY DON’T WE TALK ABOUT IT MORE? Rock my menopause have created templates so you can download, personalise and share #RockMyMenopause #Menovist and #PelvicFloorFace far and wide. They’ve also got helpful factsheets and information on specific ...
Alnwick Medical is now an eConsult Practice

Alnwick Medical is now an eConsult Practice

Alnwick Medical is now an eConsult Practice For all requests for an appointment with one of our clinicians please submit an eConsult on line and either follow a flow based on your condition or symptoms. If you call the practice for an appointment our team will now ask you a short set of triage qu...
Domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence and abuse

Domestic violence, also called domestic abuse, includes physical, emotional and sexual abuse in couple relationships or between family members. Domestic violence can happen against anyone, and anybody can be an abuser. During the COVID-19 pandemic, domestic abuse charities and other organisations...