Easter Opening 2018

by chrismettham

Please see the attached poster for information regarding medical services over the Easter weekend. Easter 18 Poster

Carers Northumberland – Information

by chrismettham

You may look after a husband, wife, partner, child, parent, another relative or a neighbour or friend. You probably don’t stop to think about yourself while you’re so busy every day. You are not alone. There are an estimated 35,500 carers living in Northumberland. Carers Northumberland is a charity dedicated to improving the lives of […]

Flu Headlines News

by chrismettham

Flu is headlining the news. Branch End Surgery has a stock of flu vaccinations available for patients in ‘At Risk’ groups. To book a vaccination contact the surgery on 01661 842626. If you are unsure if you are in an ‘At Risk’ group please contact the surgery. Vaccinations will be available until the end of […]

Thousands of GP appointments ‘lost’ due to children with conjunctivitis being turned away from nursery.

by Liesl Crowe-Broekhuijsen

Thousands of GP appointments ‘lost’ due to children with conjunctivitis being turned away from nursery, says RCGP Publication date: 13 November 2016 An estimated 160,000 GP appointments could be freed up if schools stopped sending home children with infective conjunctivitis, according to the Royal College of General Practitioners. The RCGP says that cases of conjunctivitis […]