A new Research Study – would you like to take part?

by Liesl Crowe-Broekhuijsen

This website link is to a new study by Prof Taylor. They are currently  looking for people with a BMI less than 27 either with or without type 2 diabetes to see if the condition is also reversible in non-obese patients (using non-diabetics as control patients): https://www.ncl.ac.uk/magres/research/diabetes/newstudy-retune/ If you would be interested in taking part or […]

Starting in September – Friendly Fridays

by Liesl Crowe-Broekhuijsen

New for September Friendly Fridays Looking for somewhere to meet or make friends? Drop in for tea, coffee and a chat at the Quaker Meeting House every Friday from 10am -12 noon, starting on 6 September. Everyone welcome from babies to pensioners. Contact Melna 844040 or Edna 843081  

JUNE – DID NOT ATTEND APPOINTMENTS

by Liesl Crowe-Broekhuijsen

In June 2019, Branch End Surgery had a total of 55 DNA’d Appointments. DNA stands for Did NOT Attend. Every day we have patients in need of GP and Nurse appointments, please just ring and cancel if you are unable to attend. Thank you for your cooperation.

Northumberland Joint Musculoskeletal and Pain Service

by Liesl Crowe-Broekhuijsen

From 1 July 2019, patients in Northumberland with musculoskeletal conditions or persistent pain can access a new service. The Northumberland Joint Musculoskeletal and Pain Service is a partnership between Northumbria Healthcare and Connect Health. If you are experiencing musculoskeletal aches and pains or persistent pain, the Northumberland Joint Musculoskeletal and Pain Service (JMAPS) can help […]

Recycle your Inhalers

by Liesl Crowe-Broekhuijsen

Did you know you can return your inhalers at your Pharmacy instead of them going into landfill? Click on the link below to find your nearest Pharmacy that participates in this scheme. https://pharmacyfinder.completethecycle.eu/index.html