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Over 150,000 annual deaths from lung cancer, lung and heart disease

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor. Lung cancer, heart disease and lung disease…

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National survey delivers positive results for Northumberland GP practices

Patients in Northumberland have given the thumbs up to their experience of GP surgeries, with overall experience rated as some of the best in England in a newly published survey. The results of the 2017 GP Patient Survey have been…

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Stay savvy in the summer sun

Summer is on its way at last – and health experts are reminding people to take care while enjoying the sunshine. Local hospitals and health services see a number of patients every year who have become ill due to summer…

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Annual report and accounts 2016/17

Our annual report and accounts 2016/17 has been published, and is available to download from our publications section here. a[rel~="mtli_filesize171MB"]:after {content:" (1.71 MB)"}…

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Healthy fasting at Ramadan

Many members of the Muslim community may be fasting during the daylight hours in the month of Ramadan – which this year falls between 26 May and 24 June. It is common for people to have one meal just before…

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