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West Northumberland

The west of the county is mainly rural, divided by major road and rail networks. The main towns include Prudhoe and Hexham.

We’ll be putting information on this page about this area. If you want to see which area you are in, please use find your GP practice service.



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West Northumberland


Information for women aged 70-79

You may not have received a screening invitation Some women aged between 70 and 79 are being offered the opportunity for a breast screen. This is because some women did not receive an invitation for a final screen, as part…

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Bank holiday pharmacy opening times

Some pharmacies will remain open over the bank holiday, when other services are often unavailable. To view opening hours in Northumberland and surrounding areas please click here…

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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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This Christmas think GP or pharmacy before A&E

NHS England is urging people the North East to see a pharmacist or make an appointment to see a GP, for non-emergency health issues, over the Christmas and New Year period. To help ease the pressure at a very busy…

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