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  • Highest badge of honour for Newcastle Hospitals

     We are delighted to have received the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme's Gold Award for our outstanding support to the Armed Forces

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  • Newcastle Hospitals tops national NIHR clinical research table for the seventh year running

    The Trust topped the national league tables for the number of health research studies with a total of 550 studies supported by the trust, exceeding last year’s record of 528.

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  • 70 years, 70 stories

    We are marking the 70th anniversary of the NHS with seventy stories, told by the Trust’s amazing staff, about how their work makes the organisation one of the best performing teaching Trusts in the country.

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  • Newcastle Hospitals rated best 'overall experience' in region

    Patients have rated Newcastle Hospitals amongst the best in the country in a new report published by the CQC. The ‘Outstanding’ trust received the highest score for ‘overall patient experience’ across the North East.

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  • Pop-up hospital is showcased as part of Great Exhibition of the North

    A ‘POP-UP’ hospital featuring a fusion of old medicine and new, complete with a four-bedded ward, will be officially unveiled as part of the Great Exhibition of the North from Monday (16 July).

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  • Do you want to work for an 'Outstanding' Trust?

    Without our staff, we wouldn’t be able to offer the world-class standards of safe and compassionate care the Newcastle Hospitals are renowned for. If you think your future could start here, then find out more...

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  • Please only use A&E or 999 for emergencies

    Public urged to avoid using NHS services if they have minor illnesses or ailments. Please do not attend A&E or dial 999 unless it is a serious or life threatening emergency

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  • Our care has been rated as Outstanding

    The Newcastle Hospitals are delighted to announce that the Care Quality Commission has rated its services, and the staff who provide them, as 'Outstanding'

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    Our care has been rated as Outstanding

Norovirus and Flu are very easily passed on to others and can cause harm

If you have had diarrhoea or vomiting within the last 2 days or you have flu-like symptoms please do not come into hospital. You can often treat the flu and norovirus without seeing your GP. Your local pharmacist can give advice and recommend treatment.

Finalists in the Nursing Times Awards 2018

Nursing Times Awards 2018

Staff from Newcastle Hospitals have been shortlisted for two categories in this year's Nursing Times Awards - Cancer Nursing and Patient Safety Improvement

Great North Children's Hospital 'Pop up' hospital

Fudge and Blaze

Fudge and Blaze invite you to their 'Pop Up' Hospital as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. Come along!

Freeman's dialysis unit celebrates 40 years

Dialysis 40 years

Newcastle's Freeman Hospital is celebrating its 40th anniversary of providing 'Outstanding' dialysis care for patients across the North East

Essential road resurfacing

Road works

Essential road resurfacing works to the main entrance roundabout area at Freeman Hospital will commence on Saturday 18th August (Phase 1) & Sunday 19th August (Phase 2). Works will commence at 8am until approximately 2pm.

Sexual health

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We offer a full range of sexual health services at a variety of clinics across Newcastle, where you can make an appointment quickly and in complete confidence.

Stop smoking

Stop Smoking Service

Your local stop-smoking service is here to support you every step of the way. Find out how we can help you.

Diabetes Centre

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The Newcastle Diabetes Centre provides advice and support for people with diabetes.

Organ donation


One organ donor can give life to several people. The need for donors has never been greater so please register as a donor.

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Accident and Emergency

Accident and Emergency

Accident and Emergency is for patients who require immediate, emergency medical attention due to a serious illness or injury. There is now a brand new specialist Emergency Department at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

Walk in Centres

Our Walk-in Centres are for patients who have a minor injury or ailment and are based at the heart of your community.

Minor Injuries Unit

The Minor Injuries Unit is for patients who have a minor injury or ailment and is based at the RVI in the city centre.

Eye Casualty

Eye Casualty is for patients who have a minor injury or ailment affecting one or both of the eyes and is based at the RVI in the city centre.

Dental Emergency Clinic

The Dental Emergency Clinic is for patients in pain or have facial swelling or bleeding and is based at the Dental Hospital next to the RVI in the city centre.

Choose our services

Giving you choice about where you receive treatment is essential. You are free to choose the hospital where you want to be treated, so for details visit your treatment, your choice.

Northern Centre for Cancer Care

We aim to give patients the best possible chance to beat cancer and leukaemia.

Children's Services

The Great North Children's Hospital offers top-class children's services.

Walk-in centres

You can access healthcare in your community at our walk-in centres.

Services and treatments


Find out more about all our services and treatments.

Newcastle Hospitals performance

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You can find out how Newcastle Hospitals performs in a wide range of areas.

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