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  • Decision on future of congenital heart disease services welcomed

    A decision to allow a level 1 congenital heart disease (CHD) centre to remain in Newcastle has been welcomed by the Trust

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  • Trust appoints Professor Sir John Burn as new Chairman

    Professor Sir John Burn has been confirmed as the new Chairman of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

    On 1 December 2017 he will take over from Kingsley Smith, who has completed over ten years as the Trust’s Chairman.

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  • Stay well this winter

    It's important to look after yourself, especially during the winter. Cold weather can be seriously bad for your health.

    If you start to feel unwell, even if it's a cough or a cold, don't wait until it gets more serious. Seek advice from your pharmacist.

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  • Let's talk about it

    Transplant experts in Newcastle proudly support the appeal for families to have a lifesaving talk about organ donation.

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  • Newcastle Hospitals national lead for clinical research

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has retained its position as the country’s top performing trust for the number of studies it supported for the sixth year running.

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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

Antibiotic Awareness Month

Our antimicrobial team are raising awareness of responsible antibiotic use and the role everyone has in preventing antibiotic resistance during November to coincide with World Antibiotic Awareness Week (13 – 19 November).

Sculptures honour organ donors

Organ Sculptures 5

A poignant and beautiful new sculpture work commemorating the many people who have saved lives through organ donation has been unveiled in Newcastle's Institute of Transplantation

New radiotherapy machine at the Freeman Hospital

New radiotherapy machine

Cancer patients across the region are now benefiting from greater cutting edge treatment at the Newcastle Hospitals thanks to a national £130 million investment programme.

Temporary road closures for 9 months from 20 July 2017

Killingworth road closure

Killingworth Road to all modes of transport, Salters Bridge and Castle Farm Road Bridge during the forthcoming work to replace the Killingworth Road Metro Bridge

Celebrating 50 years of heart transplantation

50 years transplant

Staff at the Newcastle Hospitals were joined by patients past and present to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the world’s first successful human heart transplant

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

Nurse with visitor

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.

View all our health improvement services here

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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