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  • Stay well this winter

    Winter can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or over, and people with long-term conditions. We want to help protect you and those you care for.

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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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  • Trust commits to major programme to secure congenital heart disease services

    Newcastle Hospitals is to invest in new staff and moving services across the city to safeguard the future of paediatric congenital heart disease (CHD) services.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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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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.

Executive Chief Nurse appointed

Maurya Cushlow

Maurya Cushlow will oversee the leadership and development of 7,500 nurses, midwives, allied healthcare professionals, healthcare assistants and patient services staff

Sarah Pape first woman to present McIndoe Lecture


She is the first to present since they began in 1962 at the Scientific Meeting of the British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons

Newcastle leads new genomics hub

Genetics DNA

Genetic testing for people in Yorkshire and the North East is set to be transformed following the announcement of a new genomics laboratory hub for the region

Tyneside Integrated Musculoskeletal Services


TIMS - a new joint Newcastle and Gateshead service offering self-care and fast access to expert opinion, diagnosis and treatment for muscle, joint and soft tissue conditions and chronic pain

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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