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  • NHS 70

    On 5 July 2018 the NHS, one of the nation’s most loved institutions will celebrate its 70th anniversary and the Newcastle Hospitals is appealing to patients, staff and members of the public to share their stories, photos and memories of healthcare in Newcastle over the last 70 years.

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  • New Chief Executive appointed

    Dame Jackie Daniel has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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  • Transplant: A Chance to Live

    Experts in Newcastle featured in a ground breaking documentary showing pioneering transplant surgery. Catch up on BBC iplayer.

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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

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.

Refurbishment of Freeman Hospital’s restaurant

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The Freeman Hospital's restaurant is currently undergoing refurbishment works, which may result in disruption to the restaurant’s normal service.

Liver expert receives OBE

Prof Dave Jones

Leading clinician Professor Dave Jones has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his outstanding contribution to medicine

'Beat Asthma' website launched

Beat Asthma

Respiratory experts at the Great North Children’s Hospital have launched a new asthma website to help improve asthma care for young people in the North East

Patients rate ‘overall experience’ the best in the North East

Patients at the Heart

PATIENTS have rated Newcastle Hospitals amongst the best in the country in a new report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

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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