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  • Children's Heart Services Boost

    World-class children's heart services at Newcastle Hospitals have been boosted by Government investment of £41.7 million 

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  • Newcastle Hospitals declare climate emergency

    The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is joining an international movement to declare a climate emergency, becoming the first NHS trust in the UK to do so.

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  • Dame Jackie's Blog

    Welcome to my blog which gives me the opportunity to highlight and recognise some of the amazing achievements of our staff and initiatives to continually improve patient care

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  • Good Work is Good for You!

    We are the proud owners of the 'Better Health at Work Continuing Excellence Award' - raising awareness of the importance of being and staying healthy and encouraging our staff to use their experience to support others

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  • Leading stroke research

    Researchers at Newcastle Hospitals are leading the way in an international study which aims to help stroke patients regain hand movement and strength and have seen promising results

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  • Newcastle Hospitals rated best in the country

    The CQC has rated the Newcastle Hospitals 'Outstanding' - one of only five in the country and the largest NHS organization to receive the accolade twice

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  • Pass It On

    Did you know in spring 2020, the law around organ donation will change? We are proud to support the new 'Pass It On' campaign


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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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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.

Trust joins NHS rainbow badge initiative

NHS Rainbow Badge

We have joined the NHS Rainbow Badge initiative to allow staff to show their support for LGTB+ staff and patients

Approval of new lung cancer drug trialled in Newcastle


A promising new lung cancer treatment will be available on the NHS through the Cancer Drugs Fund, thanks to a new NICE recommendation

Robotic knee replacements a first in the North East

Robotic knee replacements

Orthopaedic surgeons at Newcastle’s Freeman Hospital are the first in the North East to use robotic surgery in the NHS for knee replacements

Lifetime Achievement Award for The Institute of Transplantation

Lifetime achievment award

Newcastle's Institute of Transplantation has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Living North Awards

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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