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Find your NHS Number

Find your NHS Number Your NHS number is unique to you. It’s a 10-digit number that helps everyone in the NHS identify you and match your details to your health record. Knowing your NHS number can save you time when accessing NHS services. If you need your NHS number, you can find it in your … Continued

Prescriptions: Who pays what?

Prescriptions: Who pays what? In England, there can be a cost when you need prescribed medication. Prescriptions in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are free. Some items are also free, such as contraception or medicine prescribed when you are staying in hospital. Standard Costs As of 1st May 2024, the standard cost of an NHS … Continued

NHS Health and Wellbeing Services

NHS Health and Wellbeing Services in Gosforth and Jesmond Patients at GP practices in Gosforth and Jesmond can self-refer to the expert services of our Health and Wellbeing coaches. It is part of the additional level of services provided by our Primary Care Networks, and designed specially to help keep our patient population healthy and … Continued

Fast-Track Suspected Cancer Referrals

Fast-Track Suspected Cancer Referrals A fast-track referral means you will be offered an appointment within 28 days of your GP’s referral. Why am I being urgently referred? Your GP feels that you have symptoms that require investigation by a hospital specialist as soon as possible. This is so that your illness can be diagnosed and … Continued

The NHS Friends and Family Test

The NHS Friends and Family Test is a simple, anonymous way for patients to give feedback after receiving care or treatment. It’s used across the NHS to help understand if patients are happy with the services we provide or where improvement is needed.