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It's now flu season!

We are having a drop-in clinic on Saturday 21st October 9.30am - 12.30pm.

Please check with a receptionist if you are eligible for this years vaccination.  

The annual service for the Ponteland Road Health Centre x-ray equipment is due to take place on the afternoon of the 7th and 8th November. As a result the service will run between 08:00 and 12:00 on these two days.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


ways to wellness


Do you have one or more of these long-term health conditions?

Chronic breathing difficulties (COPD)



Heart Disease


Osteoporosis (thinning of the bones)


Do you want extra support to manage and improve your health?

Do you want to feel better?


Ways to Wellness adds to the medical support you receive to help you feel more confident to manage your long-term condition and make positive lifestyle choices


What can Ways to Wellness do for you?

We will discuss how your health and life affect each other;

Your lifestyle, looking after yourself, managing your symptoms, work/volunteering and other activities, money, where you live, family and friends, how you feel and cope.


We help you to make an action plan and set personal goals.

We then assist you with;

Getting involved in local groups and activities

Link you to other services that can help you

Healthy eating and cooking

Meeting new people and making friends

Finding information

Making healthy lifestyle choices

Getting more active

Help you find support groups

Encourage you and help you gain confidence




Ask your Doctor, Nurse or Healthcare assistant to refer you to the service or telephone

0191 273 4495 (9am-4.30pm Mon-Fri) for more information.


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