With the COVID-19 Delta variant on the rise, we are asking all patients, who phone to arrange an appointment, if they have any COVID-19 symptoms, including a headache, sore throat, and runny nose, which are now being commonly reported for the Delta variant. We would also like to remind patients that face coverings play a…

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COVID Vaccination Programme Update #5

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group (NG CCG) is working with Public Health at Newcastle Council to ensure we maximise the vaccination opportunities and ensure access for all across Newcastle. To do this, Newcastle Gateshead CCG (NG CCG) is asking Practices to allow data to be shared in a very safe and controlled manner with Public…

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Data Sharing with NHS Digital

From 1st September 2021 data may be shared from the GP medical records about: any living patient registered at a GP practice in England when the collection started – this includes children and adults any patient who died after this data sharing started, and was previously registered at a GP practice in England when the data…

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