Request for chlamydia and gonorrhoea screening pack

Your request will be sent to an NHS.net email mailbox which is monitored by the South Tyneside Sexual Health team who will send you a testing pack to the name and address specified. You must then post the completed sample via Freepost to the Public Health England laboratory.

Click here to request your pack

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Flu vaccinations have arrived!

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The vaccines cant give you the flu, they only contain inactivated flu viruses

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Help us help you!

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We want to hear from you!

We want to get better at communicating with our patients. We want to make sure you can read and understand the information we send you. If you find it hard to read our letters or if you need someone to support you at appointments please discuss this with us.

We want to know if you need a British Sign Language interpreter or advocate.

Please tell a member of the team at your next visit if you need communication support

Thank you

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Being seen at your local Pharmacy

Did you know that for many common problems, instead of booking an appointment with the surgery you can visit your local pharmacy instead?  Not only can this save time, but pharmacies are open at times the surgery is closed and if you don’t normally pay for prescriptions then any medicine the pharmacist gives you is free.

Most local pharmacies are participating and if your condition turns out to be more serious they can still refer you to your GP.  Click here to find your nearest Pharmacy.

For a full list of conditions click here or click the Continue reading link below.

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