Welcome to Burn Brae Medical Group, one of the longest established Medical Practices in the UK, much older than the NHS itself.  We are based in Hexham, Northumberland and our catchment area covers approximately 200 square miles.  We are a recipient of the highest quality award in UK General Practice. Read More



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If you have either a high temperature or a new, continuous cough, stay at home. PLEASE DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL.  You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying home. Use the online NHS 111 tool if you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, if your condition gets worse or you do not feel better after 7 days. Only call 111 if you cannot use the online service.

The NHS have produced a website that will have up to date information for the public. This includes advice about self-isolating and social distancing.

Along with everyone aged 70 or over, the latest advice is to self-isolate for 12 weeksIf you are eligible for an NHS flu vaccination due to a medical condition.  Please read the guidance and talk to your employer. We can only repeat the guidance as stated by the government. Thank you.