Tennant Street Medical Practice

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Health Information

Our Library has a range of useful leaflets providing you with information about a number of healthcare topics.

Military Veterans

Did you know that if you are a military veteran you may be able to have onward referrals fast-tracked?   Please let your GP know if you have ever served in any of the armed forces.  The website below is also a valuable tool to help you once you leave the armed forces.


Armed Forces Register

Veterans’ Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS)  call 0303 123 1145 or email vwals@nhs.net


www.besttreatments.co.uk – Clinical evidence for patients from the British Medical Journal

www.familydoctor.org – Health Information for the whole family

www.gpnotebook.com – Online medical encyclopaedia

www.patient.co.uk – Comprehensive, free, up to date health information as provided by GPs to patients during consultations

www.physioroom.com – Sports injury/physiotherapy information

xray information for patients

Norethisterone information

Bowel Cancer Awareness





http://www.myharbour.org.uk – Help and support for people at risk of or are experiencing domestic abuse

Information – PowerPoint information re above

www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk – Help and advice if you think you may have a drink problem

www.nth.nhs.uk/services/stop-smoking-service/ – Local advice and information on stopping smoking

www.carersuk.org – website full of useful information for carers

www.heartuk.org.uk – Keep your heart health advice about lowering your cholesterol

www.macmillan.org.uk – Macmillan support improves the lives of people affected by cancer.  Practical, medical, emotional and financial support is available

www.hartlepoolandstocktonccg.nhs.uk/ -Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the NHS organisation that coordinates the delivery of health services on behalf of everyone living in Hartlepool and Stockton. They are a membership organisation made up of 36 GP practices across the area that covers a population of nearly 300,000.

www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/1127.aspx– If you need more than 12 prescribed medicines each year, you could save money with a 12-month Prescription Prepayment Certificate.