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AAA (Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm)

AAA stands for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm. The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body. It runs from your heart down through your chest and abdomen.

In some people, as they get older, the wall of the aorta in the abdomen can become weak. It can then start to expand and form what is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm. The condition is most common in men aged 65 and above. Men are six times more likely to have an aneurysm than women and your risk of having an aneurysm increases if you are or have been a smoker, you have high blood pressure or you have a close family member who has had one.

Please click on the link to go to our Self Help Page for more information and to watch a small video.

Posted: 12 October 2017

GP Mean Earnings

All GP Practices are required to declare the ‘mean’ earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients.

The Average Pay for GPs working in Deneside Medical Centre in the last financial year was £69,155 before tax and national insurance. This is for 2 full time GPs who worked at the practice for six months.

Posted: 31 March 2017