Seaton Park Medical Group
Ashington and Newbiggin
Telephone 01670 811811

Advice & Appointments

When the surgeries are open and how to make appointments with Doctors or Nurses.

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Other Clinics & Services

We have a range of services from Asthma Clinics to Chronic Disease Clinics.

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Coughs

A cough is the body’s way of protecting the lungs. If dust or food enters the back of the throat – coughing protects the airways from bacteria going down and causing a chest infection. Medicines which prevent coughing can do more harm than good.

When to see the doctor:

  • If coughing continues for more than a week or two after a cold has cleared up
  • If coughing produces yellow, green or brown spit from the lungs
  • If breathing is accompanied by a pain in the chest, or shortness of breath
  • If coughing produces blood
  • If the patient is anxious