The MELISSA Bus is set to return to Gateshead on Tuesday 26th September when it visits Trinity Square for a Health Promotion Day, and will be supported by various teams from throughout Gateshead Health.

The bus will be on-hand at Trinity Square between 10:00am – 4:00pm, and will be home to a number of displays – with representatives from Gateshead Health teams including cancer prehabilitation, breast screening, AAA screening, bowel cancer screening, admiral nursing, colposcopy and Macmillan cancer information and support.

MELISSA stands for Mobile Educational Learning Improving Simulation Safety Activities, and the double-decker travels throughout the North East and North Cumbria region to deliver healthcare education and training for all.

A full list of upcoming tour dates for the MELISSA bus can be found via their website, where you can also learn about what else you can expect to find on board!