Monthly Archives: April 2014

Social prescribing

 A FRIEND OF MINE TOLD ME last week “I don’t go to the doctor because all they will do is give me medication that I don’t need. I prefer to sort things out more naturally”.   Although I gave a Read more

HaST CCG Goes Digital!

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (HaST CCG) new digital tv service is now up and running as well as a new smartphone app. The free channel contains information about all of the CCGs main services and is available Read more

‘Keep calm’ and call NHS 111 when your GP surgery is closed

‘Keep calm and call NHS 111’ when your GP surgery is closed and you need urgent health care. That’s the message from the NHS in the North East as health care services prepare for the busy bank holiday weekend. People Read more

Parkinson’s Disease Self-Management

A PATH THROUGH PARKINSON’S is a new self-management programme developed by Parkinson’s UK and people living with Parkinson’s. The programme brings 8-12 people together into a self-management group. The groups are free to attend but you must book your place Read more

New digital tv service launched

Here in the NHS as in many other large organisations we often assume the public is able to get information about what we do from the internet, forgetting that there are many people who don’t have access to a computer. Read more

‘Keep calm’ and order your repeat prescriptions this Easter

‘Keep calm and look after yourself’ by planning ahead and ordering any repeat prescriptions you may need over the Easter period – that’s the message from your local NHS. Dr Boleslaw Posmyk, Chair of NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Read more