Monthly Archives: June 2014

Prevention of Road Traffic Accidents

I watched a brilliant commercial this week that you really should see. In a world full of adverts for unhealthy products that are full of sugar (like breakfast cereals and chocolate) or alcohol, this one made me sit up and Read more

Annual Report

We have just published our first Annual Report. As the elected Chairman of NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) I feel privileged to have led the Governing Body on behalf of GP member practices in our first year Read more

Integrating NHS services for the Elderly

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is focusing on how services can be improved for vulnerable elderly people in the area as mounting demands are put on services in relation to conditions such as stroke and dementia due Read more

Annual Report 2013/14

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual Report has now been published. HAST_CCG_Annual_Report 1314_FINAL

Better Care Fund

Some of you may have heard of The Better Care Fund (BCF). It is a single pooled budget to support health and social care services to work more closely together. Nationally it is a budget of £3.8bn. Hartlepool’s share is Read more

Mental Health

As a GP I know that the mental health of my patients is equally important as their physical health. Our local CCG is responsible for planning and purchasing healthcare services in Stockton and we are working to raise awareness of Read more