Monthly Archives: October 2014

If you’re eligible for the flu vaccine, don’t put it off, get it now

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is supporting the NHS Flu campaign. The campaign is encouraging those who are eligible for the free flu vaccination to take up the offer. It is targeted at those with long-term health conditions, Read more

Stoptober

This month is Stoptober, just like October but without the cigarettes!   During October, the nation’s eight million smokers are being encouraged to take part for the second year in a mass quit attempt.   It won’t surprise you to Read more

Protect yourself from flu!

The CCG is urging people in Hartlepool and Stockton at risk from flu – including the over 65s, those with serious medical conditions and all healthy two, three and four year-old children to take up the offer of a free Read more

Digital TV service proves to be a success!

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG launched a digital TV service and mobile phone app in April this year which is proving to be a great success.The service allows people who have Sky and Virgin TV packages (Sky channel 539 and Read more

Norovirus

Many of you will have heard of Norovirus or the winter vomiting bug which is the most common stomach bug in the UK. It’s estimated that between 600,000 and 1 million people in the UK catch norovirus each year. It’s Read more

Shingles

SHINGLES, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful skin rash caused by the reactivation of the chickenpox virus in people who have previously had chickenpox. It begins with a burning sensation in the skin, followed by a rash of Read more

Commissioning Intentions

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) would like to invite you to get involved and contribute towards the development of ‘Commissioning Intentions’ for local health services in your community.    We are hosting two events and we would Read more