Monthly Archives: April 2018

Hartlepool and Stockton Patients Can Access Out of Hours Appointments

All patients across Hartlepool and Stockton can access GP and nurse appointments on weekends and evenings. Chadwick practice in Hartlepool, Tenant Street medical Practice in Stockton and Woodbridge Practice in Ingleby Barwick all have slots available each weekday evening and Read more

Hartlepool and Stockton Patients Urged To Cancel Appointments They Can’t Attend

Patients in Hartlepool and Stockton have been urged to ensure they cancel an appointment if they no longer need it. It is estimated 300,000 GP appointments are missed each year in the UK, coming at a cost of around £300m to the NHS. Read more

Remember To Cancel Appointment If You Can’t Make It

One of the many great things about having an NHS free at the point of need is nobody has to worry about saving up for the cost of a GP appointment. However, a disadvantage of our system is that a Read more

Know How to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes Risk

As this week is Diabetes Prevention Week, I feel it is a great opportunity to talk about type 2 diabetes in my latest column. More than five million people are classed as being at a high risk of developing type Read more

More Ovarian Cancer Awareness Needed

In Hartlepool we are more likely to die young from cancer than people in most other parts of the UK. March has been Ovarian Cancer Awareness month so this week I really wanted to draw your attention to the symptoms Read more

We Want Your Views On Mental Health Services

Hartlepool and Stockton Clinical Commissioning Group (HAST CCG) and four other CCGs in Durham and Tees are working together to deliver an enhanced Improving Access to Psychological Therapy (IAPT) service that it is consistent across the region with a single Read more

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton CCG – Invoices – £25k – March 2018

00K NHS Hartlepool and Stockton CCG Invoices over £25k – March 2018

Important information Queensway Dental Practice in Billingham

Queensway Dental Practice in Billingham has decided to stop providing NHS dental care from the end of March 2018. Please see latest patient information in the ‘patient letter’ below. Patient letter