New training initiative set to improve Care Homes

A collaborative approach to improve training in the care home sector in Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees is proving popular.   The bespoke training programme is being delivered by the North Tees and Hartlepool Education Alliance of organisations including Stockton Borough Council, Read more


Summer is on its way at last – and health experts are reminding people to take care while enjoying the sunshine. Local hospitals and health services see a number of patients every year who have become ill due to summer Read more

Celebrating Patient Participation Awareness Week

NHS calls on patients to get involved   NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG and Stockton based voluntary development agency Catalyst have joined forces to raise awareness and celebrate the success of the Community Health Ambassadors project during Patient Participation Awareness Read more

Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17

We have now published our Annual Report and Accounts for 2016/17. Please click here to see a copy.

My Voice, My Choice

My Voice, My Choice is a new approach to joining up health, social care and other services for people with long term health conditions. The aim of My Voice, My Choice is to improve the experience and quality of care Read more

North East and North Cumbria NHS remind patients to choose wisely this bank holiday weekend

NHS organisations across the North East and North Cumbria are reminding patients to think ahead if they need health care advice or services over the bank holiday weekend. To help ease the pressure at a very busy time of year Read more

You’re invited! Come along to Governing Body on 30th May

If you are interested in how CCGs work, why not come along to our next Governing Body meeting. The next meeting is on Tuesday 30th May 2017 2.00pm-5.00pm at Billingham Forum. If you’d like to attend, please register your attendance Read more

Use NHS services wisely this weekend

NHS leaders are asking people to continue to use services wisely over the weekend to help medical professionals return to normal services.   Speaking on behalf of NHS organisations, Dr Neil O’Brien, who is chair of the Northern Clinical Commissioning Read more

North East GP practice computer systems are back on-line

The North East and North Cumbria NHS continues to ask the public to avoid using hospital and GP services for minor illness and ailments   The North East primary care computer network was switched back on yesterday afternoon (Monday 15th Read more

Public urged to avoid using NHS services if they have minor illness or ailments

NHS services across the region are extremely busy and are asking the public to think twice before using A&E, GPs practices or calling NHS 111. While GP practices have been open as usual on Monday, many in the North East Read more