Monthly Archives: November 2014

‘Keep calm and look after yourself’ – antibiotics aren’t always the answer

GPs in the North East are using their winter ‘Keep Calm’ campaign to highlight their concerns about the public’s perception that antibiotics are the stock solution to many common winter ailments. And 9/10 GPs have revealed that patients visiting them Read more

‘Keep calm’ and ask your local pharmacist this winter

‘Keep calm and ask your pharmacist’ is the message from the NHS in the North East this winter. People with common winter ailments and illnesses who don’t need to see a doctor or nurse are being urged to pop down Read more

Winter campaign launches with clear message from the region’s NHS

The NHS in the region is joining forces once again this year and urging North Easterners to ‘Keep calm and look after yourself’ to combat the usual winter coughs, colds, aches and ailments that are common in usually healthy people Read more

Working with partners

 AS WELL AS BEING A GP, I am the Stockton lead for our Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). One of our roles is to use NHS money to contract organisations to provide services for local people We commission a range of Read more

Children’s Safeguarding

All children have the right to grow up safe from harm and it’s not acceptable for anyone to ill-treat a child in a way that makes them unhappy. The CCG is responsible for making sure that the organisations which we Read more

Supporting Self Care Week

Save time this winter and get the right treatment you need The CCG is supporting Self Care Week (17 – 23 November) to highlight the ways we can all look after ourselves and our health better by making more informed Read more