Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cleveland Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat

Health services, Police and councils across Stockton, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland have shown their commitment to a national scheme that aims to further support people who experience a mental health crisis. The Cleveland Mental Health Crisis Care Concordat, Read more

Keep safe

 CHRISTMAS IS A TIME for family and celebration but it is also one of the most dangerous times of the year! Many of us know that the number of deaths increases in winter due to seasonal illnesses and winter viruses Read more

Winter Illness

 MOST NORMALLY HEALTHY people with a winter illness do not need to see their GP, or attend A&E and absolutely do not need to call 999 – so our message this winter is ‘keep calm’. Colds, sore throats, headaches, hangovers, Read more

Winter pressures

Our NHS has experienced significant pressures in our hospitals and emergency services over the Christmas period, causing long waiting times and some cancelled operations.   High numbers of poorly older people with respiratory illnesses needing admission into hospital.  A&E departments Read more


I think winter is finally upon us so it’s the perfect time for me to again remind the people in Hartlepool who are at risk from flu – including the parents of two and three-year-old children –to take up the Read more