Monthly Archives: January 2018

Threats to the NHS may be dominating national headlines, but you can help, by making the right choice, first time when you feel unwell?

Residents needing out of hours medical attention this winter are being urged to think about what care they need before turning up at local accident and emergency departments. There is a 24-hour urgent care service available in the Hartlepool and Read more

Come along to the Living Well with Dementia in Stockton event!

The North of Tees Dementia Collaborative is hosting a Living Well with Dementia event at the River Tees Watersport Centre, North Shore, Stockton on Tees on Wednesday 21st February 2018. Come along between 1pm and 4.30pm where there will be Read more

Remember Catch it Bin it Kill it!

At this time of year, many people suffer from the flu and so it’s important that we take the necessary precautions to stop germs from spreading any further. Once flu starts to spread and more people are suffering, hygiene is Read more

Look after yourself to ease the strain on NHS services, North East GP urges

People with winter coughs and colds who are contacting their GP practice or visiting A&E to get ‘checked out’ are being asked to try and look after themselves as NHS services in the region come under increasing pressure.   GP Read more

Help to reduce pressure on our NHS

It’s very important that patients with planned operations, procedures or outpatient appointments should attend as normal unless they are specifically contacted by their hospital and asked not to. Only those patients contacted directly will have appointments delayed and these will Read more