2018/2019 Annual Report Published

NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG’s annual report for 2018/2019 has been published. The 175-page report contains an overview of performance, finance, governance and more. Click here to view the report.

Local volunteers achieve national recognition for improving healthcare

 NHS England has recognised volunteers from across Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees for their efforts in improving NHS health services over the past three years, as part of the Community Health Ambassadors (CHA) project. Over 40 volunteers have been supported to engage Read more

Quit smoking to reduce risk of 16 cancers

Smoking causes 16 cancers. If one doesn’t kill you…it could change your life. Quitting is the one clear way to reduce your risk. Most of us know about lung cancer, but fewer people are aware that smoking causes 15 other Read more

Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Middlesbrough – check your route before you travel

Residents in Middlesbrough are encouraged to plan ahead and check road closures before they travel to any NHS appointment or visit people in James Cook University Hospital on Friday 24, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May as BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is Read more

Public asked to use 999 and Emergency Department services wisely

The region’s NHS is calling on people to use 999 and Emergency Departments (A&E) carefully as the region’s emergency services are facing extra pressures this week. With several hospitals across the North East and North Cumbria reporting higher demand than Read more

Spot the signs of dehydration

As the weather becomes warmer, it is vitally important to ensure we all don’t become dehydrated. Dehydration is when we don’t drink enough fluids to maintain a healthy balance in our body. Most people get dehydrated by not drinking enough Read more

Durham, Tees and Darlington Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) working together – information for patients

The five Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) across Durham, Darlington and Tees continue to work together following the appointment of Dr Neil O’Brien as single Accountable Officer and the two Chief Officers Nicola Bailey and Dr Stewart Findlay in September 2018. Read more

Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG Easter Pharmacy Opening Times

If you become unwell over the Easter weekend your pharmacy is a great place to visit for professional advice on ailments such as coughs and colds. Make sure you know the opening times! HAST CCG Easter Pharmacy Opening Times

Showcase event proves a success!

National leads from NHS England (NHSE) visited Hartlepool Hospital to meet with the Hartlepool and Stockton Clinical Commissioning Group and Partners on Tuesday 12th March 2019. As well as the Chair of NHSE Lord David Prior, other visitors included;   Read more

Join us for a meeting held in public this March!

Patients can join a meeting held in public involving six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in County Durham, Tees Valley and part of North Yorkshire this March. Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG forms part of the Joint Committee of the Southern Collaborative Read more