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HAST Pharmacy Opening Times Over Christmas

If you become unwell over the festive period, 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 Christmas Pharmacy Opening Times

Winter viral Illnesses are circulating!

Winter viral illnesses circulating in North East Schools Public Health England North East’s health protection team is working with local authorities across the region after receiving reports from schools of flu and other winter viral illnesses amongst pupils. Dr Gayle Read more

Help Us Help You this Winter!

In winter, pressures on A&E departments increase substantially, particularly admissions for winter respiratory illnesses, putting an additional, but in some cases avoidable, burden on the NHS. This winter, the ‘Help Us, Help You – Before It Gets Worse’ campaign is Read more

Recognition for care sector staff who get their free flu jab

Recognition for care sector staff who get their free flu jab – we need your support to promote this scheme Following on from the success of last year, NHS England and NHS Improvement and Public Health England have re-launched an Read more

Tees Valley Clinical Commissioning Groups confirm merger plans

With effect from 1 April, the three Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Tees Valley will merge into one CCG. A single NHS Tees Valley CCG will be created, replacing CCGs NHS Darlington CCG, NHS Hartlepool and Stockton on Tees CCG Read more

25 million to be offered free NHS flu jab this winter

The health service in England has prepared for its largest ever flu protection drive to help keep people well and ease pressure on urgent care services over the colder months. The number of people eligible has topped 25 million this Read more

Transforming children and young people’s mental health

Following the successful submission of a bid to NHS England, Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees have been selected as a trailblazer site for a national pilot to develop Mental Health Support Teams for children and young people. Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Read more

National Eye Health Week!

Don’t be blind to the risk of falls. This week is National Eye Health Week (Monday 23 to Sunday 29 September) Poor vision more than doubles your risk of taking a tumble. Not only can impaired or low vision prevent Read more

Falls prevention week!

Falls: Preventable, not inevitable! This week is Falls Prevention Week (Monday 23 to Sunday 29 September). Falls can have a devastating effect on the lives of individuals and their families. Physical injury can cause permanent disability and people’s lives change Read more

Funding for mental health crisis services

New funding for mental health crisis services Patients across Tees Valley and County Durham will have better access to adult mental health crisis services thanks to new funding worth more than £2 million. County Durham and Darlington and Teesside Mental Read more