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Extra date for Stroke Rehabilitation services consultation added!

Due to the high demand surrounding the Stroke Rehabilitation services at Bishop Auckland Hospital consultation events we have been able to add an extra date. To register for the event please follow this link February 27th 2-4pm at: Scout Centre, Kingsway, Bishop … Continue reading

Have your say on Bishop Auckland Hospital Ward 6 Proposals

PEOPLE in County Durham and Darlington are being invited to have their say on a proposal to help patients who need extra support return home sooner from hospital. NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), North Durham … Continue reading

Consultation resumes on proposals for stroke rehabilitation services at Bishop Auckland Hospital

The NHS organisations responsible for planning and paying for health services in County Durham and Darlington are re-launching a 10-week public consultation on proposals affecting stroke rehabilitation services at Bishop Auckland Hospital. NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield Clinical Commissioning … Continue reading

NHS gambling addiction service expands as clinic opens in Sunderland

The NHS Northern Gambling Service has opened a new clinic in the North East which will see and treat more of the thousands of people across the north of England suffering with gambling addiction. The service’s new base at the … Continue reading

Pharmacy opening times across North Durham over the Christmas and New Year period

RESIDENTS in North Durham are being reminded to stock up on their medicines before Christmas and to use NHS services wisely this year. The NHS is urging people with repeat prescriptions to make sure they have enough to last over … Continue reading

Finding it difficult to cope this Christmas? There are people who can help

HEALTH officials are throwing their weight behind a campaign focusing on the difficulties faced by many people at Christmas. NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield and NHS North Durham Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are supporting the message highlighted by The … Continue reading

New overnight treatment service for Easington and Sedgefield patients

A new overnight treatment service is set to be launched for patients requiring urgent care for minor injuries and illness. From Sunday, January, 5, 2020 patients in Easington and Sedgefield, who require urgent care between midnight and 8am, may be … Continue reading

North Durham 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! North Durham 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 … Continue reading

Durham patients urged to take antibiotic resistance action

Durham patients have been urged to take action to help prevent the potentially deadly consequences of antibiotic resistance. Antibiotic resistance has risen to dangerously high levels across the world and misuse of antibiotics in humans and animals is accelerating the … Continue reading