North East and North Cumbria NHS thanks patients and staff for their support over the cyber attack

As NHS organisations across the region start to return to normal services, NHS leaders want to thank patients, NHS staff and their families whose combined efforts has meant the impact on patient care has kept to a minimum. Patients have … Continue reading

North East GP practice computer systems are back online

The North East and North Cumbria NHS continues to ask the public to avoid using hospital and GP services for minor illness and ailments The North East primary care computer network was switched back on yesterday afternoon (Monday 15th May) … Continue reading

Public urged to avoid using NHS services if they have minor illness or ailments

NHS services across the region are extremely busy and are asking the public to think twice before using A&E, GPs practices or calling NHS 111. While GP practices have been open as usual on Monday, many in the North East … Continue reading

Public asked to think carefully about using GP services as the NHS brings its IT systems back online

GP practices across the North East and North Cumbria will be open as usual on Monday, but many are still bringing their IT and clinical systems back on-line following the cyber-attack which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and … Continue reading

Region’s NHS reassures public following global cyber attack and asks for help in using services wisely

NHS providers in the North East and North Cumbria are reassuring patients and the public following the cyber attack which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and affected many organisations around the world. A number of NHS organisations in … Continue reading

This Bank Holiday think GP or Pharmacy before A&E

  If you are not feeling well over Bank Holiday please take some time to think about where you should go for help. To help ease the pressure at a very busy time of year for A&E departments, the NHS … Continue reading

Change of date for Patient Congress Event now 20 June 1-4pm

Due to election guidelines we have moved the May Patient Congress Event to June. More details will be released shortly  

The Future of Stroke Services in County Durham

North Durham and DDES CCG undertook an impact assessment following a review of the services offered by the Stroke Association in order for the CCG to take a decision on future commissioning arrangements.  The decision to no longer support the … Continue reading

North East NHS marks two years of urgent and emergency care improvements

Read all about it and listen to what’s been achieved. Press Release News release – North East and North Cumbria Urgent and Emergency Care Ne…   Stewart Findlay talking about achievements video

Chronic pain for more than 12 weeks? We want to hear from you.

In 2016 we asked you about your experiences with chronic pain. NHS North Durham CCG has been looking at the services we can provide to support you and using the comments and experiences people shared with us. We want to deliver … Continue reading