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Durham Patients Warned About Antibiotic Resistance

 Durham patients have been warned about 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 process. A growing number of … Continue reading

Event to Mark World Diabetes Day in Durham

Durham and Darlington patients can learn more about type 2 diabetes when the NHS visit Durham City Centre for World Diabetes Day on November 14. There are estimated to be more than four million people living with type two diabetes … Continue reading

NHS to Host World Diabetes Day Event in Durham

Durham and Darlington patients have been urged to make lifestyle changes to both manage and prevent type two diabetes in the run up to World Diabetes Day on Wednesday November 14. On the day there will be an NHS stand … Continue reading

Meetings To Be Held In Public: You’re Invited!

Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield (DDES) CCG and North Durham CCG are working increasingly closely together.  The two CCGs work in partnership with the same main providers of health services and together cover the same geographical area as Durham County … Continue reading

Update for Durham patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

It’s your choice If you’ve been diagnosed with wet age-related macular degeneration (‘wet AMD’), the NHS can offer a range of treatments for your condition. Following a recent case at the high court in London, the NHS in our region … Continue reading

Tell us YOUR views on stroke rehabilitation services

If you have recently experienced a stroke or are a family member or carer for someone who has, we would like to hear from you. County Durham and Darlington Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust … Continue reading

NHS to save millions following legal battle with drug companies

The NHS in the North East and North Cumbria has today won a landmark legal battle against two multinational drug companies that will save the tax payer millions of pounds in the treatment of the biggest cause of age related … Continue reading

New Accountable Officer for NHS in Durham and Tees Valley

NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across Durham and Tees Valley have stepped up their collaborative working with the appointment of a new Accountable Officer. Dr Neil O’Brien has been chosen to head a joint leadership and management team to oversee … Continue reading

Lesley Jeavons appointed to lead integrated health services  

A former nurse has been chosen to lead the delivery of community health and social care services in County Durham. Lesley Jeavons has been appointed to the new post of director of integrated community services, a role which will see … Continue reading

Meetings To Be Held In Public – You’re Invited!  

Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield (DDES) CCG and North Durham CCG are working increasingly closely together. The two CCGs work in partnership with the same main providers of health services and together cover the same geographical area as Durham County … Continue reading