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 encouraging some of the most vulnerable people in society – frail, older people and those […]
Are you heading to Durham Lumiere this weekend? Please be aware of any road closures which may affect hospital and GP appointments in the surrounding areas. For more information, visit Durham Council’s dedicated Durham Lumiere page.
County Durham and Darlington residents can learn more about preventing and managing type 2 diabetes this World Diabetes Day. There are currently 42,000 people living with type two diabetes in County Durham and Darlington, but many of these cases could have been prevented. On Thursday November 14, there will be a marquee near the Joseph […]
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 awards scheme to recognise the efforts made by the care sector, care homes, hospices and […]
TWO public consultations into shaping the future of local hospital services have been postponed until early next year following the announcement that a UK general election will take place Residents across County Durham and Darlington had been expected to have their say on proposals to redesign in-patient rehabilitation services on Ward six and stroke rehabilitation […]