The way patients order prescriptions in County Durham and Tees Valley will soon be changing. From September 2 2019, community pharmacies will no longer be able to order repeat medication for patients. Instead patients will order their medication directly from their GP practice. Patients will still receive the medication that they need, but the way […]
NHS Darlington CCG’s annual report for 2018/2019 has been published. The 168-page report contains an overview of performance, finance, governance and more. Click here to view the report.
The local NHS GP Extended Access service (for GP appointments in the evenings and at weekends) provided by Primary Healthcare Darlington (PHD) has moved from Dr Piper House on King Street in Darlington to new premises at Forsyth House on Woodland Road. The commissioners of the service, NHS Darlington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said: “Dr […]
Smoking causes 16 cancers. If one doesn’t kill you…it could change your life. Quitting is the one clear way to reduce your risk. Most of us know about lung cancer, but fewer people are aware that smoking causes 15 other types of cancer. Besides lung cancer, smoking also causes 15 other cancers – cancers of […]
Residents in Middlesbrough are encouraged to plan ahead and check road closures before they travel to any NHS appointment or visit people in James Cook University Hospital on Friday 24, Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May as BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Stewart Park in Middlesbrough. Access to all NHS services around Stewart Park will […]