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Newsflash:

Professor Sir Liam Donaldson appointed Chair for the Integrated Care System for the North East and North Cumbria
This bulletin is for everyone who works in the NHS, local authorities and other key partners across the North East and North Cumbria on how our journey towards becoming an integrated care system (ICS) is taking shape. To find out more, visit our website or join us on social media

Alan Foster's update

Alan Foster
Alan is executive lead for the development of the North East and North Cumbria’s integrated care system.

We’ve a long history of working together in our region and while there is always more to do - it’s important to recognise what we’ve already achieved.
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Digital care

An update on all the work that's going on to make better use of digital technology in health and care across the region, including details of the quarterly Digital News bulletin, a major step for the Great North Care Record, and digital readiness in emergency planning.
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Transforming our workforce

The latest news about activities taking place across the ICS to transform our workforce and make our region a great place to work are included in our bulletins which can be viewed here. Highlights include half million-pound investment into a range of initiatives focused on prevention, improving population health and healthy life expectancy.
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Making every contact count

Prevention is a top priority for all our organisations and should be at the core of all we do. Making Every Contact Count is an initiative which helps to bring this ethos to life, in a simple and easy way.
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Public health and prevention

The importance of volunteering across our ICS

Increasing the impact of volunteering is one of the ambitions outlined in the NHS Long Term Plan. The ICS was awarded £40,500 to review and consider how volunteering can be developed across all health settings.
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The importance of volunteering across our ICS

Voluntary, community and social enterprise leadership programme launched

Working with Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East (VONNE), we have been successful in securing funding to be part of the second wave of the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) leadership programme.
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Cumbria’s very own 'Ted' style talks!

How do you collect and share learning of trying to work collaboratively when the day-to-day is getting busier? In North Cumbria, they have been inspired by Ted Talks to create a learning resource available to us all.
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Cumbria’s very own 'Ted' style talks!

Time to head north for medical training

Doctors from the North East and North Cumbria are sharing their stories about what they love about training, working and living in the region in a series of new films. You can watch the trailer here.
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Time to head north for medical training

Regional campaign to ease pressure on frontline services

A public awareness campaign was launched by the North East and North Cumbria Urgent and Emergency Care Network, to help ease pressure on frontline services throughout the winter period.
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Regional campaign to ease pressure on frontline services

Minister praises north east community consultation pharmacy service

Secretary of State for Health Matt Hancock MP recently visited Ponteland Road Pharmacy in Cowgate, Newcastle to recognise the importance of, and acknowledge the success of, the community consultation pharmacy service (CPCS).
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