Doctors from across the region are asking local people to do their bit this Christmas and help protect the NHS for those that really need it by using services sensibly and following the rules to stop the spread of COVID-19. The plea comes at a very busy time for the NHS as it continues to […]
Former Chief Medical Officer for England, Sir Liam Donaldson, has been appointed Chair for the Integrated Care System (ICS) for the North East and North Cumbria. This appointment, confirmed today (14 December 2020), is the next step in formalising a new way of working which will ensure partners across the North East and North Cumbria […]
NHS organisations across the North East and North Cumbria have come together to release a special Christmas film to thank staff, partners and communities for their unwavering support this year.
Nursery children have donned their superhero capes and masks to share an important message for parents and carers across the region – that there’s still time to have your child vaccinated against the flu. The miniature superheroes have appeared in a new film to remind parents and carers to #DoYourBit and that it’s never been […]
We know how difficult it has been to follow a second national lockdown on top of the local restrictions we have been living with for so long. Our doctors, nurses, social care and other key workers would like to join the region’s political leaders and directors of public health in thanking everyone for their efforts. […]
With pressure mounting on the region’s hospitals due to coronavirus, health leaders in the North East are appealing to the public to only attend A&E or call 999 if they have serious or life-threatening emergencies. As cases of the virus continue to increase in the area, the NHS is asking people with less serious conditions […]