News

Save the date for our AGM and health fair!

Save the date!  Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and community health fair will take place on Wednesday 20 September 2017, from 1pm-3pm at Sunnyfield House, 36 Westgate, Guisborough TS14 6BA.  For further information please contact STCCG.enquiries@nhs.net or call 01642 263030.


NHS England publish CCG ratings

NHS England has published CCG ratings for 2016/17, highlighting where we are performing well, and helping us to identify where improvements can be made.  We’re pleased to be rated as a ‘Good’ CCG.  Read more here.


North East region’s NHS changing gluten-free prescribing arrangements

NHS commissioners across the North East will take steps to update and rationalise their arrangements for prescribing gluten-free foods.   Gluten-free foods are provided on prescription to patients who have Coeliac disease, as this prevents their immune system reacting to gluten. In addition to commercially-produced or prescribed products, a number of foods are naturally gluten-free, such as potatoes, Read more


Chief Officer elected to influential commissioning Board

We’re proud to announce that our Chief Officer, Amanda Hume has been elected to the Board of NHS Clinical Commissioners: NHS Clinical Commissioners announces new board members


Celebrating 80 years of 999 emergency services

Today, Friday 30 June, marks the 80th anniversary of the 999 emergency number. The 999 number was first introduced in London in 1937 and was the world’s first emergency number. The first ever 999 call was made right in London on 30 June 1937, and was the first of its kind in the world. It was introduced following Read more


Annual Report and Accounts published

Our Annual Report and Accounts for the 2016/17 financial year have been published and can be viewed below: Annual Report and Accounts 2016/17  


We’re showing our support for Cervical Screening Awareness Week, 12-18 June 2017

Cervical Screening Awareness Week runs from 12-18 June 2017 and we’re showing our support! Did you know that cervical screening (smear tests) prevents up to 75% of cervical cancers from developing, yet 1 in 4 women do not attend their cervical screening.  Uptake of cervical screening is currently at a 19 year low in England and at a Read more


New handy guide to help Teessiders prepare for emergencies

People living on Teesside can be better prepared to deal with emergencies with the publication of a new guide.   Advice and guidance on the kinds of incidents faced by the public from pandemic flu and adverse weather to cyber attacks and power cuts have been brought together in a handy booklet.   The Cleveland Community Risk Register Read more


North East and North Cumbria NHS thanks patients and staff for their support over the cyber attack

As NHS organisations across the region start to return to normal services, NHS leaders want to thank patients, NHS staff and their families whose combined efforts has meant the impact on patient care has kept to a minimum.   Patients have been understanding and supportive of the NHS by using services wisely, which allowed local organisations to deal Read more


North East GP practice computer systems are back on-line

The North East and North Cumbria NHS continues to ask the public to avoid using hospital and GP services for minor illness and ailments   The North East primary care computer network was switched back on yesterday afternoon (Monday 15th May) and GP practices opening this morning have access to their clinical systems.   However, practices across the Read more