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Breast services focus groups CANCELLED

Please note that due to Coronavirus we have cancelled the following focus groups for the patient engagement into Breast Diagnostic Services at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. These focus groups were for those who have responded to the patient survey that has been issued by the CCG/Trust by post. REDCAR Monday 27 April 2020 10.00am – Read more


Region’s NHS steps up plans to tackle Coronavirus

Health chiefs in the North East have announced that they are now suspending non-urgent patient transport services to hospitals and clinics and starting to postpone non-urgent planned operations and outpatient appointments to ensure the NHS is as prepared as possible for Coronavirus. The news comes as the region’s NHS steps up plans to cope with increases in patients Read more


COVID-19: A MESSAGE FROM YOUR LOCAL PHARMACIES

As the UK responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, community pharmacies in South Tees are working tirelessly to ensure that everyone’s medicines and healthcare needs are met over the coming days and weeks. Pharmacy teams are a critical part of the NHS and in the past weeks they have seen demand for Over- The-Counter (OTC) medicines, other products, advice Read more


Keep calm and take sensible steps to protect yourself and others

Keep calm and take sensible steps to protect yourself and others urges region’s NHS The region’s NHS is appealing to the public to take sensible steps to help reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The plea from health chiefs comes as detailed planning continues across the NHS in the North East and North Cumbria to ensure it is Read more


Health officials warn of silent killer for men on Teesside

HEALTH officials are advising of the dangers of a silent killer and the lifesaving screening which could detect it just ten minutes. Medical experts on Teesside have warned that men in Middlesbrough aged 65 and over, have the lowest uptake of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening in the region. In 2018/19 just 65.6 percent of men, who qualified Read more


Teesside’s new Psychological Wellbeing Therapies Service

IMPACT on Teesside, a pioneering new NHS-commissioned service, launches on 1 April 2020 and will support people across Teesside who are experiencing depression, stress, anxiety, and a wide range of other common psychological and emotional issues. IMPACT will also provide recovery support for people who have experienced mental ill-health in the past. Talking therapies are a proven, effective Read more


Novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

The NHS in South Tees and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have Read more


New Psychological Wellbeing and Therapy service on Teesside

From 1st April 2020 a new Psychological Wellbeing and Therapy service, including current talking therapy services (IAPT), will be provided by a new partnership of organisations. This new service will be called IMPACT on Teesside and will replace the current NHS Any Qualified Provider Model, which is delivered by 5 different providers locally, with a single service provision. Read more


Information for the public regarding Coronavirus

The NHS in South Tees and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. The risk to the general public is moderate. If you Read more


Breast Diagnostic Services Patient Engagement extended

We are engaging with patients across South Tees, (Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland areas) about their experience of the Breast Diagnostic Service at University Hospital of North Tees. The engagement has been extended until Thursday 30th April 2020 from the initial 12 weeks engagement that was due to end on the 7th February. This is to allow sufficient time Read more