IMPORTANT Information for patients – BE AWARE of non- NHS repeat prescription services

We are aware that repeat prescription services that are not legitimate NHS services are currently being advertised. Be cautious if an individual offers to pick up your prescription for you at a cost. Anyone signing up to this service should be aware that it is not endorsed by, or aligned to any NHS organisation. Patients will be signing Read more

Cleveland Health Centre Power Cut Update

Four GP practices in the Cleveland Health Centre are currently experiencing problems with their phone lines:   Erimus Practice Discovery Practice Prospect Surgery The Endeavour Practice   If you need an appointment please ring your surgery as normal.  Please be aware there may be a delay in getting through to your practice due to these issues.   If Read more

Important Information: Cleveland Health Centre Power Cut affecting GP Practices

Four GP Practices have been affected by a power cut at The Cleveland Health Centre. Erimus Practice, Discovery Practice, Prospect Surgery and The Endeavour Practice are all currently closed to patients. Patients are advised the building is and will remain closed until the fault is resolved. Only limited access to telephone lines are currently available. Emergency arrangements are being Read more

Join us for a meeting held in public this July

Patients can join a meeting held in public involving six clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in County Durham, Tees Valley and part of North Yorkshire this July. South Tees CCG forms part of the Joint Committee of the Southern Collaborative of CCGs, which was previously known as the Better Health Programme Joint Committee. The following Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Read more

Potential changes to NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups

Patients can share their views on potential changes to how the NHS plans and buys services for people in County Durham and Tees Valley. There are currently five NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in the area: NHS Darlington CCG NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees CCG NHS North Durham CCG NHS South Tees Read more

Changes to repeat prescriptions in County Durham and Tees Valley

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 they order it Read more

2018/2019 Annual Report Published

NHS South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group’s annual report for 2018/2019 has been published. The 196-page report contains an overview of performance, finance, governance and more. Click here to view the report

Quit smoking to reduce risk of 16 cancers

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 the bladder, mouth, Read more

Radio 1’s Big Weekend is coming to Middlesbrough – check your route before you travel

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 Read more

Launch of South of Tees Multi-Agency Hub this June

A new children’s hub involving Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and Middlesbrough Council First Contact and Early Help Teams will launch next month. South Tees Multi-Agency Children’s Hub (MACH) will provide a single point of contact across the whole of the South Tees area for anyone seeking advice, guidance, support and direct services. The MACH will be based Read more