We would like to invite you to attend an engagement event in Northumberland, where you can share your views and shape the future development of the Great North Care Record (GNCR) project. We are working with Connected Health Cities, Teesside University and other local Healthwatch in the North East to talk to people about sharing […]
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Local GP practices are working together to offer patients better access to GP appointments in Northumberland. Patients can now see a GP at a time which is convenient as practices in Northumberland are providing additional appointments for patients who would like to book or need to see a GP on weekday evenings and weekends. The […]
Patients have been told this week that Coquetdale Dental Practice is to close permanently. The practice has surgeries at two sites; Rothbury and Hadston. NHS England has written to all patients explaining the situation along with answers to some frequently asked questions. The letter contains information about alternative dental services; we would be interested to […]
The fourth Healthwatch Northumberland AGM which took place on Wednesday 11 October at Stannington Village Hall was attended by over 70 people. The event saw partners and local organisations come together with supporters and other members of the public to review the year of work 2016/17. Former Chair of the Board, Cynthia Atkin, was thanked […]
Citizens Advice Northumberland: Information and Opening Times from October 2017 New information services and opening hours are now in place at Citizens Advice locations across Northumberland. The organisation has found that more and more people are trying to access information and advice via telephone, email and webchat rather than by traditional, face-to-face methods. In 2016-17 […]
Engagement Assistant £20,395 per annum pro rata (£13,780 per annum – actual) Part time 25 hours a week Permanent dependent on funding Closing date midnight Tuesday 10 October 2017 Based in Hexham with travel across Northumberland Healthwatch Northumberland is the independent champion for health and social care across the county. We aim to give […]
If you would like to help people with sight loss to get out and about this inspirational session is for you. The training will help you safely and confidently guide someone who has sight loss. Four sessions are available: Tuesday 3 October: 10.00am – 12.00pm or 1.00pm – 3.00pm Thursday 5 October: 10.00am – 12.00pm […]
The Newbiggin Men in Sheds photography project fortnightly sessions take place at Newbiggin Sports & Community Centre, every other Tuesday, from 10 October at 1:30pm – 3.30pm. An opportunity to learn new skills, share the skills you have and be creative! For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or Kay.Yeo@northumbria-healthcare.nhs.uk. The Newbiggin Men in Sheds Project […]
Health leaders in Northumberland have decided that the 12 inpatient beds at Rothbury Community Hospital should be permanently closed and that existing health and care services should be shaped around a Health and Wellbeing Centre on the site. The decision was made at a meeting, held in public today, of NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group’s […]
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust announced today that the urgent care centres at Wansbeck and Hexham General Hospitals would re-open overnight from 30 October. This will bring to an end the temporary overnight closures (between 12.00am and 8.00am) which have been in place since September last year. North Tyneside General Hospital will continue to close […]
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