Entries by Claire Jackson

Berwick Hospital Proposal Listening Events

NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been talking to the people of Berwick to gather views on the possibility of a new integrated hospital development – hospital and leisure facilities on one site – plus a potential new location for the hospital. Following the engagement events the CCG will collate the emerging themes and hold […]

National No Smoking Day – go Smoke Free

Wednesday 14 March 2018 is National No Smoking Day and with all NHS buildings going Smoke Free by the end of the month, this is a good opportunity to make use of all the help on offer to quit for good. Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust says that in order to provide a cleaner, safer […]

Onecall: The new name for Northumberland Single Point of Access

Keep safe and well with Onecall If you have a concern about an adult, child or young person who lives in Northumberland, Onecall is the service to call. Onecall brings together adult social care and healthcare staff from Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust with Northumberland County Council staff from children’s services, and partners in Northumbria Police and North […]

Stroke – Act F.A.S.T.

You could save your own or someone else’s life, or help limit the long-term effects of stroke, by learning to think and Act F.A.S.T. F.A.S.T. or Face-Arms-Speech-Time is easy to remember and will help you to recognise if you or someone else is having a stroke.   Face – Has their face fallen on one […]

Wylam Primary Care Provision Survey

We are seeking feedback from people in Wylam and the surrounding area about the proposals by the Riversdale Surgery to move its services to Prudhoe. The survey will help us find out what, if any, issues and concerns this raises for residents and we will report back on our findings when we have collated all […]

Temporary overnight changes at Wansbeck Urgent Care Centre announced

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has today announced the temporary decision to suspend Wansbeck Urgent Care Centre between the hours of 10.00pm and 8.00am in response to winter pressures. The trust says the measure – part of winter resilience planning across the Emergency Care Services – will release an additional 56 hours of nursing time […]

North East Ambulance Service Quality Priorities Survey

Every year North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) produces a Quality Report, which includes selecting priorities to improve patient safety, clinical effectiveness and patient experience. Read about progress over the last 12 months here NEAS are asking residents in the county to complete a short online survey around priorities, which closes on Monday 19 March, and is […]

Berwick Infirmary Listening Events

NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working with partners Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Northumberland County Council to look at the possibility of a new integrated hospital development in Berwick-upon-Tweed.  The CCG says it remains committed to developing a new hospital that will be fit for the future and best meet the needs […]

Wylam drop-in Sessions

We will be in Wylam this week, talking to local people about health and social care services and in particular, about the proposed changes to Riversdale GP Surgery and the relocation of services to the Oaklands Centre in Prudhoe. Come and see us at: Wylam Library, Tuesday 20 February, 1.00pm – 2.30pm Wylam Institute (coffee […]