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North Tyneside has been selected as one of several places within the North East and North Cumbria to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People aged 50 to 77 years old are being asked to look […]
Participants in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test, GalleriTM, which can detect more than 50 types of cancer and often before symptoms appear, will start to arrive next week for their appointments in South Tyneside. Selected residents, aged 50 to 77, who have received a letter from the NHS inviting them […]
As the Easter bank holiday approaches people in the North East and Yorkshire are reminded to plan ahead with their medicines needs, and to visit NHS111 online first in the event medical advice is needed. Dr Yvette Oade, the NHS region’s Acting Medical Director, said: “The NHS is here for you if you need us […]
Children aged 5 to 11 years are now eligible to get their Covid jab and from this week thousands of appointment slots are available in the North East and Yorkshire. Bookings may be made through the National Booking Service or by calling 119 free of charge (translators are available on request). Parents and carers of […]
The Integrated Care System journey so far: new provider collaboratives offer an opportunity to reset the dial
Louise Robson, Chief Executive Lead for Provider Collaboration across the North of England It is not so long since we operated in a world where NHS provider organisations were encouraged to compete with one another for business. Despite the considerable successes, the downside consequence of this was significant duplication and often gaps in provision. Many […]
NHS figures show more than 18 million Covid-19 vaccinations have been delivered in the North East and Yorkshire – including 4.9 million vital booster jabs. People in the region who have yet to come forward are being urged to do so at a time and place convenient for them, at the earliest opportunity possible. All […]
NHS teams in the North East and Yorkshire are delivering the first Covid-19 spring boosters to eligible groups in the region, as the biggest and fastest vaccination programme in NHS history moves to the next phase. People aged 75 and over, adult care home residents, and those who are immunosuppressed aged 12 over are eligible […]
South Tyneside and Northumberland have been selected within the North East and North Cumbria to take part in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test that can detect more than 50 types of cancer before symptoms appear. People aged 50 to 77 years old are being asked to look out over the […]
NHS teams in the North East and Yorkshire are set to visit almost 250 schools in the coming weeks, making it more convenient for young people aged 12 to 15 years to get their second dose of Covid-19 vaccine. More than 440 schools have already been visited by the region’s vaccination teams following Joint Committee […]
Anyone experiencing feelings such as anxiety, depression or other common mental health concerns can get help from NHS Talking Therapies (also known as IAPT, Improved Access to Psychological Therapies). Support can be offered in a number of ways – one-to-one, in a group, by phone, video, interactive text or online. Tracey’s mental health recovery began […]