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Changes to GP appointments outside normal working hours

From Saturday 1 October, GP practices in South Tyneside are making some changes to appointments offered outside normal working hours, The changes, which come as part of a […]

Upcoming Covid-19 vaccine clinics in South Tyneside

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CCG responsibilities move to Integrated Care Board

From 1 July 2022, responsibility for commissioning healthcare services for our area has transferred to the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB). This site is no […]

The first meeting of the Integrated Care Board (ICB) for the North East and North Cumbria will be held on Friday 1 July 2022.

This is a board meeting which is held in public. It will be held at Sunderland City Hall, Plater Way, Sunderland, SR1 3AB from 12.30pm – 4.00pm. The […]

Your guide to choosing the right NHS service in South Tyneside

There are lots of different NHS services, so we know it can be difficult to understand which health care service is right for you. Knowing when and how to […]

My Planned Care website – your views needed!

NHS England and NHS Improvement recently launched the My Planned Care website which provides information and guidance for people in England waiting for a hospital consultation, treatment, […]

Healthier Together app launched

The initiative has information for families on common childhood illnesses, including advice on what ‘red-flag’ signs to look out for and where and how to seek help. Healthier […]

NHS teams urge people to crown the Jubilee bank holiday in style by celebrating safely

NHS teams are asking people to #DoYourBit by staying safe while still enjoying the Jubilee bank holiday celebrations. With NHS services across the North East and North Cumbria […]

Jubilee bank holiday pharmacy opening hours

Make sure you know which pharmacies are open over the Jubilee bank holiday. If you need health advice, they’re experts in medicines and minor ailments and you can […]

Order your repeat prescription in time and help avoid additional pressures on NHS services this Bank Holiday

GPs and pharmacists are urging people to plan ahead for the Jubilee Bank holiday by ordering their repeat prescriptions well in advance to avoid additional pressure on NHS […]