News and Events

World Diabetes Day 2018

14th November 2018

Decrease in major amputations for people with diabetes across the north   Amputation rates for people with diabetes in the region have fallen by almost a quarter, according to new figures from Public Health England1. The North East and North Cumbria region still has a rate slightly higher than the national average but work is […]

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Urgent bulletin regarding changes to the DNACPR documentation in the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) area

15th June 2018

This URGENT bulletin sets out some actions to be taken regarding Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (DNACPR) documentation in the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) area.  It is aimed at clinical staff who are involved in resuscitation decisions and completion of DNACPR documentation and those who are responsible for the order and re-order of DNACPR […]

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IAPT Review and Planning Network Event

12th February 2018

An IAPT Review and Planning Network Event will be taking place on Wednesday 21st March 2018 from 09:30 – 13:00 (lunch included) at Bowburn Hall Hotel, Durham. 2017/18 has been a busy year for the Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme. Taking stock of all that has been achieved across the region and all […]

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‘Time to Talk’ Day – 1st February 2018

22nd January 2018

Thursday 1st February 2018 was ‘Time to Talk’ Day, the Time to Change organisation’s day that encourages people everywhere to talk about mental health: “Time to Talk Day is a chance for all of us to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives”. The Clinical Networks hosted a Time to […]

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Safer Maternity Care progress and next steps report

20th December 2017

The Department of Health has published a report on the progress and next steps with implementation of the Safer Maternity Care action plan, and sets out additional measures for further and quicker improvement including: improving rigour and quality of investigations into term stillbirths, neonatal and maternal deaths, and serious brain injuries, and learning from the […]

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