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Healthy fasting at Ramadan

Many members of the Muslim community may be fasting during the daylight hours in the month of Ramadan – which this year falls between 26 May and 24 June. It is common for people to have one meal just before…

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North East and North Cumbria NHS remind patients to choose wisely this bank holiday weekend

NHS organisations across the North East and North Cumbria are reminding patients to think ahead if they need health care advice or services over the bank holiday weekend. To help ease the pressure at a very busy time of year…

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Public urged to avoid using NHS services if they have minor illness or ailments

NHS services across the region are extremely busy and are asking the public to think twice before using A&E, GPs practices or calling NHS 111. While GP practices have been open as usual on Monday, many in the North East…

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Public asked to think carefully about using GP services as the NHS brings its IT systems back online

GP practices across the North East and North Cumbria will be open as usual on Monday, but many are still bringing their IT and clinical systems back on-line following the cyber-attack which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and…

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Region’s NHS reassures public following global cyber attack and asks for help in using services wisely

NHS providers in the North East and North Cumbria are reassuring patients and the public following the cyber attack which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and affected many organisations around the world. A number of NHS organisations in…

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