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Plea as temperatures drop and pressure on the NHS increases

People in Cumbria and the North East are being encouraged to take care of themselves as temperatures drop and pressure on the NHS increases. More than three and a half million people across the country visit A&E departments every year…

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Doctors face legal action to prescribe cheap, safe and effective sight loss drug

Cheaper drug could release more than £13.5m a year within the next five years for other services GMC guidance is deterring doctors from prescribing cheaper alternative CCG Chief says drug companies should not be able to restrict patient choice Doctors…

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Invitation to attend our Patient Forum

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Decision on future arrangements at Rothbury Community Hospital

Health leaders in Northumberland have decided that 12 inpatient beds at Rothbury Community Hospital should be permanently closed and that existing health and care services should be shaped around a Health and Wellbeing Centre on the site. The decision was…

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Next steps for Rothbury Community Hospital

NHS Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (the CCG) will consider the future arrangements at Rothbury Community Hospital at a meeting held in public next week. The CCG’s Joint Locality Executive Board will meet on Wednesday 27 September 2017 at Morpeth Town…

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