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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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Northumberland GP extended access service

From 1 October 2017 GP practices in Northumberland will be providing additional appointments for patients who would like to book or need to see a GP on weekday evenings and weekends. The new services will be provided from 6.30pm Monday…

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Joining up care in Northumberland

Health and social care organisations across Northumberland share a collective vision for continuing to improve the quality of services for people living across the county. In 2015, NHS England announced Northumberland as one of only eight areas across the country…

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Over 150,000 annual deaths from lung cancer, lung and heart disease

Public Health England (PHE) has launched a national ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ awareness campaign which prompts people with symptoms of some of the leading causes of death in England to see their doctor. Lung cancer, heart disease and lung disease…

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National survey delivers positive results for Northumberland GP practices

Patients in Northumberland have given the thumbs up to their experience of GP surgeries, with overall experience rated as some of the best in England in a newly published survey. The results of the 2017 GP Patient Survey have been…

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