NHS leaders in the North East are asking people to continue to use services wisely following the cyber attack.Read the full story ›
Health care bosses say patients have used the NHS services wisely, which allowed local organisations to deal with the cyber-attack.Read the full story ›
Following the recent cyber hack, hospitals and GPs in our region are asking patients to think twice before using the services.Read the full story ›
The trust has been shortlisted at The Patient Experience Network National Awards, which celebrate outstanding patient experience.Read the full story ›
The region’s NHS is urging patients to only use A&E and emergency services for serious and immediate care, following a very busy weekendRead the full story ›
From April 2017 people will be able to access GP services until 9.30pm on weekdays and from 8am-9.30pm on weekendsRead the full story ›
Pharmacists are no longer able to prescribe cornflour, meaning 6-year-old George Morrison's parents must by 180g of the substance each day.Read the full story ›
An inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) rated the trust as ‘Requires Improvement’, however some services were rated as ‘Good’.Read the full story ›
A new study based at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary has revealed 70% of hospital admissions at weekends are alcohol related.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people marched through the centre of Newcastle on Saturday, October 24, in protest against changes to junior doctors' contracts.
Some say it will put patients at risk, as the proposals will make doctors tired and more likely to make mistakes. But the government claims the changes are necessary to create a seven-day NHS that woud be safer for patients.
- Watch Frances Read's report below.