Tyne Tees Care Homes

'There's a buzz of excitement' - care homes in the region react to visitor news

Visitors will have to wear PPE and be tested, but they will be allowed to hold hands, as measures begin to loosen across the country.

North East care homes call for second Covid vaccine

Care home owners have called on the government to ensure their residents receive second doses within the promised 12 week window following the first dose.

Care home owner has 'zero confidence' in rapid Covid testing, as 8 residents die

Exclusive: Eight residents die at West Farm Care Centre in 10 days, as owner declares 'zero confidence' in government's rapid tests.