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North East GPs begin administering COVID-19 vaccinations

Doctors surgeries in the region are now administering COVID-19 vaccinations, as the local NHS takes on the largest vaccination programme in its history.

Doctor "honoured" to switch on Durham Cathedral's Christmas tree lights

Tara Watkiss, a doctor from University Hospital of North Durham, was asked to switch on the lights on behalf of NHS staff working on the frontline.

Hospital patients in Hartlepool see visitors virtually on donated iPads

Hospital patients in Hartlepool, who are unable to have visitors because of the pandemic, can now see loved ones virtually.