Tyne Tees Nightingale Hospital

Entire North East placed in 'High' tier of restrictions under new system

The North East is under the 'high' tier - this now includes Darlington, Stockton and Redcar & Cleveland who were previously following the national guidelines.

Nightingale Hospitals in Harrogate and Sunderland to prepare to take patients

So far, neither of the Nightingales in our region have been needed to treat coronavirus patients. Now, as cases rise, they have been asked to get ready again.

NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore to open Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate

The 99-year-old veteran has raised £23million for the NHS by walking 100 laps around his garden before his 100th birthday next month.