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  • Allegedly this is now possible........if you try it, let us know how you get on!

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  • Please do contribute to the Consultation. Survey closes 19th December

    Help shape NHS decision-making in #Durham by joining our consultation event in Bishop Auckland tomorrow!

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  • Thank you to everyone who came to the Consultation on Monday. You can still have your say about 7-day Access to Primary Care Services - see below. Note that this is NOT about in-patient services or outpatient clinics at the Richardson. Only about access to out-of-hours GP services.

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  • Something for Community Hospital fans! https://www.youtube.com/embed/Xsu1XieLGDI

    The Beth, an old fashioned cradle-to-grave hospital serving a town on the edge of the Pennines, is threatened with closure as part of an NHS efficiency drive. Meanwhile, a documentary crew eager to capture its fight for survival follows the daily struggle to find beds on the Dusty Springfield Geriatric Ward, and the triumphs of…

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  • Your opportunity to take part in the Consultation about Access to Primary Care Services https://www.durhamdaleseasingtonsedgefieldccg.nhs.uk/consultation-launched-on-proposals-to-change-7-day-access-to-primary-care-services-in-durham-dales-easington-and-sedgefield/

    On Wednesday 7th November 2018, NHS Durham Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG will launch a six week formal public consultation on proposals to change 7-day access to primary care services. Commissioners want to talk to the public about proposed changes to the GP ‘hubs’, which are GP Practices ...

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  • We are very excited and proud to have won the Public Service Award at this evening’s Teesdale Mercury Community Pride Awards! Thank you to everyone who voted for us and a special thank you to the staff at the Hospital and in the NHS community who always “go that extra mile” ensuring continued support for…

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  • I would like to say a big ‘Thank You’ to the staff at the Richardson Community Hospital for looking after my mum when she needed rehab after a blue-light visit to UHND. She is back home with me now and so complimentary about the care she’s received. I had to push at Durham for the…

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  • We have launched our Christmas fundraising with tickets now available at Reception for the Christmas Hamper Raffle. Four hampers to be won (pictured) plus a Meat Voucher for MacFarlane’s Family Butchers. Tickets £1. Drawn at the Carol Service Monday 17th December 2pm. You can also purchase Christmas cards at Reception- £2.20 for a pack of…

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  • There’s a lot of concern about our local hospitals (especially Bishop’s Ward 6) and talk of further reductions in beds. But not currently at the Richardson. Whilst no-one can predict the future we continue to support healthcare in Teesdale at the Richardson Community Hospital. Always ask if you or your relative can utilise the services…

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  • The next Committee Meeting will be on Wednesday 3rd October at 7.00 pm and new members are welcome.

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