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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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  • Did you know today is the first ‘999 Day’? On the ninth hour of the ninth day of the ninth month we are celebrating our Emergency Services - let’s recognise all those who help our NHS to do their job! First '999 Day' to honour emergency services http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45463288

    The new emergency services day hopes to raise some of the £2m needed for a memorial to staff.

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  • Pride of Teesdale Awards- don’t miss today’s Mercury for the four-page pullout and your voting papers.

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  • Pride of Teesdale Awards. What a lovely surprise! We’ve been nominated in the Pride of Teesdale Awards, making the shortlist of 3 in the Public Service Award. Voting forms are in this week’s Teesdale Mercury and we’d love you to cast your vote for us to show your support for our Community Hospital. The four-page…

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  • This makes me glad patients can have TV and radio in Hospital

    Sometimes we get messages that are more important than anything that happens out in the middle. Thank you, Patrick.

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