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Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group

Governing Body Meeting to be held in public – 17 July 2018

Members of the public are invited to attend the Governing Body Meeting to be held in public on 17 May 2018. [embed]https://www.newcastlegatesheadccg.nhs.uk/about-us/governing-body/meeting-papers-and-dates/[/embed] This will take place at Newcastle Gateshead CCG, Riverside House, Newburn,  Newc..Read More

Food for thought: regional approach easier to digest for patients and clinicians in the North East and Cumbria 

A regional approach aims to improve how the NHS locally uses endoscopy (telescope test) to diagnose cancer of the stomach and oesophagus (gullet). These cancers predominantly occur in people over the age of 50, with 50% occurring after the age of 70. Despite this, a quarter of all endoscopies are..Read More

Celebrating 70 years of the NHS

The NHS is turning 70 on 5 July 2018. It’s the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to appreciate the vital role the service plays in our lives, and to recognise and thank the extraordinary NHS staff who are always there to care for us..Read More