Welcome to our section dedicated to the coronavirus vaccination roll-out in County Durham.
There are four Patient Reference Groups in County Durham CCG, they bring patient representatives together from our GP practices in the following areas Durham Dales, Easington, Sedgefield and North Durham. GP Practices have Practice Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) and representatives from each of these PPGs attend a locality based Patient Reference Group meeting to bring […]
Under section 13Q of the National Health Service Act 2006 (as amended by the Health and Social Care Act 2012), NHS England has a statutory duty to ‘make arrangements’ to involve the public in commissioning services for NHS patients. The Statement of Arrangements and Guidance on Patient and Public Participation in Commissioning sets out the 13Q duty for CCGs in more detail. Consultation and Engagement Differences between […]
The Governing Body is responsible for ensuring that the CCG has appropriate arrangements in place to exercise its functions effectively, efficiently and economically, and in accordance with the principles of good governance. In the CCG, the Governing Body is responsible for ensuring the CCG’s budget is spent as efficiently as possible to provide high quality […]
Transfer of information to newly formed CCG
A NEW walk–in vaccination clinic, at the Arnison Centre Large Vaccination Centre, will be open every day throughout July and August for people who haven’t yet taken up the offer…
MATERNITY services across the region are facing significant pressures due to high numbers of activity and staff having to self-isolate. This includes South Tees Hospital Foundation Trust (James Cook), North Tees and Hartlepool NHS…
The COVID-19 vaccine is free to everyone in the UK. This includes all migrants. Millions of people have had their COVID-19 vaccination in the UK. It is safe and does…