Health bosses to explain their plans for next year


The NHS Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting people to events in early September. 

The Commissioning Intentions events look at the CCG plans to improve NHS services in the coming year, using a set timetable to ensure it achieves what it has set out to do.

They will be held on;

•Wednesday, September 9 at the Grand Hotel in Hartlepool.

•Thursday, September 10 at the Communications Hub, North Shore Academy, Talbot Street, Stockton.

Sessions are planned from 3.30pm and 5.30pm at the two venues. NHS staff and GPs will talk about the CCG’s work and the planning commissioning intentions for 2016/17. 

Topics for discussion also include urgent care, out of hospital care, health and wellbeing, end of life, in-hospital care, frail and older people, care homes and mental health and learning disabilities.                    

To register, e-mail or call (01642) 745401. People wanting extra support such as wheelchair access or sign language interpretation should let the CCG know when they book.

People can also give their views at or by emailing or calling (01642) 745401.

They can also post their views to Communications – CCG Commissioning Intentions, Freepost RTGC-XBHS-JUSS, North of England Commissioning Support Unit, Teesdale House, Westpoint Road, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6BL

The annual meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 8 at the Forum in the Causeway in Billingham from 6.15pm. Beforehand, there’s a chance for people to express their views on the CCG’s commissioning intentions from 5.30pm

People can ask questions, but they must be submitted in advance to