First for Sunderland paramedic

First for Sunderland paramedic

Jeannie Henderson, an advanced paramedic practitioner with Deerness Park Medical Group in Sunderland, has become one of the country’s first paramedic prescribers. Following a nine month intensive training course, Jeannie is now able to prescribe independently to all...
Care bosses appointed for new alliance

Care bosses appointed for new alliance

THE LEADERS of a new alliance that will oversee community based health care services, for adults in Sunderland have been appointed this month. All Together Better is a new alliance that will officially launch in April, taking on responsibility for all out-of-hospital...
Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

Caring for carers thanks to All Together Better

A Sunderland carer has praised a specialised, free training course set up to help those looking after someone who has a long term health condition. Alan Crawford, from Ryhope, cares for his wife Chris, who lives with debilitating health problems requiring...
Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

Safe and sound with Self Care in Sunderland

People across Sunderland are being supported to understand the “self care” skills required to enhance their lives and those of loved ones. Through All Together Better Sunderland – an NHS funded programme that brings health and social care together along with other...