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Sunderland to be first in England to pilot new app

Sunderland to be first in England to pilot new app

Sunderland is the first place in the country to pilot a new healthcare app that allows patients with debilitating breathing problems to monitor their vital signs and visually consult with healthcare professionals, from the comfort of their own home. All Together...

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Event to help disabled residents stay well

Event to help disabled residents stay well

Sunderland residents living with disabilities and autism and their family and carers are being given the chance to find out more about how to stay well at a free event next week. Sunderland People First – a Leechmere based Community Interest Company (CIC) set up to...

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Artwork shines spotlight on NEWS

Artwork shines spotlight on NEWS

A TALENTED young artist is raising awareness of a new programme being rolled out across Sunderland care homes to help spot the early signs of illness. Shane Wilding, 43, a resident at Ashwood Court, which supports young adults and older people living with mental...

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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...

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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...

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Life is All Together Better for Ken

Life is All Together Better for Ken

A Washington man has been given a new lease of life, thanks to a joined-up team of health and social care workers. Life for Ken Murray, 74, has been transformed – from an existence once characterised by loneliness and poor living conditions, to one filled with pride...

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Reaping the benefits of improving self care

Jill Meadows, 55, is reaping the benefits of improving her self care. Having gained of weight following two leg injuries and suffering anxiety after losing loved ones, Jill, of Washington Village, was struggling both physical and mentally. “I lost both parents and...

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HELP team get Jack through

When the racing heartbeat that had plagued teenager Jack Shields for weeks suddenly turned to stabbing agony, he knew he had just seconds to raise the alarm. Stumbling into his mother’s bedroom in the early hours of the morning, the 21 year-old managed to slap on the...

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We're delighted to announce that @SunderlandUK is set to be the first UK city to trial a pioneering new healthcare app aimed at helping people with debilitating breathing problems access support from the comfort of their own home! Read more via: atbsunderland.org.uk… pic.twitter.com/zsIR…