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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 just had seconds to raise the alarm. Sunderland Echo, 11 January 2018

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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...

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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...

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Joined up care gets Eddie back on his feet

Joined up care gets Eddie back on his feet

A Sunderland man is on the pathway to independence, with a joined-up health and social care team behind him every step of the way. Eddie Bowmaker, 80, from Ryhope suffered a number of nasty falls which left him weak and unsteady. He is now getting back on his feet,...

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Telecare team on hand for support

"Across Sunderland, hundreds of people with long term conditions live alone or are supported by family members or carers. To remain independent in their own home they sometimes need specialised equipment just in case they have unexpected illness, a fall or accident"....

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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…