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
This week is national Self Care Week and organisations across Sunderland are working together to help people understand the benefits of taking a more active role in their health and wellbeing. Sunderland Echo, Friday 17 November 2017
Jill Meadows, 55, is reaping the benefits of improving her self care. Sunderland Echo, Friday 17 November 2017
"A Sunderland pensioner is on the pathway to independence with a joined-up health and social care team behind him every step of the way". Sun FM online, August 8, 2017
"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"....
"We are thrilled to win this prestigious award and it's a testament to the hardworking integrated public sector and voluntary sector staff who are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the whole Sunderland Community". The Journal, June 29, 2017
An award-winning healthcare duo, who have managed the introduction of a joined-up team that delivers stepped-up care to some of the city's most vulnerable people, have spoken of their pride at securing a Sunderland Echo Best of Health Award. Sunderland Echo, May 25,...
All Together Better - a 'vanguard' project to find new ways of working to improve health and social care while easing pressures on the NHS - celebrates two years of changing lives in the city. Sunderland Echo, May 4, 2017
A leading vanguard project is planning to draw up a £340 million contract to get a single provider to run its new care model by April 2018. HSJ Online, March 24, 2017
A health and social care programme will help Sunderland look after itself more effectively by bringing together a wide range of organisations to co-ordinate self-care in the city. Sunderland Echo Online, Feb 21, 2017
Volunteer voices are helping to spread the word about a Sunderland service that joins up health and social care in the city. Sunderland Echo, Feb 15, 2017
Since September 2015, a multispeciality team of district and care home nurses, community matrons, GPs and social workers in Sunderland have pooled resources to provide outpatient care. Primary Health Care (RCN Journal), Feb 1, 2017
The All Together Better Sunderland survey is looking for carers and people with long term health problems or social care needs. Sunderland Echo, January 20, 2017
SUNDERLAND transformation programme that is changing the way health and social care is delivered has again received a vote of confidence from NHS England bosses with £4.8million funding for 2017/18. ME Connected Online, January 5, 2017
We had patients who were feeling lonely and isolated, and we wanted to empower them to self-care and voice any concerns earlier. Pulse Today Online, January 4, 2017
NHS England awards near £5million in funding for All Together Better to continue and progress work through 2017/18. The Sunderland Echo, November 23, 2016