Welcome to County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
We are an integrated acute and community Trust providing healthcare across County Durham and Darlington and surrounding areas, in hospital, at home and in community settings. Find out about our developing clinical strategy...more
Our evolving clinical quality strategy
The Trust has published Right First Time 24/7. This discussion document outlines the issues behind our evolving Clinical Strategy. To view the document, an accompanying DVD and to find out more CLICK HERE
Robert Francis' report was published in February 2013. One recommendation was that all NHS bodies should consider with staff the relevance of the recommendations to their own situation, and take action as appropriate. For more information on the Trust's response CLICK HERE
Join us - Become a Foundation Trust Member
You can shape the future of health services in County Durham and Darlington by becoming a foundation trust member....Find out more
F4 is an abbreviation for Focus on food and fluid first. It is a new campaign to meet nutritional and hydration needs of patients at risk of weight loss throughout their hospital stay, and following transfer home
CLICK HERE to read further.
Friends and Family
Find out more about the Friends and Family Test.
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Keep up to date with all the latest news, achievements and developments at the Trust by clicking on the headlines below.
Help for Heroes charity ball
Hospital Shuttle Bus
Join Us - Become a Foundation Trust Member
We're looking for local people who can help us shape the future of health services for County Durham and Darlington by joining as members. Membership is FREE and open to anyone over 14 years old. If you’re interested in finding out about our hospital’s current plans and future developments then ‘join us’ today!
Getting Better Sooner
Improving your health can reduce the risks of surgery and can have lasting benefits for years to come.
There is always time to improve your health. CLICK HERE and take a look today.
Your Experience Counts
Your feedback is extremely important to us. By telling us about your experience, good or bad, it means that we can better understand what is important to you, what we are doing well and if there are areas where we need to look at making improvements.
In an emergency - make the right choice...
Accident and Emergency Services, A&E departments or Emergency Departments provide care for seriously ill or injured patients. Serious means an illness or injury which could be life threatening. Urgent Care Services are provided through six urgent care centres across County Durham and Darlington and these deal with minor injuries and illnesses only. ...more
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e.g. Audiology, Paediatrics, Surgical
Search for Locations
Hospitals, Health Centres, Community
Search for Staff
e.g. Clinical Consultants, Specialist Nurses
We welcome your feedback and suggestions...
Choose and Book
Choose and Book is a national service which lets you choose your hospital or clinic and book your first appointment. You can also choose the date and time of your appointment.
Equality Objectives 2012 - 2016
For more information on the Trust's equality objectives, including equality information and our Equality Delivery System (EDS) or to leave equality and diversity feedback please follow the link below...