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    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

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    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

  • Consultants data

    Publication of consultant treatment outcomes

    NHS England has begun the staged publication of mortality rates for individual hospital consultants in ten specialities.


    The data, covering around 3,500 consultants, can be seen on the NHS Choices website.

    Click HERE for more information

  • Governors Durham Roadshow

    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

  • Friends and Family

    Friends and Family

    Find out more about the Friends and Family Test.

    CLICK HERE for more

  • 100 opportunities campaign

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    100 Opportunities

    A Guarantee for Life

    We are now recruiting nurses, midwives, health visitors and school nurses.

    CLICK HERE for more information.


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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.

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!

Governor Roadshow Durham

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.

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Urgent Care

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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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...