We are one of the largest integrated care providers in England. Our 8,000 staff serve a population of around 650,000 people.
Welcome to County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation
We are one of the largest integrated organisations in the country,
providing hospital and community services to a population of over
650,000. We are an ambitious and innovative organisation with a
talented workforce of over 8,000 colleagues.
We provide hospital services from two acute sites - Darlington
Memorial Hospital and University Hospital of North Durham. We have
a centre for planned care in Bishop Auckland and provide care from
community hospitals in Chester-le-Street, Shotley Bridge, Barnard
Castle, Sedgefield and Weardale as well as over 80 other community
based settings and in patients' homes.
Our vision - Right First Time, Every Time - is
supported by two key improvement strategies:
'Every aspect of my emergency care was dealt with quickly,
efficiently and professionally with full explanations and
compassion from all staff involved'.
Patient, Emergency Department, Darlington Memorial Hospital