Patients with kidney problems are seeing a real change in how they receive their care, according to a new report.
People came from across the north east to take part in the first Your health, your care, your say event in Gateshead on Wednesday 14 September 2005.
Chief Dental Officer (CDO) Professor Raman Bedi leaves his post on 1 October to set up a global Child Dental Health Taskforce.
Caroline Flint welcomes the Chief Medical Officer's report into the handling of late abortion cases by the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS).
A major listening exercise kicks off to ask people for their views on what they want from community health and social care services.
The long term conditions national service framework (NSF) was launched in March 2005. It aims to transform the way health and social care services support people to live with long term neurological conditions. Key themes are independent living, care planned around the needs and choices of the individual, easier, timely access to services and joint working across all agencies and disciplines involved.