Welcome to Tees Valley Public Health Shared Service. We provide public health support for Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees local authority areas. The team offers business and contracting support, public health expertise, pharmaceutical advice, public health intelligence and screening support for healthy heart checks and respiratory illness. There are many public health resources on the site covering a wide range of topics; if you cannot see what you are looking for, please use the search facility. Most content on this site can be viewed without registering. We aim to provide a local focus on public health issues and would value your contributions. Any feedback on what you like and what you think could be improved would be welcome.
Pharmacy opening hours for the summer bank holiday, Monday 31st August 2015, are available here. These cover pharmacies in Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland and Stockton-on-Tees.
Public Health England has published an analysis of people at risk of developing type 2 diabetes at local authority level. In Tees Valley, there are over 61,000 people thought to be at risk, with estimates ranging from 10.8% of adults in Middlesbrough to 12.2% in Redcar & Cleveland.
Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, reports on the burden of dealing with drunken people for the North East Ambulance Service. The Paying the price report highlights that almost half of North East paramedics have been subjected to alcohol-fuelled physical assaults whilst on duty.