Local health bosses are working with community groups to raise
awareness of all the clinics and other services being provided at
The Richardson Hospital, Barnard Castle, including the
opportunities for local and other groups/organisations to use the
hospital's facilities which include meeting rooms.
A spokesperson for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation
Trust and Durham, Dales, Easington and Sedgefield CCG, said, "Over
20 health specialties run clinics at The Richardson Hospital, many
of which are delivered by consultants or specialist
"There are clinics every day in two of our most popular clinics,
physiotherapy and podiatry. Other clinics include
urology, rheumatology, dermatology, audiology, cardio
rehabilitation, ophthalmology and speech and language
therapy. The hospital also has a weekly contraception and
sexual health clinic. Patients using Warfarin can also be
monitored at The Richardson Hospital. These clinics are for
the benefit and convenience of local people."
Meeting rooms within the hospital are also available for use by
local businesses and other organisations looking for a meeting
place close to the centre of Barnard Castle.
Facilities at The Richardson Hospital are being advertised on
posters in business and public buildings in Barnard Castle.
Information about which clinics are available can be found on
the County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust website: www.cddft.nhs.uk For
details on room availability, contact the hospital reception or
Published 21st April 2018
'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