Opening of pubs and ease of lockdown

The NHS across the North East and North Cumbria is encouraging people to enjoy themselves responsibly as bars and pubs reopen and lockdown measures start to ease.

Please remember to

  • follow the rules around social distancing, hand washing and contact beyond family bubbles.
  • keep hospital emergency departments free for those who are in immediate need of emergency treatment or life-saving care.
  • not to abuse emergency 999 ambulance services.
  • to use NHS 111 online ( or call NHS 111 for urgent medical advice.