STRUCTURE: NHS Northumberland CCG is organising discussions with members of the public about its ” future priorities” and to “identify any gaps in services”.

Five workshops will be led by GPs and the local involvement network.

Eileen Higgins, central locality lead for NHS Northumberland CCG, said: “The workshops are the first of three stages of talking to local people and our stakeholders on the CCG plans to commission healthcare and health services in the future.”

Workshops have been held in Ashington, Blyth, and Hexham, and will be held in Alnwick on 10 September, and Berwick-Upon-Tweed on 12 September.