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Cancer is the biggest cause of early death from illness or disease across Middlesbrough.

Cardiovascular disease

Cardiovascular disease is a general term that describes a disease of the heart.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are now living with coronavirus. Find out more about vaccines and who is eligible for free tests.


Dementia describes a set of symptoms that may include memory loss and difficulties with thinking.


Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high.

Drugs and alcohol

Some people who use drugs or alcohol can become addicted. Help is available if you have an addiction.

Eat well

Healthy eating can help adults manage weight and improve their health and wellbeing.

Eat Well award

The Eat Well Early Years award recognises settings which are committed to providing healthy food.

Extreme heat

During periods of extremely hot weather it's important for us all to take simple steps to stay safe.

Flu vaccines

The flu vaccine helps protect against flu, which can be a serious or life-threatening illness.


Healthwatch Middlesbrough is an independent champion for people using health and social care services.


If you have problems with incontinence you're not alone - many people experience the same thing.


The impact of the pandemic on loneliness levels is still being felt long after lockdowns have ended.

Lung conditions

A range of lung conditions can impact on your health, but making simple lifestyle changes can help.

Mental health

Information about mental health and wellbeing, and mental health services.

Protect from infections

Taking simple steps can help protect you from infections, viruses, and potentially serious illnesses.

Public health

Suggestions of where to find public health information for Middlesbrough.

Quit smoking

Make a change today and quit smoking with Stop Smoking South Tees!

Recovering from illness

Providing a range of services designed to bridge the gap between care and hospital services.

Reduce your risk

Around 4 in 10 UK cancer cases (more than 135,000 every year) could be prevented.

Screening Saves Lives

Screening Saves Lives is here to tell you about the five national health screening programmes.

Self-care tips

Most people have had a hard time recently, so looking after our wellbeing has never been more important.

Sexual health

Sexual health is an important area of public health, and access to quality sexual health services is critical.

South Tees Best Start

We work to make sure families get great support in the first 1001 days of their child's life.

Wellbeing Strategy

The Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy provides a framework for improving health and wellbeing.

Winter health

Get advice on staying safe and healthy at home and out and about during the winter months.