About NHS North of England
From October 2011, NHS North East, NHS North West and NHS Yorkshire and the Humber - the three strategic health authorities in the North of England - were placed under a single management framework and now work together as NHS North of England.
NHS North East remains a statutory body as part of NHS North of England and has responsibility for the performance of the NHS across the north east.
We are committed to excellence and putting the region’s health and the development of high quality health services at the heart of everything we do. We are working closely with all local NHS organisations across the north east, as well as key partners in local authorities, to ensure a smooth transition to the new health systems that will be operating, subject to legislation, from April 2013.
The strategic health authority was formed on 1 July 2006 and our head office is at Waterfront 4 in Newcastle upon Tyne.
We became part of the NHS North of England strategic health authority cluster on 3 October 2011, working together with NHS North West and NHS Yorkshire and the Humber.
Our role is to make sure that quality and improvement targets are met and that NHS organisations in the region are providing good quality services to meet the needs of local communities.