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Stokesley Health Centre to receive £1.9m facelift

Durham and Tees Community Ventures are very proud to be part of the project to inject £1.9 million of funding into the Stokesley Health Centre in Middlesbrough. 

Celebrating 20 years of NHS LIFT

The NHS LIFT Council celebrates it’s 20 year anniversary. As the management services provider of 9 LIFT Companies, we are really proud to have reached this milestone and we are looking forward to future exciting opportunities for the LIFT estate.

Estates Returns Information Collection (ERIC Returns) Support

Durham and Tees Community Ventures has recently completed a commission to assist North Tees and Hartlepool Solutions (NTH) with their ERIC Returns completion for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.


EMS Community Ventures (ECV) was very proud to reach the finals at the Partnership Awards in December 2020.

Backlog Maintenance in the NHS

The latest NHS ERIC Return is reporting a substantial increase in Trusts’ backlog maintenance data, with the cost to eradicate backlog increasing from £6.4 billion in 2018-19 to £9.1 billion in 2019-20.

Webinar: Recent and Proposed Changes in Town Planning

Community Ventures was very proud to co-host a webinar with partners Planning House and Bevan Brittan on Wednesday 9th September.  The Webinar, entitled ‘Recent and Proposed Changes in Town Planning’, considered planning for the future, proposed changes to the current planning system, the effects of Covid-19 on planning and what’s next for planning, as well as a detailed overview on the Planning White Paper.

Health Estate Journal Digital July 2020 – Future Estate Strategy

Emma Bolton, our Area Director for Leeds and the North East and Louise English, who works for North Tees and Hartlepool Solutions (the Estates and Facilities provider to North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust) consider how the physical healthcare environment can continue to provide a safe, fit-for-purpose setting for high quality care as services start to be recommissioned, and planned care recommences, in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.

How will the pandemic shape your estate portfolio in the future?

At Community Ventures, we are well placed to offer you advice as you make plans to ‘Reset’ following the peak of the pandemic.  We have staff embedded within NHS Trusts who are actively undertaking ‘Covid Secure’ risk assessments, and have membership on a number of networking groups who meet to share ideas and learning.  We are advising a number of clients on their Estates Strategies, and are looking at how these will need to respond to the way in which Covid-19 has changed the clinical and healthcare administrative environment.