We are very proud to offer a range of highly specialist services to patients not only from across South Tyneside and Sunderland but the wider North East.  Many patients travel from across the region and beyond to access our services in a number of specialist areas. 

These include:

  • Sunderland Eye Infirmary is the region’s specialist eye hospital and a regional centre of excellence for ophthalmology services.
  • Services at Sunderland Eye Infirmary include a Cataract Treatment Centre, Glaucoma Unit and a Macular Unit, providing specialist care for thousands of people across the North East and beyond who have eye related health problems.
  • Sunderland Royal Hospital is one of three tertiary centres in the region providing specialist services to over 860,000 people across the North East and beyond.
  • We also provide many specialist in reach services from South Tyneside District and Durham Treatment Centre including ophthalmology and renal medicine.