Trust Podcast Relaunches for Season Two

26th January 2023

A podcast launched to tell the stories of the NHS heroes who care for patients in hospital and out in the community is back for its second series.

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STSFT Health Equity Academy celebrates first graduates

23rd January 2023

We are celebrating as our first cohort of students graduate from our Health Equity Academy.

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Stay switched on! Get help with energy and keep healthy, says region's NHS

19th January 2023

Don't miss out on vital help with your energy services – that's the message from health and care leaders to patients who rely on power for their health.

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Region's NHS helps more people as demand for services reaches new levels

13th January 2023

The NHS in the North East and North Cumbria saw record levels of demand across ambulance, hospitals and primary care services during November and December as it tackles its toughest winter yet, whilst also delivering its planned programme of tests, operations and cancer care.

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Strike action – A&E and 999 for life threatening emergencies only

10th January 2023

Emergency and urgent care centres in the North East and North Cumbria will remain open for life-threatening conditions or injuries as industrial action takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, January 11, by GMB and Unison ambulance staff.

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Region's NHS warns pressure still extreme

4th January 2023

The region's NHS warns that pressures across A&E, urgent care and ambulance services are still at extreme levels at the start of the New Year.

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New year, new career? Trust hosts healthcare recruitment event

3rd January 2023

People seeking a career in healthcare could leave with a job offer in their hand at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s latest recruitment event.

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Only use A&E if it's life-threatening, says region's NHS

30th December 2022

If it's not life-threatening, don't use A&E or call 999. That's the message from the NHS as the region's services gear up for a busy New Year weekend.

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Healthcare bosses and police issue clear message – violence and abuse of NHS staff will not be tolerated

30th December 2022

People who abuse or assault NHS staff have been issued with a zero tolerance warning that they could face police action and refused treatment.

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Region's NHS reminds public to only use 999 and A&E if their condition is life-threatening

28th December 2022

The region's NHS has issued an urgent plea for people to only use A&E or 999 if their condition is life threatening and to think of alternative services such as local pharmacies, GPs, NHS111 online.

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