Care and comfort have been improved for some of the sickest respiratory patients at South Tyneside District Hospital, thanks to a donation of about £4,600 from the hospital’s League of Friends.
A project, piloted in South Tyneside, to identify potentially serious illness in children so they can receive the right treatment as soon as possible, is in the running for a coveted national award.
Midwives at Sunderland Royal Hospital have welcomed the first South Shields babies to be born in Sunderland since the introduction of a new model of maternity services.
The latest donation from The League of Friends of South Tyneside District Hospital is improving care for older patients by helping to keep them warm.
Midwives at South Tyneside District Hospital’s new Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre are over the moon after welcoming the unit’s first baby boy and another baby girl.
Midwives in South Tyneside are celebrating the arrival of the first baby born in the town’s new midwifery-led birthing centre which opened on Monday (5 August).
A new artwork, specially created for South Tyneside to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS, is now on display at South Tyneside District Hospital.
Changes to children’s emergency care and maternity services at South Tyneside District Hospital come into effect today and the public are asked to note that the children’s emergency department at the hospital will close tonight and every night from today between 10pm and 8am.
Staff at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are celebrating as the Trusts’ new Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre officially opens today (Monday, August 5). The centre will offer mams-to-be even more choice on where to give birth and a safe alternative to giving birth in a consultant-led hospital setting or at home.
A hearing expert at Sunderland Royal Hospital is part of a team who are in the running for a national award for their work to improve healthcare for people with a learning disability in Sunderland.