Blog post: "What the NHS can learn from my Dad"

28th February 2024

Ryan Swiers, who heads up our Health Literacy Team and is NENC ICB's health literacy lead, has shared his insight into why making information clear is so important to people's health and wellbeing.

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Recent recruit lifts title at national award ceremony for her work to boost cleaning crews

23rd February 2024

A recent recruit has been hailed for her innovations and work to help lift her colleagues after she won a national award for her hard graft.

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Patients urged to play part in helping NHS during next run of industrial action

22nd February 2024

People are being asked to think before they head to an A&E or call 999 as the NHS across South Tyneside and Sunderland prepares for the next strike action by junior doctors.

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Team leads day of activities to help NHS colleagues learn how to help patients with dementia and delirium

21st February 2024

A day packed with information has been lined up by a team to help their NHS colleagues learn how to help those facing conditions which impact mood and mind.

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NHS plea to use 999 and emergency care for life threatening conditions only

21st February 2024

Only use 999 or the emergency department for life threatening conditions. This is the plea from NHS health leaders as the region prepares for further strike action by British Medical Association member junior doctors.

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Award win hopes for pair who help hospital run like clockwork

20th February 2024

Two colleagues who go the extra mile to make hospital services run smoothly are heading for London after being shortlisted for national awards.

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New parents rate maternity care in South Tyneside and Sunderland amongst the best in the NHS

9th February 2024

Maternity services at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as some of the best in the country according to people who have used local services.

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Nursing apprenticeship ready to help plug NHS skills gap

5th February 2024

At a time of ongoing national NHS staff shortages, the University of Sunderland hopes to boost north-east healthcare by developing a highly-skilled workforce through its Higher and Degree Apprenticeship programmes.

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Praise for consultants who led on women’s health across hospitals as new starters take on the task

1st February 2024

Consultants who have almost 200 years of experience between them have bid farewell to their service as they begin their retirement.

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Challenge gets to the art of how minds react to age and conditions

31st January 2024

A competition is challenging people to use their creative side to come up with an artwork to represent the impact of conditions on the brain.

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