Donations of pyjamas and nighties are being welcomed as hospital staff look to gift nightwear to patients on Christmas Eve.
The Trust has issued advice urging people to do their bit as its Emergency Departments come under pressure, while it is also seeing a large number of patients admitted to its hospitals.
People being looked after at Sunderland Royal Hospital had a brighter stay thanks to the kindness of a team of supporters.
Two of our teams have become winners for innovative projects they set up to improve patient care.
Plans to improve access to urgent and emergency care services in Sunderland have come with a plea from health leaders for people to use services wisely this winter.
A special display was created as part of the awareness day, showing families how far little ones have come since their early arrival.
Dr Mickey Jachuck has been invited to help South Shields celebrate the start of the festive season at its Christmas lights switch-on.
The footage shows how the new £36 million building in the city centre will look as the preferred construction partner is confirmed.
Students at Mortimer Community College have written moving messages to our staff as part of World Kindness Day.
Adrian Anim was put forward for the title by a mum who was moved by the dedication and passion he showed as he helped her son.