South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust shows support for inclusion with Rainbow Badge

16th September 2019

Staff at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are being invited to show their support for breaking down barriers which people may face within the NHS, by signing a pledge and wearing a Rainbow Badge.

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Sunderland head and neck cancer specialists promote awareness of HPV infection and vaccination

11th September 2019

The head and neck cancer team at Sunderland Royal Hospital will be highlighting the importance of HPV infection and the vaccination programme to prevent it during Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, September 16th to 20th*.

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Job opportunities for nurses with South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

10th September 2019

Nurses seeking to develop their careers with South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust could leave the next recruitment event with a job offer in their hand.

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New Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre in South Shields popular choice for local mams

10th September 2019

South Tyneside District Hospital’s new midwifery-led birthing centre is proving to be a popular choice for expectant mams in the local area. Eighteen babies have now been born in the new facility, which opened on August 5. The centre’s latest arrival and 18th baby to be born at the centre is Liam Matthew Harrison. He was delivered by experienced midwife Michelle Becke, who has worked at the maternity unit at South Tyneside District Hospital for over 20 years.

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Bus stop is just the ticket for Sunderland patients with dementia

9th September 2019

A replica bus stop in Sunderland Royal Hospital’s Emergency Department is helping to calm and reassure patients with dementia. Supplied by Nexus and complete with a bus stop sign and a current timetable of local routes, it is situated in a quiet room where they can sit and reminisce.

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Great North Run

5th September 2019

From the very beginning this event has been a celebration of what makes the North East great; thousands of supporters lining the course, hundreds of volunteers helping you along the way and runners like you, from around the UK who embody dedication and determination whatever your reason for running. You can sponsor our teams on their 13.1 mile journey here.

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Sunderland NHS employer CHoICE’s support of armed forces earns Silver award

4th September 2019

CHoICE Ltd, which provides facilities, pharmacy and other operational support services for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, has received the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Silver award.

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Invitation to South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s Annual Members’ Meeting

3rd September 2019

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is inviting patients, staff and the public to the Annual Members’ Meeting on Thursday, September 12th.

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Adult Nurse Recruitment Event

30th August 2019

Are you a third year nursing student due to qualify or a registered nurse looking for a new challenge? Come along to our Adult Nurse Recruitment event on: Thursday 3rd October, 10am - 2pm, at Haven Court, South Shields. You will have the chance to find out about our different clinical areas, chat with staff and discuss your opportunities.

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Patients breathing easier thanks to South Tyneside Hospital’s League of Friends

22nd August 2019

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.

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