More patients across South Tyneside and Sunderland are getting access to high quality stroke care and life saving treatment thanks to major changes made as part of Phase One of the Path to Excellence programme – and these changes are supported in a written judgement which is now available to read
Special wristbands are being offered to South Tyneside District Hospital patients with memory problems to help staff to give them the complete care they need. The wristbands, which are pink with a blue butterfly, are predominantly for patients living with dementia and those with delirium.
Thousands of South Tyneside patients with arthritis who require regular blood tests to ensure they are getting the right treatment for their condition can now access the service locally instead of having to travel to Sunderland.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is gearing up for changes to children’s emergency care and maternity services at South Tyneside District Hospital, which will come into effect next month.
An event to encourage students from all backgrounds to pursue careers in Medicine will be held at Sunderland Royal Hospital on Friday, July 26th.
The Durham Diagnostics and Treatment Centre (DTC) is celebrating its first year of providing specialist care locally for thousands of patients across Durham and the surrounding areas.
A consultant who works across South Tyneside and Sunderland has been selected as a Diabetes UK Clinical Champion, to help transform care for people living with diabetes in the local area.
The importance of providing care which meets the needs of the individual patient was the main focus of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s annual Nursing and Midwifery Conference.
The first nursing students to complete an exciting new adult nursing course at the University of Sunderland aimed at encouraging more local recruits to enter the profession received their degrees at a special graduation ceremony yesterday.
A leading Sunderland Ophthalmologist involved in revolutionary research which could cure some of the causes of blindness has been awarded an academic honour by Newcastle University. Mr David Steel, a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Sunderland Eye Infirmary, has worked with the Stem Cell Research group at Newcastle University’s Institute of Genetic Medicine for 10 years.