Junior doctors highly rate training in South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals
Doctors in training working at hospitals in South Tyneside and Sunderland have highly rated their training experiences in the 2019 General Medical Council's (GMC) annual survey.
Wheel challenge for neuro-rehabilitation patients
Patients in the Hume Neurological Rehabilitation Unit at Sunderland Royal Hospital are taking on a sponsored cycling challenge to help to raise about £6,000 for specialist therapy equipment.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust innovators recognised in shortlist for region’s leading healthcare awards
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has officially been recognised as having some of the brightest minds in healthcare. The Trust is shortlisted in three categories in the Bright Ideas in Health Awards - Digital Innovation in Health and Social Care, Development of an Innovative Device or Technology and Innovation Champion.
NHS leaders issue important reminder about children’s emergency care in South Tyneside
NHS leaders in South Tyneside have today issued an important reminder for patients and the public about how to access emergency care services for children overnight.
South Tyneside and Sunderland patients report improvement in experience of emergency care
Patients’ experience of emergency care in South Tyneside and Sunderland has improved in several areas, according to a national survey.
South Tyneside midwifery-led birthing centre celebrates 40th birth
The new midwifery-led birthing centre at South Tyneside District Hospital has welcomed its 40th arrival. Sophia Ann Mullen came into the world at 8.27pm on October 14th, weighing 6lb 15oz.
Boost for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s nursing workforce
Another overseas recruitment drive by South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has resulted in a boost for its nursing workforce. The Trust was able to make 140 job offers during its latest trip to the Philippines.
Patients highly rate cancer care
The vast majority of cancer patients in South Tyneside and Sunderland felt very positive about the care they received, according to a national survey. In the National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2018, South Tyneside patients rated their care 9 out of 10 on average, with Sunderland patients rating their care 8.9 out of 10.
Health leaders call on public to share their views during ‘Join Our Journey’ roadshows
Health bosses in South Tyneside, Sunderland and Durham are encouraging members of the public to get involved in a series of public engagement roadshows taking place this autumn.
Appeal to choose the right NHS service with emergency care in South Tyneside and Sunderland under pressure
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for the public’s help as it continues to deal with pressure on its emergency departments.