Healthcare leaders in South Tyneside and Sunderland have confirmed a revised timeline for the transformation of local hospital services as part of Phase Two of the Path to Excellence programme*. After sharing a list of ‘working ideas’ in February 2019 for the future of emergency care and planned hospital care across South Tyneside and Sunderland, widespread involvement has taken place to openly encourage feedback from staff, stakeholders, patients and members of the public.
Health innovators across the region are being called on to enter the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2019. The Awards celebrate the forward-thinking healthcare ideas that are being developed to improve patient care across the region. South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is supporting organisers, the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria, as one of the sponsors of this year’s event.
NHS employers across the North East of England have joined together to encourage the Armed Forces community to ‘Step into Health’.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust marked Reserves Day today (Wednesday June 26th) with a celebratory lunch for its own reservists in recognition of the contribution they make to the Armed Forces.
The formal launch of the South Tyneside and Sunderland Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHP) Research Partnership took place this week (26th June 2019). Set up in 2018, the Partnership aims to create a sustainable framework for building NMAHP research capacity and capability across the healthcare system in South Tyneside and Sunderland.
With the summer holidays approaching, South Tyneside and Sunderland kidney patients can find out just how flexible dialysis treatment can be at special campervan roadshows next week.
New, state-of-the art equipment costing nearly £6,000, purchased by South Tyneside District Hospital through the generosity of its League of Friends, is revolutionising the way many patients are being weighed.
National sight loss charity the Macular Society says the only way to stop hundreds of thousands of people losing their sight is to fund much more research.
Healthcare leaders at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have today confirmed that changes to children’s emergency care services at South Tyneside District Hospital will take place over the summer.
Leading Consultant Kidney Specialist Dr Saeed Ahmed, who works at Sunderland Royal Hospital, will be among those highlighting the importance of organ donation at an event in Newcastle on June 23rd. Every day across the UK, three people who could have benefited from a transplant die because there are not enough organ donors.