Palliative care nurses want to help make memories
Specialist palliative care nurses in South Tyneside have pledged to give their own time to help charity 4Louis, which is providing memory boxes for families who lose their loved ones to COVID-19.
Patient care award for world-leading endoscopy research
A research network made up of South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle University and The Northern Region Endoscopy Group has won a prestigious patient care award for its world-leading endoscopy research.
Public information on domestic abuse
The NHS website has advice online for the public on spotting the signs for domestic abuse and domestic violence and where to go for help. The NHS also has a help page for those who have been raped or sexually assaulted.
Marvellous Millers’ latest fundraising boost for Sunderland Royal Hospital’s head and neck cancer team
The remarkable Miller family, of Chester-le-Street, have now presented Sunderland Royal Hospital’s Head and Neck Cancer Fund with more than £3,200.
Prestigious academic role for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust intensive care consultant
Sunderland Royal Hospital Intensive Care Consultant Dr Mark Carpenter has been appointed as a Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for Newcastle University’s Medical School.
Mum thanks South Tyneside midwives for exceptional care amid coronavirus
When Kayleigh Docherty’s plan for a home birth had to be changed because of the coronavirus pandemic she was, understandably, upset and anxious. Thankfully, South Tyneside District Hospital’s Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre was able to provide her with the joyous, relaxed birth she longed for.
Chill room providing haven for Sunderland Royal Hospital staff amid pandemic
A new ‘chill room’ at Sunderland Royal Hospital is offering a haven for staff, away from the strains and stresses of fighting Covid-19. Senior nurses had the idea for providing the quiet and relaxing area for staff seeking a complete break during their shifts.
Region’s health chiefs ask public to keep up their amazing support for the NHS
Ahead of the first May bank holiday weekend, health chiefs across the region are asking the public to keep-up their amazing support for the NHS.
STSFT celebrates International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife with special awards
To celebrate 2020’s International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is launching new categories in its annual Reward and Recognition Awards.
Cumbria and North East NHS and partners pull together for NHS Nightingale Hospital North East
Less than four weeks since work began, the NHS Nightingale Hospital North East was officially opened today (Tuesday, 5 May) by the Countess of Wessex and TV legends Ant and Dec.