Hospital bosses take further action to halt the spread of COVID-19

24th December 2020

Healthcare leaders at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are introducing further measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Across South Tyneside District Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital, the Trust is now caring for the same number of patients as it was at the height of the pandemic in April with over 200 people currently in hospital with confirmed COVID-19.

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“No room for complacency now” Trust appeals for public support as Covid-19 cases rise

17th December 2020

Healthcare leaders at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are appealing for public support as the Trust manages a surge in Covid-19 cases which is putting significant pressures on hospital services.

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Neonatal Unit Step into Christmas with Virtual Walk to Lapland

17th December 2020

Healthcare staff at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s Neonatal Unit are raising money for the Trust littlest patients by walking thousands of miles to Lapland (virtually). The Team, who care for babies born prematurely or needing special care, began their winter walk on World Prematurity Day on the 17th November 2020 and will finish on Christmas Eve.

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Sunderland Royal Hospital achieves digital first for the North

11th December 2020

Sunderland Royal Hospital has officially been crowned as one the most digitally advanced organisations in the whole NHS and the only hospital in the North of England to be awarded Level 7 status from the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS).

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New research reveals impact of Covid on North East lives as Christmas approaches 

10th December 2020

New research commissioned by the seven North East councils reveals how people across the region feel about Covid-19 and local restrictions - with over half admitting that while they want to follow the rules, they ‘find it hard’ to stick to social distancing guidelines.

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Thank you and keep going - asks the region’s NHS as Christmas approaches

10th December 2020

The NHS across the North East and North Cumbria is asking the public to stay safe this Christmas as it releases a film to thank staff, partners and communities for their unwavering support this year.

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There’s still time for your child to be a superhero and do their bit to fight flu

4th December 2020

Nursery children have donned their superhero capes and masks to share an important message for parents and carers across the region - that there’s still time to have your child vaccinated against the flu.

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Royal honour for Kelly Bennett

4th December 2020

The Lord Lieutenant has presented a royal accolade to nurse and army Major, Kelly Bennet for the exceptional service that she has shown to the army reserves.

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Additional robot boosts cancer surgery at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

3rd December 2020

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is exceeding national targets for cancer treatment thanks to its latest team member – a surgical robot.

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Please don’t bring COVID-19 into our hospitals - #DoYourBit and keep protecting our NHS

1st December 2020

Health bosses at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are appealing to patients and their families to keep following the vital rules around COVID-19.

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