A new clinic has been introduced in South Tyneside, principally to give young parents up to the age of 25 increased access to contraception, and reduce unintended pregnancies.
The exciting developments in research which are giving patients in South Tyneside and Sunderland the opportunity to receive the very latest treatments will be highlighted at special events marking International Clinical Trials Day, which is on May 20th.
CHoICE Ltd, which provides facilities, pharmacy and other operational support services for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, has signed The Armed Forces Covenant, formally identifying itself as a forces-friendly employer.
St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care Centre in Sunderland will be encouraging one of the most challenging but important conversations of all at a special event on Monday May 13th – the start of Dying Matters Awareness Week 2019.
In honour of the arrival of the new Royal baby, Build-A-Bear has donated celebratory bears to Sunderland Royal Hospital’s maternity unit for all newborns delivered on the same day.
A delegation from the city of Harbin in China has made a special visit to Sunderland to see the advances that the city has made in key areas of healthcare such as cardiovascular medicine, dementia care and how technology can be used to improve patient outcomes.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust staff will be highlighting the importance of understanding the link between high blood pressure and stroke and of ‘knowing your numbers’ during Stroke Awareness Month in May.
The latest in a series of successful recruitment drives in The Philippines by South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has resulted in job offers for almost 140 highly qualified nurses.
The region’s NHS is calling on people to use 999 and Emergency Departments (A&E) carefully as the region’s emergency services are facing extra pressures this week. With several hospitals across the North East and North Cumbria reporting higher demand than usual, the NHS is asking everyone to think before dialling 999 or attending Emergency Departments.
Investment of almost £38,000 in a new ultrasound machine for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s Biomechanics team will ensure South Tyneside patients with foot and ankle problems will continue to receive quick, safe and effective care for years to come.