South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s staff education programme helping to improve care for stroke patients
An innovative staff education programme developed by the Acute Stroke Unit at Sunderland Royal Hospital to improve patient care could be adopted by other NHS trusts in the North East.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust showing support in Armed Forces Week
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging its reservist and adult cadet volunteer staff to celebrate Armed Forces Week by wearing their uniforms to work one day - infection control and PPE requirements permitting.
200th baby joy at Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre
The team at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre is celebrating after welcoming its 200th baby.
Public urged to plan ahead to wear face coverings in hospitals
The NHS in the north east and north Cumbria is urging the public to plan ahead and have face coverings available to wear when they attend hospital settings from Monday 15 June.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust rated ‘GOOD’ following first comprehensive CQC inspection
A major inspection of community-based health services and acute hospital care has rated services provided by the newly formed South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation (STSFT) as ‘good’.
Newcastle University honour for South Tyneside and Sunderland kidney expert
Leading UK kidney consultant Dr Shalabh Srivastava has been appointed as a senior clinical lecturer at Newcastle University. The honour for Dr Srivastava, who works at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, is for his research work and for his teaching at the Trust and the university.
Sunderland doctor appointed Queen’s Honorary Surgeon
Army Reserve Colonel and Sunderland Royal Hospital Consultant Vascular Surgeon Ben Banerjee has been appointed as Queen’s Honorary Surgeon. The honour is in recognition of his distinguished military service which began 30 years ago when he joined the Army Reserves while still a medical student at Newcastle University.
Consultant Paediatrician to retire after almost 25 years’ service to children and families in Sunderland
Dr Andy Mellon will retire this summer after 24 years as a Consultant Paediatrician at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Dr Mellon has fulfilled a frontline role throughout this time, combining it with his educational role representing Newcastle University’s Medical School at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.
South Tyneside and Sunderland healthcare staff there for patients at the end of life
Staff at hospitals in South Tyneside and Sunderland are doing their utmost to ensure that relatives of coronavirus patients who cannot be with their loved ones at the end of life have memories to cherish.