Trust Tribute to Fiona Anderson

27th April 2020

It is with immense sadness and a very heavy heart that we must confirm the loss of a dear colleague and member of our NHS family.

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Jack and Maisie’s 100,000 step challenge in aid of South Tyneside and Sunderland hospitals

22nd April 2020

Sunderland youngsters Jack Berry and Maisie Jones are following in the footsteps of NHS fundraising hero Captain Tom Moore by taking on their own challenge in support of their local hospitals.

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South Tyneside and Sunderland coronavirus patients helping with research to find new treatments

22nd April 2020

COVID-19 patients from South Tyneside and Sunderland are playing a crucial part in helping to identify future treatments for COVID-19 to protect people all over the world.

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Coronavirus and your maternity care

22nd April 2020

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff, mums and babies, we have had to make some temporary changes to how we deliver your maternity care.

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Somewhere over the rainbow – there’s a medal for Harry

21st April 2020

Little Harry Burlison’s rainbow art is worthy of a medal – and he has one to prove it. The rainbow has become a symbol of hope during the coronavirus pandemic and Army Reserve Colonel and Sunderland Royal Hospital Consultant Vascular Surgeon Ben Banerjee was so impressed when he saw six-year-old Harry’s giant artwork on social media that he presented him with one of the medals he was awarded for a deployment working in a hospital in Afghanistan.

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Birth in midwifery-led birthing centre is just what the doctor ordered

15th April 2020

A doctor from South Tyneside District Hospital who normally spends her days caring for others has praised the first class care she received from midwives after giving birth at the hospital last week.

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Retired staff answer the call to help local NHS in South Tyneside and Sunderland to save lives in coronavirus pandemic

15th April 2020

Health workers are rallying in response to South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s call for support to deal with the coronavirus emergency.

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Kind hearts supporting the NHS in South Tyneside and Sunderland

15th April 2020

People in South Tyneside and Sunderland who are dealing with the turmoil caused by coronavirus are still finding it in their hearts to support their local NHS.

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Joint media statement on temporary ‘rest’ facilities

9th April 2020

As part of planning regionally, the Local Resilience Forums (groups made up of partners including councils, NHS, Police and Fire services) have identified a number of sites in the North East to provide short-term ‘rest’ areas for those who have sadly died as a result of COVID-19 while burial or cremation arrangements are made. Locations across the region have been chosen based on practicality and space available and does not reflect the number of anticipated deaths in each area. 

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Seal of approval for endoscopy services in South Tyneside and Sunderland

24th March 2020

Endoscopy services at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have once again been given the official seal of approval for high quality.

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