Introducing Meditech in South Tyneside
On Saturday 5th October South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are installing a new Patient Electronic Record system in south Tyneside called MEDITECH.
Region’s NHS shares future ambitions as part of ‘Join our Journey’ engagement roadshows
NHS leaders across the North East and North Cumbria are encouraging people to get involved in a series of engagement roadshows set to take place over the autumn
NHS organisations across the region come together to issue stark warning to use services properly as pressures increase
NHS organisations across the North East and North Cumbria have come together to issue a stark warning to the public as hospitals and emergency ambulance services are already seeing the impact of the change in seasons and first serious cases of flu.
Chance for nurses to find out about job opportunities in theatres and intensive care in Sunderland and South Tyneside
Nurses and allied health professionals interested in working in operating theatres and in intensive care in Sunderland and South Tyneside hospitals will have the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Sunderland Royal on Saturday, October 19th.
Ground-breaking hip replacement service for South Tyneside patients
Patients in South Tyneside are among the first in the country to return home within 12 hours of a total hip replacement. Since December 2018, five patients have been able to leave South Tyneside District Hospital on the same day; five more are currently on the waiting list to do the same.
Alan achieves his nursing ambition with South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Alan Dobbs feels right at home in his new job as a staff nurse with South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust at Sunderland Royal Hospital, having started as a ward clerk before embarking on a career in nursing.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust leading the way in kidney care
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is on track to be a national leader in kidney patient care following the development of a new service. The Sunderland Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology (SDIN) initiative at Sunderland Royal Hospital is believed to be the first of its kind in the North East.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust named as Disability Confident employer
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, which provides hospital and community services to hundreds of thousands of people in the North East, has been accredited as part of a national campaign to support disabled people into work.
Appeal to choose the right NHS service as emergency care in Sunderland comes under pressure
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for the public’s support to help them deal with a rise in people accessing emergency care as the summer comes to a close.
New service for South Tyneside spinal patients
South Tyneside spinal patients now have the benefit for the first time of a service on their doorstep. From this month (September), two consultant-led Outpatient clinics a month will be held at South Tyneside District Hospital for patients referred by their GP, or requiring follow-up after treatment, for a back problem or injury.