Search on to find new governors to help lead our Trust

17th April 2024

We are looking to elect 11 public governors and two staff governors to our Council of Governors.

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Final work created by painter reaches consultant as wife fulfils artist’s wishes

17th April 2024

The last painting created by a patient as a thank you to his consultant for saving his sight has been presented to the doctor following the renowned artist’s sudden death.

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Campaigners welcome support for a smokefree generation after first vote in Parliament

17th April 2024

The Tobacco and Vapes Bill received its second reading in the House of Commons and first vote by MPs.

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Artist uses his mother’s dementia diagnosis to drive creativity behind murals

15th April 2024

An artist has gifted his skills to a hospital as he created a pair of murals to help brighten the days and bring comfort to patients, their loved ones and care teams.

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COVID-19 spring booster will help protect those most at risk

12th April 2024

People living across the region who are at increased risk from COVID-19 will be offered extra protection this spring.

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New, extra support for breast cancer patients in the North East

12th April 2024

An event will give breast cancer patients a chance to meet others and find out what help is on hand to support them through their treatment and beyond.

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Consultant Radiologist celebrates his team’s devotion as he bids farewell to NHS after more than 40 years

9th April 2024

Consultant Radiologist Dr Lance Cope has spoken of the “camaraderie, teamwork and unbelievable devotion" of his colleagues towards patients as he begun his retirement.

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William does a cracking job of raising a smile from children in hospital at Easter

28th March 2024

Whitburn Primary School pupil William Fletcher decided to do his own good turn after people rallied to help his football teams.

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Renal unit joins international training programme to share life-saving expertise

27th March 2024

Kidney specialists from across the world will learn from experts here in the North East after Sunderland Royal Hospital was awarded status as a training centre.

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Plea for people to prepare for long Bank Holiday weekend as Emergency Departments already face demand

26th March 2024

NHS leaders have issued a plea for support ahead of the Easter Bank Holiday as their A&E departments are already under great pressure. 

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