Visiting further eased on adult inpatient wards at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

29th April 2022

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust will further easing some of its visitor restrictions on Tuesday 3rd May by welcoming two named visitors to spend time with patients each day on to its adult inpatient wards

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COVID-19 patient with longest stay in hospital’s ICCU during pandemic continues to recover

29th April 2022

A COVID-19 patient who spent the longest amount of time on a hospital’s Integrated Critical Care Unit (ICCU) since the outbreak of Coronavirus has begun the next stage of his recovery.

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CHoICE procurement team shortlisted for two prestigious awards

27th April 2022

The City Hospitals Independent Sunderland Commercial Enterprises Ltd (CHoICE), Procurement Team is celebrating after being nominated for two prestigious accolades.

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New maternal mental health service launches across South Tyneside and Sunderland

14th April 2022

New and expectant mams or birth people, who suffer trauma as a result of pregnancy or giving birth can now get support from a new Maternal Mental Health Service.

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Patients reminded to use 24/7 emergency phone line for Sunderland Eye Infirmary

14th April 2022

A new 24/7 emergency phone line for people with urgent eye problems will remain in place after proving to be a success with patients and reducing the need for unnecessary hospital visits.

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Helping hands to support patients leaving hospital in Sunderland

13th April 2022

Patients over the age of 50, are set to benefit from a new support service that aims to make the transition from hospital to home better for them and their loved ones.

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Poems win prizes as team is recognised for words to mark World Parkinson’s Day

11th April 2022

A team who helps people with Parkinson’s Disease has won praise for expressing their support for patients through poetry.

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Artificial Intelligence clinical trial at South Tyneside District Hospital is a UK first

31st March 2022

The first UK clinical trial of an innovative artificial intelligence (AI) device is underway with the potential to save many lives lost to bowel cancer – with the first 500 patients now through the study.

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Ukrainian doctor and NHS friends launch appeal to raise funds to help save lives in his home country

24th March 2022

A Ukrainian emergency department doctor and a fellow NHS worker are leading a campaign to raise funds to buy vehicles and medical supplies to send to his home country.

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Critical care worker among NHS staff to lead staff collections for Ukraine

17th March 2022

A Ukrainian-born nurse and her colleagues have rallied round to gather scores of supplies ready to be sent to help those affected by the conflict in her home country.

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