Patients in need of extra protection against COVID-19 invited to sign up for next jab

13th April 2023

People across the North East and North Cumbia who need additional cover to fight COVID-19 are being invited to top-up their immunity this spring.

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Memorial statue unveiled to Tip the therapy dog

12th April 2023

A sculpture created in memory of a recue pet who help bring smiles to hundreds of patients and hospital staff has been unveiled.

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Region’s hospital bosses warn of further disruption to NHS services during junior doctor four day walk out 

5th April 2023

Health bosses at NHS Foundation Trusts across the region are warning patients and the public to expect further disruption to NHS hospital services next week.

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Improving hospital discharge at Sunderland Royal Hospital

4th April 2023

People in Sunderland are being asked for their views to help improve hospital discharge at Sunderland Royal Hospital.

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England and Liverpool FC footballer Jordan Henderson’s dad scores his own fundraising goal to save lives

29th March 2023

Jordan Henderson’s dad, Brian is celebrating a victory after the international footballing community helped him and wife Donna buy cutting edge kit to diagnose cancer and more.

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Choose the right health services this Easter bank holiday

28th March 2023

NHS leaders are reminding everyone to be prepared, stay safe and use the right NHS services this Easter.

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Scanners arrive at new £10 million diagnostic centre in South Tyneside

23rd March 2023

Lifesaving scanners have been craned into place as plans progress at pace to open a new £10 million Integrated Diagnostic Centre at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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Campaign warns 1 in 2 North East smokers will die from a smoking related disease

22nd March 2023

Former smokers have warned how smoking destroys health and rips family life apart for a new quitting campaign launching in the North East this week. Fresh is launching the Don’t be the 1 campaign across the region to warn at least 1 in every 2 long term smokers will die from a smoking-related disease.

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Staff experience top priority for STSFT as survey results show positive improvement

16th March 2023

The results of the 2022 NHS Staff Survey show positive improvement at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT) with staff morale now above than the national average in the NHS.

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COVID memorials unveiled to reflect and remember as NHS staff are given Freedom of the Borough

15th March 2023

The impact of COVID-19 on South Tyneside communities has been marked with the unveiling of memorials during poignant services across the borough.

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