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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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. 

Read more

Plan ahead, stay safe and use health services wisely ahead of the Easter Bank Holiday

25th March 2024

As the Easter bank holiday approaches, people across the region are being reminded to make sure they are prepared for the long weekend.

Read more

Cranes join Sunderland skyline to help build region’s new eye hospital

21st March 2024

Sunderland's skyline has undergone a transformation as two towering cranes have been erected to help build the region's eagerly awaited eye hospital. 

Read more

Fresh welcomes crucial first step in Parliament for a smokefree generation

20th March 2024

The Tobacco and Vapes Bill, which was today laid before the House of Commons, raises the age of sale for all tobacco products one year every year from 2027 onwards.

Read more