NHS staff who used their resuscitation skills to help save the lives of two fellow football fans have topped up their training so they are always ready to put their advanced lifesaving skills to the test.
A new specialist scanner, which helps to diagnose cancer, has arrived in South Tyneside meaning patients can have their scans much closer to home.
Sunderland’s maternity unit is the first in the region to take delivery of new care boxes aimed at supporting new mums who have given birth to babies with Down’s Syndrome and their families.
Healthcare leaders have announced a temporary change to the opening hours of the Borough’s ‘Urgent Care for Children’ service.
A new team of Peer Support Workers is set to be recruited to join the range of mental health services in Gateshead. The team will be employed by South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, with support from NHS Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group.
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is safely easing some of its visitor restrictions from the start of next week by introducing a booking system on its adult inpatient wards to allow patients to have precious time with their loved ones.
A woman who has steered businesses to success has spoken with pride about the dedication of NHS staff after her appointment as the new Chair at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT).
A hospital porter, dubbed a “walking encyclopaedia of knowledge” of the job and a manager who rose through the ranks to take a top role, are in the running for for national awards.
The steps taken by hospital staff to involve families in the treatment of children and young people who needed to stay in hospital during the height of the pandemic has been praised as part of a national survey.
A major NHS change programme to create outstanding future hospital services as part of the ‘Path to Excellence’ clinical transformation programme is asking local community and voluntary organisations with experience of community transport to get involved.