Chance for South Tyneside and Sunderland patients to find out about research giving them access to latest treatments

15th May 2019

The exciting developments in research which are giving patients in South Tyneside and Sunderland the opportunity to receive the very latest treatments will be highlighted at special events marking International Clinical Trials Day, which is on May 20th.

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CHoICE is officially an armed forces-friendly NHS employer in Sunderland

13th May 2019

CHoICE Ltd, which provides facilities, pharmacy and other operational support services for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, has signed The Armed Forces Covenant, formally identifying itself as a forces-friendly employer.

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Are you ready to talk about death and dying?

8th May 2019

St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care Centre in Sunderland will be encouraging one of the most challenging but important conversations of all at a special event on Monday May 13th – the start of Dying Matters Awareness Week 2019.

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Birth of Royal baby sees BEARing of gifts for newborns at Sunderland Royal Hospital

7th May 2019

In honour of the arrival of the new Royal baby, Build-A-Bear has donated celebratory bears to Sunderland Royal Hospital’s maternity unit for all newborns delivered on the same day.

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Sunderland visit showcases advances in healthcare

3rd May 2019

A delegation from the city of Harbin in China has made a special visit to Sunderland to see the advances that the city has made in key areas of healthcare such as cardiovascular medicine, dementia care and how technology can be used to improve patient outcomes.

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Count on knowing your numbers to reduce risk of stroke

1st May 2019

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust staff will be highlighting the importance of understanding the link between high blood pressure and stroke and of ‘knowing your numbers’ during Stroke Awareness Month in May.

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Another successful overseas nursing recruitment drive for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

29th April 2019

The latest in a series of successful recruitment drives in The Philippines by South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust has resulted in job offers for almost 140 highly qualified nurses.

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Public asked to use 999 and Emergency Department services wisely

29th April 2019

The region’s NHS is calling on people to use 999 and Emergency Departments (A&E) carefully as the region’s emergency services are facing extra pressures this week. With several hospitals across the North East and North Cumbria reporting higher demand than usual, the NHS is asking everyone to think before dialling 999 or attending Emergency Departments.

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New ultrasound machine to ensure quick, safe and effective care for South Tyneside Biomechanics patients in years ahead

17th April 2019

Investment of almost £38,000 in a new ultrasound machine for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s Biomechanics team will ensure South Tyneside patients with foot and ankle problems will continue to receive quick, safe and effective care for years to come.

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South Tyneside and Sunderland kidney patients given the chance to find out about services for them

17th April 2019

Around 170 kidney patients from South Tyneside and Sunderland were invited to a special event to find out more about the services and support available to them from South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

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