CHoICE is officially an armed forces-friendly NHS employer in Sunderland
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.
Are you ready to talk about death and dying?
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.
Birth of Royal baby sees BEARing of gifts for newborns at Sunderland Royal Hospital
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.
Sunderland visit showcases advances in healthcare
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.
Count on knowing your numbers to reduce risk of stroke
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.
Another successful overseas nursing recruitment drive for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
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.
Public asked to use 999 and Emergency Department services wisely
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.
New ultrasound machine to ensure quick, safe and effective care for South Tyneside Biomechanics patients in years ahead
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.
South Tyneside and Sunderland kidney patients given the chance to find out about services for them
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.
Call for new governors as ‘South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’ celebrates first day
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is today calling for people with a keen interest in making a positive contribution to local health services to consider becoming governors of the new Trust. From today, Monday 1 April, the new organisation has come into operation following the formal merger of South Tyneside NHS Foundation trust and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.