The NHS in the North East and North Cumbria saw record levels of demand across ambulance, hospitals and primary care services during November and December as it tackles its toughest winter yet, whilst also delivering its planned programme of tests, operations and cancer care.
Emergency and urgent care centres in the North East and North Cumbria will remain open for life-threatening conditions or injuries as industrial action takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, January 11, by GMB and Unison ambulance staff.
The region's NHS warns that pressures across A&E, urgent care and ambulance services are still at extreme levels at the start of the New Year.
People seeking a career in healthcare could leave with a job offer in their hand at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s latest recruitment event.
If it's not life-threatening, don't use A&E or call 999. That's the message from the NHS as the region's services gear up for a busy New Year weekend.
People who abuse or assault NHS staff have been issued with a zero tolerance warning that they could face police action and refused treatment.
The region's NHS has issued an urgent plea for people to only use A&E or 999 if their condition is life threatening and to think of alternative services such as local pharmacies, GPs, NHS111 online.
Our work to champion members of our Armed Forces and those who have served has been officially rubber stamped.
People who smoke are being encouraged to quit this New Year to improve life in 2023 with better health, more money and less stress.
Health and social care leaders in South Tyneside and Sunderland are asking the public for support as services come under record levels of pressure. As the festive period approaches, all health and social care services are experiencing the highest levels of pressure ever seen in the run up to Christmas.