First turf is cut on site of region’s new eye hospital in Sunderland
Work has today begun to build a new standalone specialist eye hospital in Sunderland which will continue to care for the region’s patients for decades to come.
Region’s NHS pledges to reduce waiting times even further for patients who need planned care
NHS Foundation Trusts (FTs) across the North East and North Cumbria Provider Collaborative (NENC Providers) are leading the way in reducing waiting times across the NHS.
5K Your Way event aims to bring together patients and loved ones to strengthen body and mind
A monthly meet up is under way to bring together cancer patients and their loved ones to boost both spirits and their step count.
Investment of £900,000 ready to create better spaces for families of neonatal babies
Work has started to revamp a Neonatal Unit and offer better facilities for families as they stay close during their baby’s stay.
Region's NHS ready for winter pressures
NHS organisations across the region are getting ready for the pressures expected during the colder months - and we need your help to support us.
Are antibiotics the answer? Patients and healthcare professionals urged to rethink over resistance concerns
As World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2023 approaches, experts have called on patients and NHS colleagues to play a part in helping to reduce antibiotic use and ward off resistance.
Maternity services encourage women in early labour to get in touch
Pregnant women are being urged to contact their local maternity services if they are experiencing signs of preterm labour.
Cancer patients use their experiences to team up with students to create cookbook
Patients treated for head and neck cancer are helping others through a new cook book to help reignite their love of food.