Invitation to voluntary and community travel and transport providers

14th February 2022

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.

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Club’s head steward gifts signed strip to ward who helped him after they treated him for rare infection

11th February 2022

A football club official has scored a gift to help benefit the ward who helped care for him after he became ill with a rare infection.

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Charity helps hospitals by creating places of peace and comfort for grieving parents

3rd February 2022

A charity which helps families through baby loss has helped to transform hospital rooms so families can have peace and privacy.

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Student nurse inspired by her own experiences as a patient returns to surgery ward to learn from its team

28th January 2022

A student nurse who has set her eyes on a career in surgery is learning on the job from the team who helped inspire her dream when she was a patient.

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Event to offer insight into life as an apprentice as NHS opens up chance to get on the career ladder

25th January 2022

Could you be the next NHS apprentice? An open event will look to find the next generation of health heroes.

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Meet the cuddle cats and dogs bringing comfort to dementia patients

25th January 2022

Furry friends are helping to comfort patients with severe dementia through one of the simplest forms of therapy – a cuddle.

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Infection, prevention and control measures to remain in place at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust 

24th January 2022

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is keeping all of its current infection, prevention and control measures in place for the foreseeable future to protect its patients and staff as community COVID-19 infections remain high. 

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Happy Birthday Margaret – NHS volunteer marks 90th year with the help of the hospital who helped save her life

19th January 2022

A woman who has devoted her career and retirement to the NHS has marked her 90th birthday with the help of the hospital who saved her life from COVID.

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Health bosses break first ground on new £10m Diagnostic Centre at South Tyneside District Hospital

14th January 2022

Plans to build a state-of-the-art Integrated Diagnostic Centre have taken another step forward with the breaking of the first ground at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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Thanks to NHS staff in South Tyneside and Sunderland as local services come under increasing pressure

6th January 2022

The Trust's leaders have expressed their thanks to staff who are working tirelessly as they set out a series of measures being taken due to the rising number of COVID cases.

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