The Trust's leaders have taken the difficult but important decision to suspend visiting to all adult inpatient wards at its hospitals in South Tyneside and Sunderland due to rising cases of COVID-19.
South Tyneside District Hospital's Discharge Lounge team helped Feeding Families prepare Christmas packages after the charity stepped in to support patients during the pandemic.
Dr Mickey Jachuck and his colleagues are celebrating a double win from a charity as it recognises their work in supporting patients with heart failure.
Gifts of pyjamas and nighties will be sent out across our hospitals as part of our Nightwear Before Christmas campaign.
Michelle Watson has taken up the role, returning to the Trust having trained in one of our maternity units and become a mother there herself.
Planning permission has today been given for the centre, which will be build at South Tyneside District Hospital.
Donations of pyjamas and nighties are being welcomed as hospital staff look to gift nightwear to patients on Christmas Eve.
The Trust has issued advice urging people to do their bit as its Emergency Departments come under pressure, while it is also seeing a large number of patients admitted to its hospitals.
People being looked after at Sunderland Royal Hospital had a brighter stay thanks to the kindness of a team of supporters.
Two of our teams have become winners for innovative projects they set up to improve patient care.