Team help spread the word that ‘If in doubt, get checked out’ as Mouth Cancer Awareness Month approaches

28th October 2021

November is Mouth Cancer Awareness Month and our oral health promoters will be doing their bit to ensure people know the signs to look out for and how to reduce their risk of developing the disease.

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‘It was the best experience of my life’ – Jordan Henderson’s step-mum makes 15,000ft skydive as she backs £85,000 hospital appeal

26th October 2021

Donna Henderson has shared her experience of taking a skydive as she helped raise funds for the lifesaving appeal she and husband Brian are leading.

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Hospital patients in South Tyneside and Sunderland rate their care amongst best in the NHS

21st October 2021

A national survey has shown hospital patients who stayed in our hospitals in South Tyneside and Sunderland were highly satisfied with the care they received at the height of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Pressure mounting on NHS services

21st October 2021

Health leaders in the region are warning that NHS staff are facing increasing incidents of abuse from the public as the healthcare system braces itself for the very busy winter period.

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COVID-19 patient thanks lifesaving teams as he heads home

20th October 2021

Michael Evans, 68, spent three months at South Tyneside District Hospital after he became ill with coronavirus and has expressed his gratitude for the care he has been given.

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Family of Sunderland-born footballing supremo thank NHS staff in fundraising appeal

20th October 2021

Footballer Jordan's dad Brian and step mum Donna are leading an appeal to raise £85,000 as they want to repay the NHS following the businessman's own cancer treatment.

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Parents-to-be make cross-country dash in labour to make it back to home town for birth of their son

15th October 2021

When Alex Payton and Mark Robson realised their baby was on the way after a family wedding, they headed straight back to their hometown so he would be welcomed into the world by the team which helped them through their pregnancy.

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Pharmacy welcomes robot to the team as it moves into new hospital space as part of £800,000 project

14th October 2021

A robot which can dispense medications at the touch of a few buttons is being used to make a hospital pharmacy service quicker and safer after it moved into a new space.

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Staff hailed for being the “heart” of local Trust as leaders look ahead to investment plans

13th October 2021

Thanking staff at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust for their amazing efforts during the COVID-19 was the resounding message that came out of the Trust’s Annual General Meeting (AGM).

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Wards welcome medical school’s students as they begin their placements with our Trust

1st October 2021

The Trust has welcomed 48 University of Sunderland medical students as they begin their placement on our wards.

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