Dusk walk planned to help bereaved families remember their babies
Families who have experienced the loss of a baby or child are being invited to gather together at a dusk vigil.
Landmarks to glow in pink in show of support for Organ Donation Week
Locations across South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have been glowing pink as a symbol of how people can give the biggest gift possible – the decision to save a life.
Only use 999 or A&E for emergencies only! This is the plea from NHS health leaders as the region prepares for joint strike action by junior doctors and consultants.
The industrial action will last four days. There will be a 48-hour walk-out by British Medical Association (BMA) member consultants from 7am on Tuesday 19 September until 7am on Thursday 21 September. There will also be a 72-hour walk-out by BMA member junior doctors from 7am on Wednesday 20 September until 7am on Saturday 23 September.
Local hospitals make plea ahead of junior doctor and consultant strike action
NHS leaders at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust are appealing for help from the public as local hospitals prepare for co-ordinated industrial action from both junior doctors and consultants.
Green light for region’s new Eye Hospital as construction moves one step closer
Leaders at South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT) and Sunderland City Council have confirmed a key milestone in the development of a state-of-the-art new Eye Hospital for the region.
Don't underestimate flu, protect your child with a free vaccine
As children settle back into the classroom, parents and carers are being urged to be wise and make sure their children are immunised against flu this winter.
Dad struck by heart attack during Great North Run to cross the finishing line thanks to cardiac teams
A dad who had a heart attack during last year’s Great North Run is set to complete this year’s event thanks to cardiology teams who saved his life and got him back to fitness.
Dad believed to be GNR’s only North East home dialysis patient set to run alongside his doctor
Craig Hill will and his consultant Dr Saeed Ahmed will both take part in this Sunday's Great North Run to raise funds for kidney charities.
State-of-the-art robot takes centre stage in £750,000 pharmacy revamp
A self-cleaning robot which learns from its work is now helping dispense medicines in double-quick time at our new Outpatient Pharmacy at Sunderland Royal Hospital.
Vehicles sent to the frontline of Ukraine conflict as emergency doctor helps lead support effort
A Ukrainian doctor and his friends have helped take former ambulances and other vehicles from the North East to help rescue injured military fighting in his home country.