£29.7 million cash ‘injection’ to secure drug manufacturing in region’s NHS for next 20 years

17th November 2022

NHS patients across the North East and North Cumbria are set to benefit from a major capital investment to expand pharmaceutical services across the region’s entire hospital network.

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World Diabetes Day: NHS diet to help hundreds to fight Type 2 diabetes in the North East and North Cumbria

14th November 2022

The NHS in the North East and North Cumbria has introduced a service to help hundreds of people beat Type 2 diabetes by losing weight.

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Service to give families a chance to remember their lost babies

10th November 2022

A memorial service will be held this weekend to support families who have been affected by baby loss. 

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Emergency Department opens new state-of-the-art resus area for patients in South Tyneside

4th November 2022

Emergency care staff at South Tyneside District Hospital have today begun treating patients in a new state-of-the-art resus area thanks to a major investment in the hospital’s Emergency Department.

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First patients undergo heart MRI scans in Sunderland as Trust launches new life-saving service

1st November 2022

Life-saving scans have been launched through a new service at Sunderland Royal Hospital which will give cardiologists vital information they need to treat a range of heart conditions.

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Work under way to set up new £3 million Critical Care Unit at South Tyneside District Hospital

14th October 2022

Construction work is progressing as we invest £3 million into creating a new Critical Care Unit at South Tyneside District Hospital.

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Prescriptions at the push of a button prove hit with patients after hospital's 24/7 vending machine is put to the test

6th October 2022

A hospital has become the first in the country to install a vending machine which allows patients to access their prescription medication 24/7 at the touch of a few buttons.

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Hospital among the first in Europe to welcome new neonatal X-ray machine thanks to £70,000 Red Sky Foundation donation

27th September 2022

A neonatal unit has welcomed a specialist X-ray machine to help its youngest patients thanks to the family of a girl born with a heart defect who continue to give back to the NHS.

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Healthcare services and Her Majesty the Queen's funeral

16th September 2022

Our Trust is deeply saddened Her Majesty the Queen has passed away and will join our staff, patients and communities in mourning for her funeral on Monday, while working hard to ensure as many services as possible can continue.

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Autumn vaccination gets underway to protect the most vulnerable this winter

14th September 2022

NHS vaccination teams across the region are offering COVID-19 boosters and annual flu vaccination to those at greatest risk from both viruses.

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