First turf is cut on site of region’s new eye hospital in Sunderland

27th November 2023

Work has today begun to build a new standalone specialist eye hospital in Sunderland which will continue to care for the region’s patients for decades to come.

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Region’s NHS pledges to reduce waiting times even further for patients who need planned care

24th November 2023

NHS Foundation Trusts (FTs) across the North East and North Cumbria Provider Collaborative (NENC Providers) are leading the way in reducing waiting times across the NHS.

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5K Your Way event aims to bring together patients and loved ones to strengthen body and mind

23rd November 2023

A monthly meet up is under way to bring together cancer patients and their loved ones to boost both spirits and their step count.

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Investment of £900,000 ready to create better spaces for families of neonatal babies

22nd November 2023

Work has started to revamp a Neonatal Unit and offer better facilities for families as they stay close during their baby’s stay.

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COLO-COHORT study marks milestone with 1,000th patient recruited

17th November 2023

We are the sponsor Trust for the research study, which involves 24 other Trusts across the country.

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Region's NHS ready for winter pressures

16th November 2023

NHS organisations across the region are getting ready for the pressures expected during the colder months - and we need your help to support us.

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Are antibiotics the answer? Patients and healthcare professionals urged to rethink over resistance concerns

15th November 2023

As World Antimicrobial Awareness Week 2023 approaches, experts have called on patients and NHS colleagues to play a part in helping to reduce antibiotic use and ward off resistance.

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Maternity services encourage women in early labour to get in touch

14th November 2023

Pregnant women are being urged to contact their local maternity services if they are experiencing signs of preterm labour.

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Nearly 500 North East adults a year dying from cancers due to alcohol

13th November 2023

The figure has been shared by Balance as it launches its Alcohol is Toxic campaign.

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Cancer patients use their experiences to team up with students to create cookbook

3rd November 2023

Patients treated for head and neck cancer are helping others through a new cook book to help reignite their love of food.

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