Continuous improvement through research and innovation is a core value for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

Our Research and Innovation Strategy asserts our vision to ‘Improve patient health and experience through high quality research and innovation’ through the delivery of four strategic aims:

  • Put patients and the public at the heart of research and innovation
  • Deliver accessible, high quality, practice changing research and innovation
  • Develop research and innovation by building local, national and international partnerships
  • Develop a workforce where research and innovation are embedded in everything we do