Thanks for South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS staff after exceptionally busy festive period
NHS leaders in South Tyneside and Sunderland have praised frontline staff for their ongoing hard work and tremendous efforts caring for patients after recording one of the busiest festive periods on record for local hospital services.
Boards of South Tyneside and Sunderland back merger plans
The individual Boards of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust and City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust have approved a Full Business Case to be submitted to regulators NHS Improvement for the proposed merger of the two organisations.
Cancer patients cook up ideas to enjoy food again with food writer and stylist Ryan Riley
A group of cancer patients at Sunderland Royal Hospital have been given the exclusive opportunity to work with food writer and Life Kitchen Founder, Ryan Riley to learn new ways of cooking that can help them to enjoy the taste and texture of food that can be lost during treatment.
Top surgical award for women surgeons won by urology trainee Alice Hartley
City Hospitals Sunderland-based urology registrar Miss Alice Hartley has been awarded the prestigious Hunter Doig Medal by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) in recognition of her contribution to excellence in surgery. She was presented with her award at a diploma ceremony celebration on 9 November 2018 attended by over 200 surgeons and their families from around the globe.