​​North East Energency Departments under pressure as winter bites

​NHS providers across the region ask for residents’ support and encourage them to access alternative services where possible


Top ten tips to stay well as local NHS braces for busy winter

Staff at City Hospitals Sunderland and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trusts are appealing for the public’s support as they prepare to deal with the traditional winter surge which puts pressure on all parts of the health and social care system.


NHS England warns of increased risk of heart attack and stroke in the days immediately following a cold snap

​As temperatures reach below freezing, NHS England is today advising the public on ways of staying well this winter, as the number of people being admitted to A&E is likely to increase significantly due to the cold weather.


Don’t get tripped up this winter!

With temperatures set to drop further, the NHS in North Cumbria and the North East is encouraging all those at risk of falls to take extra care.


National Honour for Sunderland Eye Infirmary

The Research Team at Sunderland Eye Infirmary was given special recognition at the national Ophthalmology Honours in London last night and presented with the Judges’ Special Award.


Sunderland Royal Hospital

Kayll Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR4 7TP

Tel: 0191 565 6256

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Sunderland Eye Infirmary

Queen Alexandra Road, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR2 9HP

Tel: 0191 565 6256

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