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.
City Hospitals Sunderland recognised as one of first ‘Veteran Aware’ hospitals ahead of Armistice Centenary
As the nation marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating being part of the first wave of new ‘Veteran Aware’ hospitals. This mark of distinction means that patients who have served in the UK armed forces will be cared for by frontline staff who have received training and education on their specific needs, such as around mental health, and who can signpost them to local support services.