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24 hour coast to coast challenge

INSPIRED by the cycling they did to and from hospital to visit their beloved wife and mother, a dedicated father and son team are

QE Bowel Screening Saving Lives

One man is urging others to complete bowel screening tests this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month after it saved his life.

QE Gateshead is saving lives with their bowel screening program, which has been running since 2007.

Gateshead beats national A&E target

Despite a hugely challenging winter period for the NHS, Gateshead has been highlighted as one of the best performing hospitals in the whole country for meeting the Government’s A&E safety standard.

Think GP or Pharmacy before A&E this Easter

People across the North East are being asked to help ease the pressure on NHS accident and emergency services over the Easter bank holiday weekend.

QE wins sustainable travel award

QE Gateshead has been awarded the highest accolade for its work to encourage environmentally-friendly travel amongst staff and visitors.

Who is your NHS Gateshead Angel?

A town well known for its famous Angel sculpture is now looking for a new set of Gateshead Angels, with the public being asked to nominate their very own healthcare heroes.

North East students part of a national first for nursing

Students who have trained at hospitals including QE Gateshead are amongst the first in the UK to graduate from a new pre-nurse training programme delivered by Northumbria University, Newcastle and local NHS trusts.

Comms team commended

QE Gateshead’s communications and marketing team has been commended in the ‘Team of the Year’ category at a national awards scheme recognising the best of the NHS from around the country.

Local legend opens Bowel Screening Hub

To mark ten years of bowel screening in the North of England, one of the region’s best loved sporting heroes officially opened a brand new bowel cancer screening facility in a ceremony at QE Gateshead today.

Fundraisers walk for Renee

Friends of a well-known Gateshead keep fit teacher have joined together to organise the fifth Watergate Memorial Walk.

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