Live waiting times now online


The waiting times for our urgent care services are now live on the hospital website to help patients understand how long they may need to wait before being seen.

Traffic and access update

If you are visiting the hospital please allow extra time for your journey due to ongoing traffic works directly outside the hospital.

Have you ever thought about volunteering?

hospital volunteer

QE Gateshead is asking local residents to think about joining the team and giving back to the NHS by taking up one of our exciting volunteering opportunities across the hospital.

Cancer care in Gateshead scores highly


A national survey of cancer patients has again shown QE Gateshead among the best performing hospitals in the country.

QE Riverside service update


A range of hospital services are being transferred from QE Metro Riverside to the Blaydon Primary Care Centre (PCC) from today.

Gateshead Fertility Team Joins Ground-Breaking Study that Could Increase Chance of a Family for Couples

Patients at QE Gateshead are taking part in an exciting research trial that could improve the rates of success for first-time IVF treatment.

Therapy dog gives patients paws for thought

Patient with dog

A pair of cuddly canine companions has been visiting one of the hospital’s most innovative dementia-friendly wards and putting a smile on patients’ faces.

Top of the class for junior doctor training


The North East and North Cumbria are top of the class for postgraduate medical training once again, a survey of junior doctors has revealed.

Gateshead Angels


NHS staff in Gateshead are celebrating after being nominated by the public for recognition awards.

Award for Gateshead nurse

A nursing graduate who trained at the QE has won a prestigious award for her efforts while undertaking a university degree programme.


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