Public praise for emergency care


Emergency care in Gateshead has been praised by patients in a new report issued by national healthcare regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Team QE is fighting flu for you

urgent care team

Staff across QE Gateshead are lining up to protect themselves and their patients against flu this winter as a major flu vaccination programme rolls out across the Trust this week.

2017 Council of Governors’ Elections

QE Gateshead is currently holding elections to its Council of Governors. This election is to be held for a number of vacancies across four of the Trust’s constituencies.

Why you should consider becoming a Governor?

Afternoon Tea Annual Open Day

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead will be opening its doors to members of the public on 1 November from 3:30 – 6pm, representing a range of services across the hospital and allowing for a first-hand account on how we treat thousands of patients every year.

Ten minute scan can save lives of men over 65

Lives are being saved across the North of England courtesy of a screening programme that discovers aortic aneurysms in men who did not realise they had a life threatening condition.

New CQC research reveals lack of awareness over right to choose where to give birth

New research commissioned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that more women must be made aware of their right to choose their birth hospital.

Sepsis: Spot the signs


Do you know the signs that can help stop Sepsis?

QE Gateshead staff have taken to the saddle to help raise awareness of this lethal condition in a 'cycle for sepsis' event as part of World Sepsis day.

Patients take a look behind the scenes

Former patients in Gateshead have been invited back into hospital to take a look around the operating theatres and help the NHS understand how to offer an even better patient experience.

Stop sepsis in its tracks


Staff at QE Gateshead will be getting on their bikes and taking part in a cycling endurance event in a bid to raise awareness of the deadly disease sepsis.

QE nurse in running for nursing industry ‘Oscars’

Nichola Russell nurse at QE hospital

A nurse from QE Gateshead is in the running for a prestigious national award in this year’s nursing industry ‘Oscars’.


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