Hospitals urge people to choose NHS services wisely

People in the North East are being urged to choose health services wisely this winter to ensure emergency services are kept for those most in need.

QE Gateshead open day hailed a huge success

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead has hosted its busiest ever open day, with over 200 people turning out to learn more about their local hospital.

Patient satisfaction with cancer care in Gateshead at record high

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust continues to perform above the national average for the care staff provides for cancer patients.

QE Maternity go live with new app for mums-to-be


Expecting mums in Gateshead can now access their maternity medical notes online thanks to an innovative new app.

Awards celebrate our shining stars

Dedicated NHS staff at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust were recognised for the difference they have made to patients’ lives over the last year at the hospital’s annual Star Awards.

Gateshead winning infection battle


A local hospital is celebrating a significant landmark in the fight against infection after recording more than 1,000 days free from MRSA.

New nurses welcomed to Gateshead

The latest group of newly qualified nurses got a warm welcome to Gateshead after being paired up with their own personal guardian to help them settle into hospital life.

Heart or lung condition? Get your flu jab

If you suffer with a heart or lung condition you are highly likely to be eligible for a free flu jab.

QE team trains next generation of life savers

Sue Lewis from the resus team

Over 140 young people in Gateshead received a lesson in life-saving when hospital staff visited their schools on World Restart a Heart Day.

NHS staff are here to help…not get hurt

The last year has seen a rise in abusive behaviour against NHS staff in Gateshead so the hospital has released a number of new posters reminding the public that bad behaviour won’t be tolerated and can have serious consequences.


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