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Medicines Management team shortlisted in Patient Safety Awards

The team celebrating their award shortlist

Congratulations to our Medicines Management team, who have been shortlisted in the 2018 Patient Safety Awards in the Improving Safety in Medicines Management category for their work in reducing the amount of omitted doses of medicines, due to medicines not being available.&nbsp

Diabetes team wins award for work with children

A specialist team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead has won national recognition for its work to empower and support children living with diabetes.

Curtain up for film night at Cragside

staff at cragside

Patients at one of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital’s specialist units enjoyed a cinematic treat last week and were treated to a full movie-going experience on their ward.

Staff help celebrate Elizabeth's big day

Hospital staff in Gateshead have been helping a local lady celebrate a very special day. Centenarian Elizabeth Cuthbert has just turned 103 years and celebrated with the team on Ward 4 at QE Gateshead.

Musicians strike the right note with patients

Patients and staff at QE Gateshead got a musical treat this week when musicians from Royal Northern Sinfonia (RNS) gave an exclusive performance on one of the hospital’s older persons’ wards.

Critical care team wins award

A team from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead has won a national award for the work they do to support patients with a common, but often misunderstood medical condition.

Celebrating 70 years of care

Yesterday marked the 70th anniversary since the Queen Mother officially opened the QE back in 1948 and in celebration of this special birthday, we welcomed some special guests to the hospital.

Happy Birthday to Us!

This week QE Gateshead celebrates 70 years since the Queen Mother officially opened our hospital. The QE started as a fever hospital as part of a pre-war hospital centralisation scheme.

Pets as Therapy dog is champion

Bella the Border Terrier, who visits our patients and brings comfort and companionship every week, has won a prestigious award at Crufts.

New video shines light on Delirium

Medics from QE Gateshead have created a new video to help patients and families spot a common, but often misunderstood medical condition.

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