Gateshead Health encourage workforce to chat mental health


Today marks the launch of the Trust’s ‘Share your story’ campaign, an initiative aimed at increasing and normalising discussion of mental health in the workplace. 

Trust thanks staff for support to keep services running

The Trust is marking the one-year anniversary of its on-site testing unit – and is thanking all of the staff from across the organisation who have helped keep our services running.

Restarting visiting for our patients

Image of the ECC

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to be able to reintroduce visiting for our inpatients in a COVID-secure way as we continue to work hard to protect our patients, staff and the Gateshead community from coronavirus (COVID-19).

Radiology team take on running challenge for charity

radiology team out on their runs

The Trust’s radiology team are celebrating after successfully completing the Great Run Solo – and raising vital funds for the hospital’s charity.

COVID patient praises ‘faultless’ staff after long hospital stay

Critical care team with Emily

Caring staff at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead gave a huge send off to one of their patients yesterday – after she battled COVID-19 in the critical care ward for more than four months.

Gateshead chief executive one of the top NHS leaders

Yvonne Ormston

Trust chief executive Yvonne Ormston MBE has been included in an annual list of the NHS’s top leaders, published today by HSJ, the journal for the healthcare sector.

Staff rate Gateshead one of the country's best Trusts to work for

Gateshead’s NHS Trust has been recommended by its staff as a great place to work - and they've ranked it among the top 25 acute and community Trusts in the country, according to the latest survey results.

Patients to benefit from new enhanced care team

Healthcare assistants on them team

A new team at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead will provide personalised overnight care for some of its most vulnerable patients.

Please keep ‘doing your bit’ is plea from frontline NHS teams

A&E teams across the North East and North Cumbria are appealing to the public to only attend A&E or call 999 if they have serious or life-threatening emergencies.

Gateshead research team hit major milestone in global study

Study participants

The research team at Gateshead’s NHS Trust are celebrating after recruiting their 200th participant to a global study designed to find more effective treatments for COVID-19.


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