Community needed to support health and care sector

Melanie Donaldson, Support Worker in Adult Social Care

Over the last 16 months, Gateshead residents have shown incredible support for each other and key workers in managing the impact of the pandemic. The health and social care sector in Gateshead is now asking residents to step up once more and help them manage pressures caused by Covid-19.

All infection, prevention and control measures to remain in place for hospital services in Gateshead


All infection, prevention and control measures to remain in place for hospital services in Gateshead.

Help do your bit for local NHS

NHS teams across the region are calling on everyone to help #DoYourBit as hospitals, GPs and paramedics try to manage another surge of pressure on vital services.

The role of a dietician, by Ellen Dixon, Gastroenterology and Surgical Dietitian

Ellen Dixon

A series of blog posts to give you more information about the role of a dietician in Gateshead. 

What is your role as a Dietitian at Gateshead?


Thank you to everyone who celebrated the Gateshead Big Tea

On Monday 5th July, the NHS turned 73 and across both QE and Bensham, staff enjoyed a well-deserved cup of tea and cake at the Gateshead Big Tea event.

Celebrating the 73rd birthday of the NHS – it’s been a year like no other

Thank you Gateshead

Its 73 years of the NHS on July 5, having experienced the most extremely challenging year to date and the country as a whole, but also a year of hope.

Region’s NHS appeals to public to use the right NHS service

Do Your Bit graphic

Front-line NHS teams across the region are urgently appealing to the public to use the right NHS service for their needs. 

Grab a jab this weekend

From Friday 25 June people will be able to walk in and get a Covid-19 vaccination at convenient sites, without needing to book an appointment in advance. 

State of the art equipment for adult speech and language

Following a successful business case, the Adult Speech and Language team have taken delivery of a state of the art piece of equipment known as FEES, (fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing). 

QE Gateshead backs recommendations to end smoking by 2030

QE Gateshead joins campaigners in tough new measures and pledges its support to become smokefree by 2030.


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