UK First for Breast Cancer Patients in Gateshead

Patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead are the first in the UK to undergo pioneering breast cancer surgery.

Ground breaking bowel cancer research across the North East and Cumbria

A ground-breaking £985,000 cancer research and treatment project, funded by the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation aims to reverse the region's high incidence and low survival rates of bowel cancer (also called colorectal cancer).

Patients praise Gateshead care

Patients at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead have praised the care they received in a high-profile feedback survey.

Gateshead wins two national awards

QE Gateshead has won another two national awards as part of the Top Hospitals programme.

St Bede's welcomes Chief Executive of Hospice UK for a visit

Staff from St Bede's had a successful day showcasing their In-Patient Palliative Care Unit to the Chief Executive of the national charity of hospice care this week.

International Clinical Trials Day a great success

To mark International Clinical Trials Day, QE Gateshead's Research and Development team had a successful day with staff and members of the public who turned out to their information stand to learn more about how research shapes the future of healthcare.

NHS says 'think carefully' before using 999 or Emergency Departments

The region's NHS has issued a plea for the public to access emergency services with care ahead of a busy bank holiday weekend.

Health experts and families share their advice on feeding children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Mealtimes can be very stressful for young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families.

Call for patients in Gateshead to take part in life-changing research


When Emily Knox was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, she found her lifestyle suddenly changed dramatically. But thanks to treatment, her condition is now under control.

Gateshead shortlisted for national award

QE Gateshead
has been shortlisted for the CHKS Top Hospitals programme national patient experience award 2019.


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