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Cervical Cancer Week, Smear For Smear

This week it's Cervical Cancer Week and our staff are supporting the Smear For Smear campaign, encouraging all young women to book in for their Smear test.

New corporate induction launches

The new corporate induction was debuted this month and the feedback from recruits and managers has so far been positive.

The whole process has been streamlined to take place over one day. The key changes are:

Have you had your flu jab?

We’re still working hard to get as many staff vaccinated against flu – so if you still haven’t had your jab, get along to occupational health.

Join TeamQE for the world’s biggest half marathon

Looking for a challenge in 2020?  We would be delighted if you would join Team QE and run the Great North Run for us.

New Year plea from region’s NHS to use services wisely

At the start of 2020, the North East and North Cumbria’s NHS is reiterating its plea to the public to use services wisely amid extremely high numbers of people accessing emergency healthcare services.

Critical Care Christmas Lunch

Well done to the ICU who held their annual Christmas lunch at Quenellies where patients and families gather together and celebrate the festivities.

Region’s NHS launches major public awareness campaign in appeal for people to help our vital services by using them wisely

The NHS across the North East and North Cumbria is today launching a major public awareness campaign in a bid to help ease pressure on busy frontline teams and make sure people use our valuable NHS resources wisely.

Family praise staff at St Bedes

A family have praised staff at St Bede’s after they helped save the life of a patient who was given just days to live.

It was the look in her eyes that told Catherine Loftus that her sister was not ready to give up fighting.

Your NHS needs you! Emergency departments remain under severe pressure

Health chiefs from across the region have confirmed that emergency departments remain very busy and some patients may experience very long waits as frontline teams prioritise serious emergencies and those in greatest clinical need.

Hospital Ward Gets 1950's Makeover

A dayroom on a Gateshead hospital ward has been transformed into a 1950’s style sitting room to help create a relaxing environment where both patients and their relatives can meet.

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