Do your bit - use services sensibly

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With the number of Covid infections rising and winter fast approaching, local NHS leaders are urging the public to keep A&E free for serious or life threatening emergencies.

Join us at our Annual General Meeting


Members of the public are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 9.30am via Microsoft Teams.

Would you like to be a governor?

We're looking for governors to join us and the election process starts on Monday 28th September 2020.

This election is to be held for a number of vacancies across four of the Trust’s constituencies

Why you should consider becoming a Governor?

Health chiefs welcome local restrictions

Health chiefs across the region have welcomed new measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 which come into effect across Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and County Durham from 00.01 hrs on Friday 18 September.

Nurse urges public to come in for tests

Endoscopy nurses

A nurse from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead has urged people not to turn down vital appointments that could pick up problems such as cancer – and assures patients that staff will make their visit as safe as possible.

Update on maternity visiting

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With the rise in confirmed coronavirus cases in the Gateshead area, we have made the difficult decision to place restrictions on our current visiting policies in the maternity department.

Visiting restrictions

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To help protect staff, patients and the local community from the spread of Covid-19, we are introducing visiting restrictions in the hospital from Friday 11 September.

Keeping you safe when you visit patients in hospital

Nursing staff

We are reintroducing limited visiting arrangements to some areas of the Queen Elizabeth Hospital using an appointment-based system.

Don’t just turn up to A&E – think pharmacy, 111 and GP first

Public asked to #doyourbit to protect the NHS by keeping A&E free for serious emergencies.

Breast screening team welcomes back patients

Breast screening team

The Gateshead Breast Screening Unit will resume its vital services from Monday 10th August.


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In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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