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Gateshead players make festive visit

Patients at the children's emergency ward got a special festive treat with a visit from local footballers in the run up to Christmas.

Take a look at our 2018 best bits


It's been another exciting year for the NHS in Gateshead with lots of new developments and interesting stories from across our hospital and community services.

Live music hits the right note for patients in critical care

Critically ill patients at QE Gateshead were treated to a soothing live music session to help them on the road to recovery.

Helping with a stress free Christmas

The festive season is a time for celebration but sometimes the stress and worry associated with the lead up to Christmas can spoil the occasion for everyone.

Find out more about dementia care in Gateshead

A mental health unit for older patients with dementia is set to offer a wide range of benefits for patients after a £750,000 make over.

Gateshead care wins national recognition


Gateshead Care Partnership, which brings together the NHS, council and local GPs, was presented with a prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Award last night.

Updated dementia care unit opens


A mental health unit for older patients with dementia has now reopened following a £750,000 redevelopment.

Hospitals urge people to choose NHS services wisely

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People in the North East are being urged to choose health services wisely this winter to ensure emergency services are kept for those most in need.

QE Gateshead open day hailed a huge success

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead has hosted its busiest ever open day, with over 200 people turning out to learn more about their local hospital.


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