Working to help patients stay at home - meet the Rapid Response Team

One of the nurses taking calls for the rapid response team

The Rapid Response Team is a team of skilled nursing, occupational therapy and physiotherapy staff who work to treat patients in their own homes – and prevent them being admitted to hospital.

International Day of the Midwife 2022

Thursday 5th May 2022 is International Day of the Midwife. To celebrate, five midwives have documented what their role consists of here at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust.

Lauren keeps Gateshead Health in the family

Lauren Stephenson alongside her fellow family members who've worked at the QE Hospital

"No two days are the same" - behind the scenes of Urgent Treatment

Urgent treatment centre team

Sarah, Victoria and Matthew work across the Urgent Treatment Centres at both Blaydon and the QE hospital.


Sarah Wanless –  perceptions of a new practitioner in role

Gateshead NHS staff share their most inspirational women

"Never a dull moment in the emergency department"

Chris Drew

A nurse slides a heart tracing under your nose and rattles off a few words about the new patient who has just arrived in the cubicle.

IWD 2022: Nithya Ratnavelu on working as a consultant

Nithya Ratnavelu, a Consultant Gynaecological Oncologist's thoughts on IWD 2022

Nithya Ratnavelu is a consultant gynaecological oncologist at Gateshead NHS.

IWD 2022: Jade Betts on working in security

"Every day is different" - improving services through digital transformation

Adam Charlton

Meet Adam Charlton, digital transformation relationship manager. He explains his role within the Digital team and the difference he’s made to our services to improve and support the way we work.

Self care tips for feelings of depression, anxiety and low mood


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