Waltzing the Wards

Aaron dancing with patient

From afternoon teas and a game of dominoes to planting tomato seeds in the potting shed or sharing a dance - Aaron Walton always has something special up his sleeve for patients on Ward 23, our specialist dementia unit.

Caroline is Queen of Hearts at St Bede's

Caroline Murray

From the Queen of Hearts to the King of Rock and roll – St Bede’s Caroline Murray is passionate about bringing smiles to the faces of patients and their families.

Help us prevent falls in hospital

The Falls and Syncope Team are passionate about helping patients and trying to prevent a very common problem facing hospitals everywhere.

Bringing smiles to children in hospital

Wendy Oliver, nursery nurse

I have worked with children for the past 32 years in a wide variety of settings.  A friend’s child spent some time in hospital and mentioned how valuable the nursery nurse on the ward had been and this inspired me to apply for my current role.

Leading physician looks back on 25 years at the QE

As he approaches his retirement, Clive Kelly, Consultant Rheumatologist and Acute Physician, reflects on his 25-year career here at QE Gateshead.

It's a privilege to be part of the patient's journey

Anisa Ali

It's Healthcare Science Week 2017 from 10th to 19th March so we're celebrating the amazing work of healthcare science professionals and highlighting the difference they make to patients' lives.

Welcome to QE Stories

Ross Wigham

Hello and welcome to QE Stories, the new blog space for news, views and information about healthcare in Gateshead.


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