Who we are and what we do?

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About us

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About us can be accessed online free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL
Our Board can be accessed online free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL
Our Governors can be accessed online free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL
Our Constitution can be accessed online free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL

Organisational structures

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Trust structure charts can be accessed online free of charge at this link not available for re-use (personal information)

How we fit into the NHS structure and who do we work with?

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How NHS foundation trusts fit into the NHS structure can be accessed online free of charge at this (external) link not available for re-use (third party copyright – NHS Choices)

Monitor (financial regulator)

  • Our Monitor NHS Provider Licence
  • Monitor's Authorisation of the Trust
can be accessed online free of charge at this (external) link not available for re-use (third party copyright - Monitor)

Care Quality Commission (CQC) (quality regulator)

  • CQC registration
can be accessed online free of charge at this (external) link not available for re-use (third party copyright - CQC)

National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) (guidance provider)

  • Policy for the assessment, implementation and monitoring of NICE guidance OP72
can be accessed online free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL
Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) (provider of information and information standards) Trust’s data reported to and published by HSCIC can be accessed free of charge at this (external) link not available for re-use (third party copyright - HSCIC)
NHS England (national commissioning body and guidance provider) Trust’s data reported to and published by NHS England can be accessed free of charge at this (external) link not available for re-use (third party copyright - NHS England)

Clinical Commissioning Groups (our local commissioners)

  • NHS Newcastle Gateshead CCG
  • Sunderland CCG
  • South Tyneside CCG
  • North Durham CCG
  • Northumberland CCG
  • North Tyneside CCG
  • Cumbria CCG
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Local NHS Trusts that we work with

  • South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
  • City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust Charitable Fund (Trust's charity)

  • About QE Gateshead Charitable Funds
  • Annual reports and accounts
  • Strategic Direction and Policy 2014-2017

can be accessed free of charge at the following links:

available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL

Gateshead Care Partnership - a partnership of local care providers comprising:

  • Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Gateshead Council
  • Gateshead CBC (local GPs)
can be accessed online free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL

Gateshead Medicines Management Committee (GMMC) (a decision-making body for all aspects of medicine management within Gateshead whose membership comprises our Trust's representatives)

  • terms of reference
  • minutes of meetings
  • decision summary

can be accessed free of charge at the following links:

not available for re-use (third party copyright – GMMC)
QE Facilities Ltd. (Trust's subsidiary providing estate and facilities management services) information about QE Facilities can be found in the Trust Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15 which can be accessed free of charge at this link available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL

NHS Litigation Authority (NHS LA) (manages legal claims on behalf of the Trust)

  • Claims Management Policy RM23
  • Details of claims and costs

can be accessed free of charge at the following links:

policy: available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL

claims and costs: not available for re-use (third party copyright - NHS LA)

Our sites and contact details

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Locations and contact details

  • Contact details
  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • QE Metro Riverside
  • Bensham Hospital 
  • Blaydon walk in centre
  • Diabetes at Trinity Square
  • Dunston Hill Hospital
  • ICAR (Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation) Houghton
  • Women’s Health Clinic
  • Trust Headquarters

 

can be accessed online free of charge at the following links:

available for re-use free of charge under the terms of OGL

 

*Please see the main Publication Scheme page for an explanation of what Access to information and Re-use of information mean.

Call us on 0191 482 0000

In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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