The outcome of a judicial review appeal has supported NHS decision making about positive changes to vulnerable hospital services including stroke, obstetrics (maternity) and gynaecology and paediatrics (children’s) urgent care. These services faced the most severe workforce sustainability challenges, driven predominantly by a shortage of medical staff resulting in service … [Read more...] about Court of appeal judgement supports vital changes to hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland’s NHS Path to Excellence programme
NHS organisations involved in maternity care in South Tyneside and Sunderland are seeking mams, dads, grandparents, groups and individuals who would like to get involved in sharing their views on maternity care. Already big changes have taken place, with the creation of a state-of-the-art Midwifery-Led Birthing Centre at South Tyneside District Hospital, which has welcomed … [Read more...] about Developing maternity services in South Tyneside and Sunderland
Could your community or voluntary sector group provide views which will help to shape the future of hospital services? Phase Two of the Path to Excellence programme is looking at how hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland can provide the best possible care for people who need emergency hospital-based care, as well as how to best organise planned hospital care … [Read more...] about Community and voluntary sector groups needed for focus group activity as part of Path to Excellence programme
Phase Two of Path to Excellence is looking at how hospital services in South Tyneside and Sunderland can provide the best possible care for people who need emergency hospital-based care, as well as how to best organise planned hospital care for people who need a test, scan or operation. An updated ‘Draft Case for Change’ document for Phase Two of Path to Excellence was … [Read more...] about Join our journey – Could you help us by holding a focus group?
Health bosses in South Tyneside, Sunderland and Durham are encouraging members of the public to get involved in a series of public engagement roadshows taking place this autumn. Beginning on Thursday 17 October, more than 30 sessions will be held at various venues across South Tyneside and Sunderland, as well as parts of East and North Durham. People will be able to find out … [Read more...] about Health leaders call on public to share their views during ‘Join Our Journey’ roadshows