Wednesday, April 5, 2017
A new art exhibition featuring the work of artist Linda Marriott has been unveiled at Hexham hospital.  The paintings depict the North East coastline and can be seen outside the HVS shop and café. Linda, who lives in Tynemouth, said: “I’m delighted to have my paintings on display at the hospital...
Monday, March 13, 2017
Match for Margaret, Sunday 30th April 2017  Sunday 30th April sees the return of the 'Match for Margaret' at Ashington Community Football Club. The match, organised by Neil and Helen Dickinson in memory of Margaret Stewart, has become an annual event raising thousands of pounds for the Palliative...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
We would like to wish Michael Porter and Beverly Cork a huge good luck for their fundraising challenge to climb Helvellyn on Sunday 5th March.  Michael, who works as activities and wellbeing coordinator on Ward 23 at North Tyneside hospital, wanted to thank Bright after seeing the difference made...
Monday, February 20, 2017
Photography students from York St John University have produced an installation for the mortuary area at The Northumbria hospital at Cramlington. The photographic exhibition enhances the entrance and waiting area of the area making it a more welcoming, less clinical, environment for families. The...
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Bright Northumbria, the charity which supports hospital and community health services delivered by Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust across Northumberland and North Tyneside, is looking to recruit runners for this year’s Great North Run. This will be the sixth year Bright Northumbria has...
Wednesday, December 28, 2016
A huge thank you to 4th Cullercoats Brownies for raising more than £600 for the oncology day unit at North Tyneside General Hospital.   After their former volunteer leader Fiona Bennett passed away in August 2015 due to cancer, the Brownies group, of which Fiona's daughter Rachel is a member...
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Thank you to all of the schools, choirs and volunteers who took part in our Christmas festivities this year, including:  Queen Elizabeth High School ‘The Chipchasers’ Sele Frist School Prudhoe West First School Thomas Bewick Primary School Grace Darling Primary School Josephine Butler Primary...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
A new garden which has been built at The Northumbria hospital in Cramlington has been officially opened. The garden – named ‘The Retreat’ – provides a peaceful space for patients, visitors and staff away from the clinical environment. Marian Foster, BBC Radio Newcastle gardening presenter, and Ian...
Friday, December 9, 2016
We have a variety of carol services and festive activities taking place at our hospitals over the Christmas period. For the full Christmas programme please see here.  Some of the activities will be taking place on the wards but some will be open to the public - please see details below. Our warm...
Friday, November 11, 2016
A warm thank you to Emma and Mark Johnstone who took part in this year’s Great North Run to raise money for our special care baby unit. Emma and Mark chose to support the unit after all three of their children spent time in special care when they were first born.   Twins Marcus and Violet are now...

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