To mark Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Heather Dixon tells us more about her role as a lead specialist screening practitioner
4th April 2022
My name is Heather Dixon and I’m the lead specialist screening practitioner working within the bowel cancer screening service at...
Sterile services decontamination manager Janet Pearson tells us about a part of the NHS that few people ever see but is so essential in running our hospitals
30th March 2022
Every year the trust cleans and sterilises almost half-a-million pieces of equipment that are needed in operating theatres, clinics, GP...
Project manager Ron Todd tells us more about his role working on the Beyond Outstanding programme
23rd March 2022
Ron Todd shares how his new role looks to explore the delivery of high value projects....
To mark Healthcare Science Week, Adam Murphy tells us more about his role as a senior medical electronics technician
16th March 2022
Hi, my name is Adam Murphy and I work as a senior medical electronics technician at Hexham General Hospital. I...
Clinical Pathology Lead Debra Padgett talks about starting a new job during the pandemic and her pride at being elected to an exciting national role
16th March 2022
The profile of healthcare science has never been higher after two years of a pandemic which has seen things like...
To mark the first National Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist Day, Andrea Worsdale, Lead Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist shares more about her role
15th March 2022
Hi my name is Andrea Worsdale and I’m the Lead Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist for Northumbria Healthcare. I have...
To mark Healthcare Science Week Chris Leyland tells us more about the important role healthcare scientists play in patient care
14th March 2022
Healthcare scientists help prevent, diagnose and treat illness using their knowledge of science and their technical skills. They use their...
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Kate Thompson tells us more about how she balances family life and her role as Deputy Director of HR and OD
8th March 2022
To celebrate International Women’s Day, Kate tells us how she balances family life and her role as Deputy Director....
Meet Stacey Herberson, who is helping our young people become more resilient and open up about their mental health
3rd March 2022
I am the peer education worker within the Be You Team, which is part of the Trailblazer mental health initiative...
An insight into the Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response team
28th February 2022
The Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response (EPRR) team are just a small team with a large remit. We support individuals...
This Disability History Month Ross Punton, chair of our Autism Staff Network gives us an insight into Autism including going to school, growing up, work and family life.
13th December 2021
This Disability History Month Ross Punton, chair of our Autism Staff Network gives us an insight into Autism...
This Disability History Month, Paul Belk, our enable staff network chair talks about his disability, how it affects him and support available at work.
3rd December 2021
This Disability History Month, Paul Belk, our enable staff network chair talks about his disability, how it affects him ...
Nurse practitioner Laura Seaton tells us more about her role at Hexham General Hospital
24th November 2021
“I’ve now worked in the NHS for 19 years after first starting out as an auxiliary at the RVI in...
As part of Mouth Cancer Action Month, Paula Darkin, mouthcare lead dental nurse and trainer for the trust, lets us know more
3rd November 2021
The message this year is: ‘IF IN DOUBT - GET IT CHECKED OUT!’ What is Mouth Cancer? Mouth Cancer...
The team at Haltwhistle War Memorial Hospital talk about life at one of our most rural health facilities and the vital service they provide to the local community.
2nd November 2021
It’s said the town is located directly in the heart of Britain which often comes as a surprise being so...
From Pakistan to Northumberland, Dr Abbas is proud to be part of the Northumbria NHS Family
29th October 2021
We talked to Dr. Syed Zafar Abbas, a consultant physician and gastroenterologist about his career working in the NHS as...
Wendy Gordon co-chair of our Menopause Staff Network talks about the menopause and why it’s so important to raise awareness
18th October 2021
My name is Wendy Gordon and I am a senior medical secretary working in Orthopaedics in Wansbeck Hospital. I have...
To celebrate Physician Associate week, Rebecca Fraser tells us more about her role
8th October 2021
I qualified as a physician associate in 2018, having been part of the pilot cohort at Manchester University and have...