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...
As part of Organ Donation Week, specialist nurse, Jacqueline Newby, lets us know more about her role and the importance of raising awareness around organ donation
23rd September 2021
As part of Organ Donation Week, specialist nurse, Jacqueline Newby, lets us know more about her role and the importance ...
Alice Townend, a consultant oncoplastic breast surgeon explains how she turned her life around through running to inspire others to the same.
22nd September 2021
Before she started running she hated exercise and described herself as ‘unfit and overweight’. Two things motivated her, firstly she...
To mark Urology Awareness Month Chris Hall, Lead Nurse for Urology, tells us more about her role and what her team is doing differently
20th September 2021
I’m Chris Hall and I work as a Lead Nurse for Urology. My role involves working closely with the clinical...
To mark World Patient Safety Day, Rachel Carter, Director of Patient Safety tells us more about her role
17th September 2021
I started my role as Director of Patient Safety in January 2021 - right in the middle of the pandemic....
Sally Gibson explains more about her experience in a relatively new and often misunderstood role in the NHS
15th September 2021
I’ve been a nurse for more than 25 years and have always been really excited about learning new skills and...
Coordinator of Macmillan Support Services, Angela Belshaw, introduces death cafes and highlights the importance of talking about your own death, your life and expectations of death so you can live your best life.
8th September 2021
She says: “As part of the palliative care team I work alongside four Macmillan Support Services coordinators to provide support...
Mouthcare lead dental nurse and trainer at Northumbria, Paula Darkin, talks about the dangers of sugary drinks to our teeth in our latest Inside Northumbria blog
8th September 2021
Fizzy drinks are the largest single source of sugar consumption for children aged 11-18, and they provide an average of 29%...
Watch out…hidden sugars about! By mouthcare lead dental nurse and trainer, Paula Darkin
1st September 2021
Hidden sugars are ingredients in food and drink and although they are not seen as ‘sugar’, they can still cause...
If in doubt – GET IT CHECKED OUT! by mouthcare lead dental nurse and trainer at the trust, Paula Darkin
25th August 2021
Sometimes our mouths get a little left out. We are regularly reminded to check certain parts of our bodies for...
Apprenticeship manager Karen Hookham talks about her role leading the efforts to provide high-quality opportunities with the Trust for apprentices
18th August 2021
As an organisation, Northumbria Healthcare is extremely proactive in using apprenticeships to develop and progress staff and as a key...
Innovation all starts with an idea, no matter how big or small, and with having somewhere (or someone…) to be ‘a test-bed’ for ideas
16th August 2021
In our latest ‘Inside Northumbria’ blog we meet our new director of innovation, Andrew Edmunds. I feel very privileged...