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Supporting staff wellbeing during the pandemic

Supporting staff wellbeing during the pandemic

During the pandemic, life in the UK became very different for everyone! The Government imposing a national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic presented lots of own challenges for the physical and mental wellbeing of individuals - in particular healthcare workers....

To boldly go where no Newcastle physio has gone before…

To boldly go where no Newcastle physio has gone before…

Hello, my name is Rachel Stout and I wanted to share my reflections on covering ward 18 during the coronavirus outbreak so far… Ward 18 was the first critical care unit to accept COVID-19 patients at Newcastle Hospitals. The changes started with cubicles becoming...

Together Towards Tomorrow

Together Towards Tomorrow

It’s over 20 years since Newcastle Hospitals held its first Nursing Conference – an important part of our history and a legacy I take very seriously as I carry out my role as Executive Chief Nurse.  I’m reliably informed that first event was attended by 60 people, how...

Carrie’s comeback

Carrie’s comeback

I started running in April 2012. I had – without considering the true heft of the decision – agreed to take part in the 2013 London Marathon for a charity I was involved with at the time. It wasn’t until I received confirmation of my place that the realisation hit I...

Why Newcastle FT has declared a “climate emergency”

Why Newcastle FT has declared a “climate emergency”

Thanks to young people like Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish school girl who has spoken to world leaders at the United Nations, and the Extinction Rebellion movement, it feels like more of the world has woken up to the threats of climate change on our planet,...

Happy Easter Andrea

Happy Easter Andrea

Recently, we held a recruitment event at the RVI for nurses who are due to qualify later this year and are interested in a career at Newcastle Hospitals. It was a busy morning with lots of to enjoy. I saw many conversations taking place between potential applicants...

Welcome to our new blog!

Welcome to our new blog!

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