City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

0191 5656256 Sunderland Royal Hospital, Kayll Road , Sunderland, SR4 7TP

4.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 22 ratings for this trust



City Hospitals Sunderland is the leading acute healthcare provider in Sunderland, operating from Sunderland Royal Hospital, Eye Infirmary and the Children's Centre.

The Trust offers a range of services from two main sites within Sunderland, Sunderland Royal Hospital and Sunderland Eye Infirmary. Our most recent additions are a new ward block for medical patients and the Chester Lodge.  Our aim is to treat patients promptly and with care in all hospital settings. We have a number of specialist services and Sunderland Eye Infirmary is the leading regional eye treatment centre, with a recently opened second cataract theatre.

Our vision outlines our commitment to "Excellence in Health, Putting People first". We are committed to high quality, safe and personal care for each patient. Our patients are treated in clean, comfortable surroundings with privacy and dignity.


The visiting hours are outlined below.  Close friends and family members may visit seriously ill patients at any time, following discussion with the nurse in charge.

Adult wards  

2 pm until 4 pm (Ward D46 - 2 pm until 6 pm)           
6 pm until 8 pm (Ward B20 and D46 - 7 pm until 8 pm)

If these times are difficult for you, please speak to the nurse in charge. Please do not feel that you have to stay for the whole of this time.

Intensive Care Unit and Coronary Care Unit

Visiting hours will be discussed on an individual basis.

Children's wards

Parents are invited to stay with the child during the hospital admission.  Other visitors with the parent's permission can visit between 8 am until 8 pm.

Maternity wards

Partners between 10 am and 8 pm.
All other visitors between 2 pm and 4 pm or 6 pm and 8 pm.

Latest reviews of this trust

Attended for CT scan today very good experience.

Attended for a CT scan today 2nd October 2018, (although my 3rd attempt at doing so) due to anxiety disorder.the staff took the time desp...

2 October 2018

NET Dept. Removal of moth from ear

An absolutely brilliant job by this department. In at 9am to A&E, immediate referral to ENT, painless and quick removal of offending ...

31 July 2018

Visit to A/E and WardD47

I had reason to visit the A/E dept on Saturday evening with my daughter, the triage Nurse discussed the problem with a nurse practitioner...

18 July 2018

Rheumatology Helpline

Have witnessed the decline of the rheumatology helpline at Sunderland Royal. It's opening hours, level of response and quality of respons...

20 June 2018

Thank you

Our father was admitted to ward B22 from South Shields hospital. Sadly he passed away on 23 May 2018. We would like to thank all of the s...

2 June 2018

Last updated on 20 June 2018.

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