Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

0191 246 6800 St. Nicholas Hospital, Jubilee Road, Gosforth , Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE3 3XT

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 9 ratings for this trust



  • CQC Overall Rating - Outstanding 1 September 2016
John Lawlor

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest mental health and disability Trusts in England. We serve a population of approximately 1.4 million.

You may be reading this because you are a service user or carer, are interested in mental health and disability issues, or because you are considering applying for a job with us. Whatever your reason, we are delighted to welcome you to our pages on NHS Choices.

We employ over 6,000 staff and provide Urgent, Planned and Specialist Care Services across an area totalling 2,200 square miles.

We work from over 60 sites across Northumberland, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. We also have a number of regional and national specialist services.

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust has been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).  The inspection reports are available from the CQC website at



Departments and services

We provide services to a local population of 1.4 million people, covering Northumberland, North Tyneside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland, a geographic area of approximately 2,200 square miles.

The Trust also provides a number of specialist services to a wider regional and national population.

Our services are organised as follows:

  • North - Covering Northumberland and North Tyneside

  • Central - Covering Newcastle and Gateshead 

  • South - Covering Sunderland and South

For more information visit us online

Latest news

CQC Rating

CQC Overall Rating - Outstanding 1 September 2016

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust CQC overall inspection rating. 

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Last updated on 24 November 2016.

Latest reviews of this organisation

Treatment on Monday 5/2/18 appt 10am ultrasound

I developed a ganglion on my hand after my dog collided with me initially causing pain and tenderness around index finger tendon last Ma...

13 February 2018

they have not got a clue.

might as well talk to a wall,iam a father of a ill girl and cannot get any help from these,i can say a lot more but its pointless,iam sur...

5 January 2018

Numerous staff typos. Someone elses NHS number on my letter

countless mistakes, even though they said in sorry letters. it wont happen again. lots of managers, but mistakes still happening. recep...

5 December 2017

Discrimination and breach of privacy

On a number of occasions staff failed to make adjustments for my disability despite the records noting than need. I was then refused serv...

14 November 2017

Some good. Some not so good

I have just been transferred mental health services from another treatment team to the northumberland community mental health team and ev...

1 August 2017

Quality of service at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 22 January 2018.

Information supplied by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust