South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

0191 4041000 South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane , South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE34 0PL

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 5 ratings for this trust



  • STFT Quality Report 2017-18

The Trust is responsible for acute hospital services in South Tyneside and a wide range of community health services in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. It is based at South Tyneside District Hospital in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, between Newcastle upon Tyne and Sunderland. 

We have 394 general, maternity and paediatric beds, and provide a full range of general secondary care hospital services. These include cancer services, specialised medicine, rehabilitation and older people's services, children's services and women's services. We provide community services across six streams of care – Planned Care, Children & Families, Palliative Care, Intermediate Care, Mental health and Learning Disabilities and Urgent Care.

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STFT Quality Report 2017-18

Quality Accounts are annual reports to the public from Porviders of NHS Healthcare services.  This is our Quality Report for 2017-18.  To request a hard copy, please contact the Trust on 0191 4041000

Associated document

Quality Report 2017-18 (.pdf, 1.74 MB)

Last updated on 27 July 2018.

Latest reviews of this trust


The worst customer care ever, the staff were lovely but when the man asked me to go into the room to see what was happening next, got tol...

25 September 2018

Nursing care

I would like to commend the nursing care provided for my husband by both the district nurses and the palliative care team. They were out...

20 July 2017


first of all the staff in A+E where amazing esp one member of staff who really was amazing even came to check to see if i was ok on her b...

4 February 2017

Excellent emergency service

I self-presented to A&E, November 2016, with acute abdominal pain seen immediately by the A&E consultant, referred to Surgery. Emergency...

17 January 2017

First class care, thank you

A 92 year old relative has recently spent two weeks in Ward 2. Admission was initially through the GP and acute nursing team followed by ...

1 December 2016

Last updated on 27 July 2018.

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