South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

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

3 out of 5 stars

Based on 7 ratings for this trust



  • STFT Quality Report 2016-17

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. It was selected as one of the Top 40 Hospitals in the country by the independent benchmarking company, CHKS - the seventh time in the last eight years.

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 2016-17

Quality Accounts are annual reports to the public from Porviders of NHS Healthcare services.  This is our Quality Report for 2016-17.  To request a hard copy, please contact the Trust on 0191 4041000

Associated document

Quality Report 2016-17 (.pdf, 1.93 MB)

Last updated on 28 June 2017.

Latest reviews of this trust

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

Podiatry Service Home Visit.

I feel that this service lacks management control and or supervision. the recommended home visit interval period is 12 weeks, the actual...

20 May 2016

Quality of service at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust

Registration with the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission regulates this organisation

Last updated on 28 June 2017.

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