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Inside Northumbria Healthcare

Inside Northumbria Healthcare

By Northumbria Healthcare
We are one of the top performing NHS trusts in England and have been rated as 'outstanding' twice by the Care Quality Commission. Our patients have voted us the best in the region and in the top five in the country for outpatient care. We provide hospital care from our Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington, three modern general hospitals in Hexham, North Tyneside and Wansbeck, and community hospitals throughout Northumberland. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres.
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PODCAST SPECIAL: Celebrating 100 years of insulin

Inside Northumbria Healthcare

PODCAST SPECIAL: Celebrating 100 years of insulin
Featuring Liesl Richardson, national DAFNE trainer and quality assessor. Liesl has been a diabetes specialist nurse since 1999 and a DAFNE educator and peer reviewer since 2005. Liesl talks about her great aunt who cared for people with diabetes in the 1920's and how far we have come since the introduction of insulin to care for people with Type 1 diabetes.
November 12, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 8
As part of Sexual Health Week, we chatted to Merci a nurse advisor from our one to one center in Shiremoor, discussing how her role and the service has been impacted due to the pandemic, as well as spreading the important message of seeking help and support from our free, friendly and confidential service when you need it. Our teams are here to help, not judge.
September 16, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 7
As part of our Inside Northumbria Podcast, we spoke to Consultant Urological Surgeon at the trust as well as Newcastle Hospitals Trust, Matthew Shaw, who is also the Urology Clinical Lead. With September being Urology Awareness Month, Matthew lets us know more about his role, how COVID has impacted his day-to-day working life, as well as going through what you should know surrounding urology.
September 06, 2021
LIMITED EDITION Kielder Marathon - Episode 6
As part of Inside Northumbria's podcast series, this is a limited edition episode where we spoke to Lead Dietitian at our Northumbria hospital, Alex Fiddes and Kielder Marathon Ever Present runner, Tony Allen regarding the upcoming Kielder Marathon, due to take place in October 2021 for the 11th year.
August 23, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 5
Our next episode in our podcast series focuses on how GP's have been impacted due to the pandemic. We spoke to Alex a GP at Priory Medical Group in North Sheilds and Medical Director at North Tyneside CCG.
July 15, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 4
As part of Dietitians Week we spoke to Heather, one of our fantastic Dietetic Assistants to hear how their role was impacted by the pandemic
June 11, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 3
COVID Reflection - showcasing our brilliant people and their incredible resistance We talked to one of our amazing volunteers, James, as part of Volunteers Week, to see how his role was impacted
June 01, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 2
COVID Reflection - showcasing our brilliant people and their incredible resistance We talked to one of our amazing practice development nurses, Faye, as part of International Nurses Day, to see how her role was impacted
May 12, 2021
COVID Reflection - Episode 1
COVID Reflection - showcasing our brilliant people and their incredible resilience We talked to one of our amazing student midwives, Kerry, to see how the pandemic impacted her role. 
May 05, 2021