What does Foundation Trust mean in NHS?
A foundation trust provides medical services according to the core principles of the NHS: free care based on need, not the ability to pay. Anyone who lives in the area, works for a foundation trust, or has been a hospital patient or service user there, can become a member of the trust.
What trust is Sunderland hospital?
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.
How many beds does South Tyneside hospital have?
South Tyneside District Hospital/Number of beds
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.
Who manages the NHS Foundation Trust?
A foundation trust is publicly owned and is accountable to the local population, patients, carers and staff through a Council of Governors. The Council of Governors are appointed from stakeholder organisations such as Local Councils or elected by the members of the Trust.
Why were NHS trusts set up?
NHS trusts were established by the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990. These trusts were to assume responsibility for the ownership and management of hospitals or other facilities, which were previously managed or provided by regional, district or special health authorities.
What does Sunderland hospital Specialise in?
Sunderland Royal Hospital provides acute inpatient and outpatient hospital services to people across Sunderland and South Tyneside. We also provide a range of specialist services to the wider region, including vascular, renal and cardiology services.
What is Ward 6 at South Tyneside Hospital?
Ward 6 – Cardiology :: South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.
How much is it to park at South Tyneside Hospital?
The new charges will be: up to 20 minutes, free, up to 1 hour, Â£2, up to 2 hours, Â£3, up to 4 hours, Â£4.50 and up to 24 hours, Â£8. Users can also get a weekly pass for Â£10.
Who are foundation trusts accountable to?
What services do the NHS Foundation Trust provide?
Foundation Trusts: are part of the NHS, and provide over half of all NHS hospitals, mental health and ambulance services. have thousands of Members – patients, carers, staff, local organisations and people in the local community. have volunteer Governors, many of whom are elected by Members.
When did South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust become stsft?
On 1 April 2019, we became South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust (STSFT) following the merger of City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust. Staff Area Search Home Patients and Visitors Patients and Visitors Important information about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Where is the cardiology ward at South Tyneside District Hospital?
Our service is provided from both South Tyneside District General Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital. Ward 6, our cardiology ward at South Tyneside, is located on the second floor of the Ingham Wing, South Tyneside District Hospital, Harton Lane, South Shields, NE34 0PL
How much is the Integrated Diagnostic Centre at South Tyneside?
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Where can I get cardiac rehabilitation in Sunderland and South Tyneside?
A range of cardiac rehabilitation services and review clinics are provided in hospital and in the community in Sunderland and South Tyneside. Click here for more information on our South Tyneside Heart Failure team. Our service is provided from both South Tyneside District General Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital.