Latest Wansbeck General Hospital Stories

2008-09-26 18:00:59

THE NHS in the North East is rated as best performing for urgent and emergency care services. As part of a major review, Newcastle and North Tyneside Primary Care Trusts (PCT) and Northumberland Care Trust were rated as very good.

2008-09-19 21:00:33

A MAN who suffered a stroke has celebrated his 65th birthday with a group of people who he believes saved his life. Doug Willis is a regular attendee at exercise sessions, run as part of Northumberland Care Trust's cardiac rehabilitation programme for people in rural areas.

2008-09-16 18:00:33

A HOSPITAL is launching a project aimed at improving the environment for patients receiving end-of-life care and their families.

2008-07-29 18:00:51

THE pitter patter of two sets of little feet can be heard at the home of Kieran and Joanna Harris. The proud new parents celebrated the arrival of twin girls, Poppy Jo and Rosie Dawn, on June 3, at Wansbeck General Hospital.

2008-07-08 18:00:09

RESPIRATORY CARE RESPIRATORY disease is a major health problem and is on the rise in the UK. It is the second biggest killer in the country, with one in five people dying from the disease. One person in every seven in the UK is affected by lung disease - approximately eight million people.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.