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News, updates and campaigns from Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. This includes our latest research developments, blogs and newsletters.

NHS media update in the North East and Cumbria

GP practices across the North East and North Cumbria will be open as usual on Monday, but many are still bringing their IT and clinical systems back on-line following the cyber-attack which took place on Friday 12 May 2017 and affected many organisations around the world.

Depression and low mood: A guide for partners

Good relationships are important to good mental health but so often the partners of people dealing with depression and low mood are overlooked.  A new and innovative resource seeks to change this with practical tips for partners to help their loved ones while protecting themselves along the way. 

Meet the winners from our Staff Excellence Awards 2017

Offering outstanding care is only possible through outstanding people – and we were delighted to celebrate people who have gone above and beyond to ensure excellent mental health, learning disability and neurological care for the North East.

Apprenticeship Week: Samuel’s story

Samuel Broadbent, 24, has been an administration officer (team secretary) with the Sunderland Psychiatric Liaison team for 18 months. He has Asperger’s and found that an apprenticeship was a really helpful way of developing his skills and getting into employment.

Apprenticeship Week: Dale’s story

It's day two of National Apprenticeships Week. Today Dale Townsley, an administration assistant, answers some questions about his experience of doing a Level 3 Business Administration apprenticeship.