Pioneering Respond training transforms mental health crisis support24/2/2017Respond brings together mental health staff, police, paramedics, doctors, nurses and experts by experience to understand each other's roles when faced with a mental health crisis.
John Lawlor named in HSJ's top Chief Executive list14/2/2017Meet the country’s top NHS mental health trust chief executive – and he’s in the North East
New treatment helps children with autism overcome fears14/2/2017The Blue Room, a unique immersive virtual reality is now being offered by the NHS
Young people at Ferndene show they can be 'Heroes' through charity shoeboxes6/2/2017Generous young people at Ferndene have helped put together more than 60 care packages for servicemen and women stationed abroad.
How people in the North East can find 'Time To Talk' about mental health1/2/2017Thursday, 2 February is Time To Talk Day. Here's why NTW is backing it and what you can do to show you care and combat mental health stigma.
North East NHS leader calls on Prime Minister to tackle health and social care funding crisis25/1/2017NTW chief executive, John Lawlor, has put his name to an open letter demanding politicians work together to secure the future the future of health and social care.
Improving quality in mental health12/1/2017NTW have been chosen by NHS Improvement as a strategic partner in developing their improvement programme
How are you feeling this winter?22/12/2016Our Winter Wellness campaign is around bars and pubs in Newcastle and Sunderland this Christmas. You can find out where, and how to get support, here.
How 700 handbags will make a world of difference to North East women this Christmas15/12/2016Inspired by I, Daniel Blake, NTW staff gathered a staggering 700 bags and countless supplies of toiletries and sanitary protection for vulnerable North East women.
'Courageous' Gateshead woman praised for helping to find potential psychosis cure8/12/2016A study supported by Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust has identified a potential cure for some forms of psychosis.
From this to this: The NTW hospital that 'virtual LEGO' built wins national award8/12/2016Hopewood Park triumphed for how 3D modelling allowed NHS staff to experience the site before a stone was laid in the ground.
With love from NTW: Charity Christmas cards designed by people we serve7/12/2016Christmas cards designed by service users are now on sale, spreading a bit of festive cheer across the North East.
Heading on a night out in Newcastle or Sunderland?1/12/2016Keep an eye out for NTW's Winter Wellness campaign with tips on how you can look after your emotional and mental health this winter.
£2.7m to help pregnant women and new mums in the North East30/11/2016NTW has been awarded the money to improve specialist support for women facing severe mental health issues arising from pregnancy or childbirth.
Street Triage halves the rate of Mental Health Act detentions22/11/2016Street Triage is a service that comprises of a mental health nurse working alongside a dedicated police officer in mobile community units.
D-Day hero offers touching thank you to VWALS support worker18/11/2016George Skipper invited his VWALS support worker to the Royal Hospital Chelsea as a special thank you for all the help he's received from the team.
Preview our new Mitford Unit for adults with an autism spectrum disorder16/11/2016We're holding open days for the new Mitford Unit at Northgate Hospital on Thursday, 17 November and Friday, 18 November.
How art and poetry are helping patients at NTW's Bamburgh Clinic14/11/2016The Arts Project and Education Services worked with patients to create an exhibition and postcards to highlight creativity in mental health care.
The children and young people on Redburn have a message to staff11/11/2016A group of young people are using art to encourage NHS staff to get their flu jab.
Duchess of Northumberland backs #PeopleNotPlasters mental health campaign10/11/2016The Duchess of Northumberland has backed an NHS campaign
Why can Bonfire Night be difficult for military veterans and how can I get support if I need it?4/11/2016Loud bangs, pyrotechnics and even the smell of bonfires can bring back troubling memories. One former serviceman offers some tips on how to cope.
Why NTW is proud to support Living Wage Week3/11/2016It's Living Wage Week this week and NTW is proud to reaffirm its commitment to the cause.
How can I get a Great North Run place with NTW's charity SHINE?2/11/2016Find out how to apply for one of SHINE's five guaranteed places in the world's best loved half marathon.
15 things you can try to beat stress this National Stress Awareness Day02/11/2016National Stress Awareness Day
Patients and relatives praise new ward for older people with mental health issues28/10/2016Visitors were delighted with the new £4.6million Cleadon ward at Monkwearmouth Hospital after getting a sneak preview at an open day.
Meet our new bug-busting hero, Superjab!27/10/2016Patients have created 'Superjab' to help battle the flu bug and inspire people to get vaccinated.
How to get a preview of the North East's newest ward for older people with mental health problems27/10/2016The new £4.6million Cleadon Ward at Monkwearmouth Hospital will host an open day for the public on Friday 28 October.
Mum praises study revealing how parents can help reduce children's autism symptoms26/10/2016A North East mum has praised new autism research which can help reduce autistic symptoms in the long-term.
Unsure about the flu jab? Watch this14/10/2016Member of staff Adele Joicey shares her reasons why she gets her flu jab
What Council of Governors positions are open for election and how can I stand?12/10/2016Nominations for five governor positions will close on Thursday 20 October. Find out more here.
How NTW staff are supporting World Mental Health Day10/10/2016Staff across the trust have been showing it's #PeopleNotPlasters who make the difference.
Show it's #PeopleNotPlasters who make a difference this World Mental Health Day3/10/2016Join in with our social media #PeopleNotPlasters campaign to demonstrate your solidarity.
Domestic abuse self-help guide for people with learning disabilities praised at national awards19/9/2016NTW's Patient Information Centre has been celebrated for its role in creating the specialised booklet.
How NTW and Northumbria Police are working better together for the people they serve16/9/2016Mental health experts by experience have helped get NHS and police staff on the right path in sharing knowledge for everyone's benefit
Communication Aid Service to welcome international visitors14/9/2016Team from 5,000 miles away to visit NTW's Regional Communication Aid Service at Walkergate Park
NUFC fans encouraged to talk about how they feel this Saturday - win, lose or draw9/9/2016Match day coincides with World Suicide Prevention Day
Enhancing mental health multi-agency partnerships2/9/2016Building on the Crisis Care Concordat in the North East
CQC rates NTW as Outstanding1/9/2016We are one of the first NHS providers of mental health and disability services to receive an Outstanding rating.
Staff commended for catering services23/8/2016NHS staff have been recognised for their commitment to catering services at a national ceremony
Fun for all at Walkergate Park22/8/2016A fun day has raised over £1,200 for charity
Chase Park Festival4/8/2016Supporting Britain's most inclusive open air festival
Junior doctors find their place at NTW3/8/2016We have welcomed over 50 junior doctors to complete their training at NTW
Autism open day29/7/2016Our specialist autism service has held an open day for carers and families
Promoting trans health and wellbeing27/7/2016Staff from our Regional Gender Dysphoria service have been raising the profile of trans health and wellbeing
Miniature ponies, Misty and Monet call in to say hello22/7/2016Two American miniature ponies, Misty and Monet have paid a visit to Akenside and Castleside wards
Alnwood open day20/7/2016Our specialist children's unit has held a successful open day
Annual Members Meeting19/7/2016This year's Annual Members Meeting is being held on Thursday 28 July in Gosforth
Flying the flag for Pride11/7/2016We're flying our Pride flag at St Nicholas Hospital
Come and join in!7/7/2016Everyone is invited to this year's annual gathering, which is taking place on Thursday 28 July
Non-executive director6/7/2016We are looking to recruit a new non-executive director
Supporting our armed forces22/6/2016We're proud to support Armed Forces Week
Trust wins prestigious CIPD Award21/6/2016Staff are celebrating after winning a Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Award
Funding boost for dementia research17/6/2016A project studying dementia has received a £45 funding boost
Fun for all at Hopewood Park7/6/2016Staff are preparing to hold a summer fete and dog show
Staff helping school children prepare for the world of work6/6/2016Staff are taking part in a mock interview day to help school children prepare for employment
Carers Week 20166/6/2016Celebrating the dedication of carers across the North East
Trust celebrates selection as a diversity and inclusion partner27/5/2016Staff are celebrating being selected as an NHS Employers' diversity and inclusion partner
Get involved27/5/2016Join between June 1st and July 1st 2016 and be entered into a free prize draw to win a free Kindle Fire!
Runners relay raises funds for charity23/5/2016A group of North East runners has raised over £2,500 for charity
Unique service opens its doors19/5/2016Staff are celebrating the opening of a unique service to help people recover from mental ill health
Equality, Diversity and Human Rights Week13/5/2016We're supporting a national campaign celebrating equality and diversity
Mental Health Awareness Week 13/5/2016Mental Health Awareness Week is being held from May 16 to 22
International Nurses Day11/5/2016Nurses around the world celebrate 12 May as International Nurses Day
Forensic psychiatry event6/5/2016Leading US forensic psychiatrist visits the North East
Full set of self-help guides now available in BSL28/4/2016A full set of mental health self-help guides have been produced in sign language for the first time.
New chaplains join Trust22/4/2016Special service held at St Georges Park in Morpeth
Out of the Blues22/4/2016New north east charity seeks public support
HELP-PC20/4/2016New screening set to support a safer detention process for police
Sharing best practice14/4/2016Dutch visitors tour Hopewood Park in Sunderland
Autism Awareness Week6/4/2016With autism affecting 2.8 million lives in the UK each day it's vital that good quality research is carried out
Ten years of care4/4/2016We're celebrating providing ten years of care
Koestler Art Ceremony29/3/2016Staff host the annual Koestler Award ceremony at Northgate Hospital
New partnership signed29/3/2016A partnership has been agreed between the NHS and the private sector to share expertise in the provision of social care
NTW scoops 'Best Flu Fighter Team' Award23/3/2016NTW staff celebrate after winning national award
Positive Practice23/3/2016The North East is to be represented on a national body set up to campaign for better mental health
Changing Places23/3/2016Working to ensure dignity at our hospitals
Northern lights 21/3/2016Leading lights in medical education head to the North East
Governor Elections 2016 19/3/2016Carer Governor for Adult Services - your vote can make a difference
Trust set to launch own charity18/3/2016Staff are set to launch their own charity to help people with mental health issues and disabilities
Shelby Johnstone makes 'Apprentice of the Year' shortlist17/3/2016Young NHS apprentice Shelby Johnstone has been shortlisted for 'Apprentice of the Year' award
Nutrition & Hydration Week 201611/3/2016We're supporting Nutrition & Hydration Week from 14-20 March 2016
National Apprenticeship Week10/3/2016A series of events to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week will run from 14 to 18 March
Smokefree animation launched8/3/2016From 9 March we will become Smokefree. In this animation we explain some of the reasons behind this decision
Mental health Trusts join forces to go smokefree3/3/2016The regions two NHS mental health Trusts are going smokefree together on 9 March, No Smoking Day
Recruitment open day2/3/2016NHS recruitment open day on Friday 11 March
National report highlights good practice25/2/2016A newly published report highlights best practice at NTW
Toys bring joy18/2/2016Creative project at Alnwood makes gifts for children
Staff awards 201617/2/2016Our Staff excellence awards 2016 finalists
Patients artwork selected for prestigious exhibition17/2/2016Numerous pieces of artwork from Northgate Hospital have been selected to appear in the Koesler Exhibition
Sock it to Eating Disorders17/2/2016Our staff are supporting Eating Disorders Awareness Week which runs from 22-28 February
National accreditation for psychiatric liaison service16/2/2016A Newcastle psychiatric liaison service has received national accreditation
An Art Therapy project by young people is exhibited at the BALTIC16/2/2016The exhibition, entitled 'The City of Broken Dreams' is now at display at the BALTIC in Gateshead
CEO Sleepout 201611/2/2016Raising awareness of homelessness in the North East
100 in 100 campaign8/2/2016Promoting apprenticeships and representing the North East
Dignity Action Day5/2/2016As part of Dignity Day celebrations a dignity tree was planted at Northgate Hospital
Time to Talk4/2/2016Thursday 4 February 2016 is national 'Time to Talk' day supported by the Time to Change campaign
Elections 20162/2/2016Are you a carer or a medic? Join us and represent fellow carers and medics on our Council of Governors.
Veterans Services26/1/2016National survey launched to help improve care for veterans
Newcastle Mental Health Day25/1/2016Join us for Newcastle Mental Health Day on Saturday 6 February
Road to Recovery Art Exhibition21/1/2016Service users and the local church community have come together to stage an art exhibition
Our most successful campaign yet!20/1/2016Animated characters Carole and Bugsy front successful flu campaign
Time to Change Pledge18/1/2016We've publicly pledged to end mental health stigma
Recruitment success for young people14/1/2016NHS Employers publish report about recruitment process for young people
New system improves service13/1/2016A new system has been developed which improves the food ordering service for patients
Employment equality12/1/2016We're supporting a national campaign to employ more people with a learning disability
'Fit Factor' finalist backs national campaign8/1/2016Claire Watson, former 'Fit Factor' finalist is supporting National Obesity Awareness Week
The Magnificent Seven7/1/2016A catering initiative named 'The Magnificent Seven' has made a big impact
Poo goes home to pooland6/1/2016The popular app is to be considered for a national award
Why go dry?4/1/2016We're supporting Dry January
Recruitment open day31/12/2015Nurse recruitment open day on Wednesday 6 January 2016
Nurse recruitment24/12/2015Trust looks to recruit Registered Mental Health Nurses and Registered Nurses Learning Disabilities
Tree of hope23/12/2015Inspiring messages of hope for the New Year
Freedom to Speak Up Guardian22/12/2015Neil Cockling has been appointed into a new key role at the Trust
New opportunities in Sunderland22/12/2015We want to talk to people who can support staff at our Sunderland hospitals.
Hospital group knits blankets for homeless animals18/12/2015A knit-and-natter group at Castleside Day Unit have made blankets for the local cat and dog shelter
Caring start to New Year and new job14/12/2015New opportunities at Trust.
Festive design to spread seasonal cheer14/12/2015Trust unveils Christmas card design.
Christmas Jumper Day!10/12/2015Knitwear at the ready for Friday 18 December!
Christmas Fayre raises almost £1,0009/12/2015Staff have been raising money to make Christmas extra special for patients
Domestic abuse9/12/2015Help and support for those in need this winter
Festival of Winter Walks9/12/2015We're backing the Ramblers' Festival of Winter Walks this December
Anger awareness highlighted by Trust4/12/2015National campaign to control anger.
Quality Priorities5/12/2015We're looking for help in shaping our priorities for the coming year
New Year, new challenge with Trust 3/12/2015Trust offers fresh opportunities.
Conference shines spotlight on neuropsychiatry30/11/2015Neuropsychiatry takes centre stage.
New mental health service 30/11/2015A 24h mental health service is being launched in Northumberland
Winter Wellness30/11/2015Help and support in difficult times
Tractor run raises money for SHINE charity25/11/2015A charity tractor run raises £1,000 for Walkergate Park Hospital
Opportunities for talented and dedicated people24/11/2015Candidates invited for Trust roles.
Flu trailer sees it's 200th customer!20/11/2015We're making as easy as possible for staff to be vaccinated
Anti-Bullying Week 201520/11/2015We've introduced a new staff programme which looks at values and behaviours
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day19/11/2015Today is World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day
Service users arrange Act of Remembrance event17/11/2015Tributes paid at Hopewood Park service.
Beating the Bugs - Trust supports World Antibiotic Awareness Week 13/11/2015World Health Organsiation's Antibiotic Awareness Week backed by NTW.
Trust welcomes Skellig author to open new library 13/11/2015Opening a new chapter at Ferndene - David Almond with the unit's Julie Marrow and Juliet McGilligan and Mark Jones from Newcastle Bridges School.
Estates Team secure top prize13/11/2015Trust team celebrates award win.
Support for service men and women 10/11/2015Trust highlights help for veterans.
Koestler Art Competition praises Northgate group9/11/2015Duo-Form Abstraction - Award winning art from Northgate.
Trust remembers the fallen9/11/2015Staff to pay tribute on Armistice Day.
Golden years for former nurses6/11/2015Celebrating their anniversary reunion - the former nurses with the Trust's Helen Gray (left).
Public meeting5/11/2015Come along to our Council of Governors meeting
Trust backs Living Wage Week2/11/2015Living Wage Week confirms NTW's commitment.
Support for veterans2/11/2015Advice for former service men and women.
Call to action2/11/2015Equality for mental health
Mo-bros unite to raise awareness about men's mental health30/10/2015We're proud to be supporting Movember and raising awareness
NHS staff pledge to employ more people with learning disabilities29/10/2015We've signed up for 'Two Ticks' accreditation
Innovative animation aims to keep NHS staff well this winter28/10/2015We're following the weekly stories of our animated characters Carole and Bugsy in the fight against flu
National praise for Hopewood Park 28/10/2015Wearside hospital wins again.
Spooky art project27/10/2015Service users in Newcastle have created a series of pottery pumpkin lanterns
Living Wage Week26/10/2015More than 100 staff benefit from being part of the Living Wage scheme
Leading in research22/10/2015Trust named as one of the best care providers in the country when it comes to research
Dementia Friends20/10/2015Free dementia awareness events across Newcastle and Sunderland
Future stars20/10/2015Supporting excellence at the North East Regional Apprenticeship Awards
A national role15/10/2015A North East nurse has been named as a national champion for mental health and policing
Sunderland roadshow event14/10/2015Sunderland residents are being asked to help shape the future of mental health and disability care
Street Triage9/10/2015Working with the police to ensure an enhanced service for those in need
Mental health awards9/10/2015The North East is set to host the country's largest celebration of good practice in mental health care
New research partnership 9/10/2015Excellence in research to transform health
Recovery College launched for Northumberland 8/10/2015Positive Pathways to support in Northumberland.
Mill Cottage residents' meeting8/10/2015Find out about Trust's new development.
Card shows a little help goes a long way8/10/2015Pocket-sized information available from Trust.
British Sign Language self-help guides launched for World Mental Health Day7/10/2015BSL self-help guides delivered by Trust in partnership with SignHealth.
Poetry and emotion at Hopewood Park7/10/2015Poetry takes over at Hopewood Park.
Trust turns Mill Cottage into new unit6/10/2015Making a start at Mill Cottage.
World Mental Health Day6/10/2015Campaigning against stigma and discrimination
More plaudits for Sunderland hospital5/10/2015More celebrations for Hopewood Park.
Goedemorgen!5/10/2015Staff in Sunderland have hosted a visit by a group of Dutch GP's
Flu fighters5/10/2015Flu video aims to keep staff, patients and families safe from flu this winter
School's out for Alnwood!2/10/2015Summer fun at Alnwood.
First birthday puts hospital in the frame30/9/2015Birthday exhibition highlights service users work.
Hospital's first birthday gets a caring hand30/9/2015The Carers Hub mark Hopewood's first birthday.
Service celebrates hospital's first birthday29/9/2015Hopewood Park hosts first anniversary service.
Top nurse28/9/2015A North East nurse has been named as one of the best in the country after being nominated by her patients
Hopewood Park is one25/9/2015Sunderland hospital celebrates its first anniversary.
Governor Roadshows23/9/2015Roadshows to explain Trust's Governor role.
New film to be premiered at BALTIC for World Mental Health Day23/9/2015Special showing of Trust film on World Mental Health Day.
Sexual health21/9/2015Article set to be published in the Nursing Standard
Want to come and work with us?21/9/2015Hopewood Park to host jobs open day.
Ask me why21/9/2015Staff support suicide awareness campaign
Trust shortlisted for major national award17/9/2015Community service praised.
Trust launches British Sign Language self-help guides17/9/2015Trust help now available in BSL.
Trust back campaign to cut the pressure 16/9/2015Staff support national blood pressure drive.
Rugby World Cup 201516/9/2015Don't leave your mental health on the bench
Trust gets set to host jobs open day14/9/2015Northgate gets ready to host jobs event.
Appeal comes up roses for Craster11/9/2015Great response for hospital appeal.
Trust gets ready for recruitment campaign10/9/2015Come and work with us.
Running for recovery9/9/201575-year-old with Parkinson's disease set to take part in the Great North Run
Trust receives national praise9/9/2015Work commended by BMA
Doggy deterrent makes her mark9/9/2015Coco the dog has now worked with us for two years
Wanted - Talented, dedicated and compassionate people7/9/2015Trust wants to hear from you.
The Great North Run7/9/2015Running can help your mind as well as your body
Trust backs job and skills event4/9/2015NTW to talk at jobs event for young people.
Pedometer challenge4/9/2015Trust Chief Executive John Lawlor with the winning team.
Cycling scheme supported by Trust3/9/2015Bike day gets Trust backing.
Council of Governors public meeting3/9/2015Tuesday 8 September 2015 at 2.45pm in Gosforth
Get ready to quit3/9/2015Stoptober launches today
Helpline provides support2/9/2015More than 10,000 people are calling the line for support every month
Get on your bike and give it an MOT27/8/2015Trust backs Cycle to Work Day.
Ribbon appeal to celebrate special memories27/8/2015Help our patients mark special memories, wishes and hopes.
Blooming appeal from hospital group 26/8/2015Hospital group needs your help.
Be our guest24/8/2015Come along to our Council of Governors meeting