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WATCH: Simulation exercise helps Sunderland University paramedic students deliver first-class emergency response

WATCH: Simulation exercise helps Sunderland University paramedic students deliver first-class emergency response

Student paramedics’ emergency response skills were put to the test this week, (August 22), as part of a staged 999 call-out that involved working with North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) and Sunderland Royal Hospital’s Emergency Department. The paramedics students were filmed during the simulation to help give feedback on their […]

Bags of support: Jill Smith (centre, wearing orange), with president of Soroptimists Newcastle Club with fellow club members collecting New Start Bags from intu Metrocentre staff, including Chaplain Lyn Jamieson (second right). Photo by Intu Metrocentre.

Gateshead Metrocentre offers bags of support to Newcastle anti-trafficking support charity

Gateshead’s intu Metrocentre has offered bags of support to a Newcastle anti-trafficking support charity. The centre, home to more than 370 stores, provided Newcastle Soroptimists with New Start Bags for girls and women in the North East who have been trafficked. The volunteering group, which is affiliated to The United Nations, is […]

The Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry with Shirley Atkinson, Vice Chancellor of Sunderland University during his visit to the Hope Street XChange in Sunderland Picture by David Wood.

Northern Powerhouse Minister visits University of Sunderland’s Hope Street Xchange

The Northern Powerhouse Minister visited the University of Sunderland’s Hope Street Xchange earlier this week. The new centre for enterprise and innovation, created to support the city’s entrepreneurial growth, welcomed Jake Berry, who was appointed as minister in June this year. The minister toured the once derelict space – which now […]