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Stop The Stigma In Sunderland

Stop The Stigma In Sunderland

In 2013 Sunderland was named the “depression capital” of the UK, with one in five people in Wearside suffering from depression. A Mental Health Profile of Sunderland report shows that more than 20 percent of Wearsiders over the age of 18 are dealing with depression – the highest percentage in […]

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NHS staff protest outside Sunderland Royal Hospital over lack of pay rise

Despite the findings from an independent review body, the government has refused to increase wages for NHS employees. More than 150 protesters gathered outside of Sunderland Royal Hospital to protest against the government’s decision to reject the wage increase for NHS employees, despite the NHS independent Pay Review Body’s (NHSPRB) recommendations. NHS staff and members […]

Patient reported missing from Ryhope hospital

Patient reported missing from Ryhope hospital

A patient has been reported missing from a Sunderland hospital. Richard O’Sullivan left Hopewood Park, in Ryhope, on a period of leave on Wednesday, December 3, however failed to return to the premises. Police and hospital staff are growing increasingly concerned for Richard’s whereabouts as he is due to take […]