South Tyneside District Hospital

18th June 2020
Grading Explained: Good

The Inspection visit took place on 14 January - 15 February 2020. 


We last inspected South Tyneside District Hospital (STDH) as part of a comprehensive inspection in 31 October 2017. South Tyneside District Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital merged in April 2019. 


Our inspection was part of an announced comprehensive inspection of the whole trust, this was due to City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust merging in April 2019. 


We inspected urgent and emergency services, medical care, surgery, critical care, maternity, end of life care and outpatients.

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