Looking after our staff

Looking after our staff

The Health, Safety and Wellbeing Service for South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust is a confidential service dedicated to improving and maintaining the health, safety and workplace wellbeing of staff employed by the Trust (includes Independent Contractors within the Sunderland, Gateshead and South Tyneside localities i.e. General Medical and Dental Practitioners and their staff).

Our aim is to ensure the effective provision of, personal, professional and legal guidance to South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, whilst striving to promote and maintain the physical, mental and social wellbeing of each of its employees.

The Department is made up of a multi-disciplinary team and comprises of the Occupational Health, Health and Safety and Wellbeing teams, with a range of professional backgrounds and experiences to provide a comprehensive service.

The department is made up of:

Occupational Health

Health & Safety



Where are we based?

Riverview Health Centre

Borough Road


Sunderland SR1 2HJ

Contact us

Contact Us - Form

The team is frequently out of the office delivering clinics, training or workplace assessments, so for the fastest response to general enquiries, please contact us via the central line rather than individual members of the team.

Telephone: 0191 502 5050 (chose team from 4 options - 1 = Occupational Health, 2 = Health & Safety, 3 = Security, 4 = Ergonomics)

Opening times:9.00am - 16.30pm - Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays). Please note that staff may be contacted via email / mobile phones until 17.00pm.

9.00am – 16.30pm – Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays) Please note that staff may be contacted via email / mobile phones until 17.00pm.