About the Trust

Hemendra Gandhi

Public Governor - Sunderland

I  am Public Governor from Sunderland at  South Tyneside Foundation Trust  elected in December 2016

I held the post of orthopaedic surgeon at South Tyneside Foundation Trust for 30 years and  was elected as Staff Governor for 3 years before retirement.

While working as Orthopedic Surgeon, I was involved in various groups to improve patient care and safety, eg Fracture neck forum, clinical incidence group etc

I have served the NHS for 40 years and gained a wide range of experience and skill. 

I am Chairman of South Tyneside Division, BMA and widely involved in National Medical Politics

Now having retired, I can commit more time and effort to serve South Tyneside as Governor