South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust was authorised as one of the new NHS Foundation Trusts on 1st January 2005. We believe that the way a NHS Foundation Trust works will help us to improve the services we provide even further and to do so faster, and in keeping with what local people want. We see a number of very real benefits:
For further details of the Trusts Terms of Authorisation download the Terms of Authorisation for South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust pdf
Details of the Trusts Constitution download the Constitution of South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust pdf
To become a member click here for more information.
Membership gives greater local control to you, as a member of the public or as a member of staff working in the Trust.
As a member you will receive information about the Trust and will have the chance to express your views about the services we provide. You will also be able to stand for election as a Governor of the Trust if you wish to do so.
Further information on membership can be found in:
For more information on forthcoming events for Members click here to visit the Events section of the website. News
For more information on Members' News click here to visit the Members' News section of the website.
Each NHS Foundation Trust must have a Council of Governors. Governors represent the interests of the members and any partner organisations in monitoring how services are developed and how the organisation is managed. For more information please refer to the Constitution above.
If you have any queries or would like further information please contact:
NHS Foundation Trust Membership Office
South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
FREEPOST NAT 13663
Telephone: 0191 202 4121 (answerphone)
Or email: MembershipOffice.STFT@stft.nhs.uk.