Our Services

Finance Department

The finance department provides financial and business support services to the Trust. The department comprises three sections:-

  • Financial performance – responsible for providing financial information, advice and support to operational management and the Board of Directors.
  • Financial services – responsible for transactional services including payments to employees and suppliers, collection of income from debtors and banking, and for capital accounting and production of the Trust’s annual accounts
  • Income, costing and contracts – responsible for costing and pricing of services provided by the Trust and supporting the negotiation of contracts for those service with healthcare commissioners.

The finance team are based at South Tyneside District Hospital.

Contact details

Helen Patterson, Deputy Director of Finance x2975

Judith Conner, Head of Financial Performance, x2132

Jane Fay, Head of Income, Costing and Contracts, x2330


Locations for Finance Department in South Tyneside:

South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1000