Our Services

Health Care Records

The Trust’s Health Care Records Department, provides a comprehensive, efficient, effective, confidential and timely service to all users across the Trust.

We ensure best practice is adhered to with the use of all patient related information whether this is in paper or electronic format.

The department is based at:

South Tyneside District Hospital
Ingham Wing
Harton Lane
South Shields
NE34 0PL


Palmer Community Hospital
Wear Street
NE32 3UX

To contact the department please ring:

Jan Hall
Team Leader Inpatient/Library
Telephone: (0191) 404100 ext 2748

Louise Cowie
Team Leader Outpatients 
Telephone: (0191) 404100 ext 2746

Catherine Kirton
Patient Services Clerk
Telephone: (0191) 404100 ext 2742


Locations for Health Care Records in South Tyneside:

South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, 0191 404 1000

Palmer Community Hospital, Jarrow, 0191 451 6000