Human body parts from NHS patients have been stored in unrefrigerated units for more than six months resulting in a smell of “decaying flesh” at a scandal hit waste management company, according to Environment Agency documents seen by HSJ.
New three ward mental health unit to open at St Nicholas Hospital
Older people’s services to be consolidated at the same site
Services at Gateshead’s Tramwell Unit and Newcastle’s Hardian Clinic to close
Plans expected to save £3m a year
STRUCTURE: NHS leaders in the North East have approved
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