City Hospitals Sunderland was established as an NHS Trust in April 1994 and became an NHS Foundation Trust in July 2004.
The Trust operates from:
Sunderland Royal Hospital (owned by the Trust)
Sunderland Eye Infirmary (owned by the Trust)
Fiona Stewart - SecretaryFiona Stewart is a Speech & Language Therapist who works in the Adult Neurological Disorders team for City Hospitals Sunderland.She is based in Neuro-rehabilitation and Acute Stroke wards, but also works in other in-patient wards and holds a small community caseload.
In the past Fiona has been involved in a range of research projects including semantic processing in aphasia (PhD research funded by the Department of Health), memory after stroke.
She has also worked as a Research & Development Facilitator supporting research consumption and development for a range of healthcare professionals.
Appointed to the post of Researcher in May 2003.Fiona is a Speech and Language Therapist who has considerable experience in working with children with a variety of speech and language difficulties.Fiona has worked in Suffolk for the last 13 years, originally qualifying as a Speech and Language Therapist in 1979.She plays a key role in the collection and interpretation of data for the project.