Nightingale North East will be set up within the Centre for Sustainable Advanced Manufacturing (CeSAM) on the new International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) near Sunderland.

13 photos show work under way to turn Washington factory unit into NHS Nightingale North East hospital

A building constructed to help the North East in its drive to be at the front of future car manufacturing – now it’s first days will help save lives.

Nightingale North East will have 16 wards ready to help the NHS care for coronavirus patients if the region’s hospitals cannot cope with demand for spaces and will be able to care for patients on ventilators.

Here’s how efforts are coming together as teams work to get it up and running within just weeks.

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