SLIDESHOW: A day in the life of our angels

ANYONE who has visited South Tyneside District Hospital - as a patient or visitor - has seen the nurses hard at work.

Gazette reporter Lisa Nightingale and photographer Stu Norton went to see ward manager Sam Carman to find out more about her job ahead of International Nurses Day on Sunday.

It celebrates the vital role nurses play within the health service.

Here’s a slideshow of pictures from the day - and you can read Lisa’s article and watch a video here.