Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust has become the third live PathoSys® system that is linked to the CliniSys Winpath LIMS and the fourth live NEPath (North East Wide Pathology) network site. The Trust provides a full range of local acute services for elective (planned) and emergency care and also sub-regional Breast Screening Services – which covers Gateshead, South Tyneside, Sunderland and parts of Durham. The Trust is the North Eastern hub for the National Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. This covers an area East of the Pennines stretching from the Scottish border to the Humber, a population of around 7 million people.