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World Delirium Day

This year's world delirium day is Wednesday 13th March. The theme for 2024 is 'Humanising Delirium Care'.


World Delirium Awareness Day is an annual event that is held in March to raise awareness about delirium and its impact on patients, families, and healthcare systems.


There are a number of events going on around the region:


Sunderland & South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust are running a variety of events:

Wed 13th : Information stand in main concourse with raffle/ quizzes (Sunderland site)

Thurs 14th:  Information stand in main concourse with raffle/ quizzes (South Tyneside site)

Friday 15th Full Day Delirium Matters Symposium with regional speakers


At James Cook University Hospital, Liaison psychiatry from Tees, Esk & Wear Valley NHS Foudation Trust (TEWV)  are working collaboratively to promote Delirium awareness on WDAD2024.


At North Tees University Hospital the Enhanced care and TEWV liaison team are leading local event on WDAD2024. Local activites will also be taken place at Queen Elizabeth hospital in Gateshead in critical care and the elderly care units. Local activites will also be taking place at other NHS Trusts around the region.


The international Delirium consortium is running an infographic competition and also sharing resources from experts- further details can be found below.


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