Estephanie Dunn from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has told ITV Border that although patients seem to be happy there are major concerns around some of the failings.
She added that the RCN are looking forward to the new management when the Northumbria trust take over.
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Cloudy with outbreaks of rain, heaviest in west
Emma Jesson brings you Sunday night's forecast
The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of heavy rain for the region which is valid from 3pm Sunday until 3pm Monday