The Friarage Hospital in Northallerton, North Yorkshire serves a rural population of 122,000 people.

It serves an area of 1,000 square miles extending from the North Yorkshire moors to the central Pennines, the borders of York district in the south and the borders of Darlington in the north.

Around 1,100 staff are employed on the Friarage site which provides approximately 178 beds.

Multi-million pound plans for cancer centre

We have been working with Macmillan Cancer Support to develop proposals for a new multi-million pound cancer centre at the Friarage Hospital.

North Yorkshire-based philanthropist Sir Robert Ogden is jointly funding the project with Macmillan.  This is his third similar project in partnership with the charity. The building would be known as the Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre.

A planning application for the development has now been submitted to Hambleton District Council and it is expected the building will cost in the region of £10 million, creating a modern, state-of-the-art facility for patients, carers and relatives. Facilities will include:

  • A chemotherapy treatment lounge with capacity to treat up to 35 patients a day
  • Complementary therapy facilities
  • Treatment and consulting rooms
  • A Macmillan cancer information and support centre
  • Supporting accommodation (including telemedicine facilities)

Click here for further information about the development.

Friarage Hospital’s medical & surgical assessment unit shortlisted for national award

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A combined medical and surgical assessment unit at the Friarage Hospital – which has reduced admissions to surgical wards by more than a third – has been shortlisted in the ‘acute service redesign’ category of the HSJ’s annual ‘Value in Healthcare Awards’. The winners will be announced in May 2017.

Extra special FMC babies invite you to open day!

Posted on in Hospitals, Nurses, Staff, The Friarage

EXTRA special babies born at The Friarage Maternity Centre (FMC) have been given a star role – inviting mums to be to a forthcoming open day! Women and families across Teesside and North Yorkshire who are expecting or planning for a baby in the future are welcome to attend the event, at the Friarage’s midwifery-led unit on Tuesday 24 January 2017.