Redcar Primary Care Hospital provides:

  • Zetland ward – Provides a range of services for adult patients from the local area. The ward predominantly provides rehabilitation and palliative care but can, however, provide care for any adult patients for a wide range of conditions. All beds are in single rooms with en suite shower rooms.
  • Specialist stroke rehabilitation with dedicated beds, specialist staff, excellent facilities and the added support of the early supported discharge team
  • Treatment for minor injuries – open 8am to 9.30pm, 7 days a week (including x-ray)
  • Outpatients department – hosting a wide range of clinics including those held by consultants from the acute sector.

Following the latest inspection by the Care Quality Commission, the services we provide at the hospital were found to be ‘good’ overall and meeting all the CQC national standards.

The hospital has a dedicated team of staff including nursing staff, physiotherapists and occupational therapists to ensure patients receive individualised, holistic care package of the highest quality care tailored to their needs.

The staff aim to actively involve their patients’ carers and families to ensure that they meet the needs of all involved. The services within Redcar Primary Care Hospital include specialist stroke rehabilitation, general rehabilitation, assessment of present and future care needs, diagnostics, drug initiation and administration (including intravenous), blood transfusions, pain control and palliative care.

The staff also pride themselves in the close relationships they have with other agencies including social services, the palliative care team, Macmillan team, community matrons and district nurses.

“Every member of staff from the matron to tea lady had a purpose and they worked so hard. They, and the building, are a credit to the town and the NHS.”

Hospitals among first to offer hydrotherapy rehab for lung problems

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Teesside patients with long term lung conditions can now benefit from a specialist hydrotherapy rehabilitation programme – believed to be one of the first in the UK. The water-based sessions at The James Cook University Hospital and Redcar Primary Care Hospital are designed for respiratory patients with conditions such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) who require rehabilitation but struggle with gym-based exercises because of joint problems.

Parkinson’s wasn’t the end – it was the start of something new

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When he was diagnosed with the incurable, progressive neurological condition Parkinson’s Disease at the age of just 41, Simon Laverick, 47 “allowed himself a fortnight to cry”.

But now he believes the diagnosis was just part of a new chapter in his life. At the start of Parkinson’s Awareness Week, he shares his inspirational story in a bid to give hope to other sufferers – and say thank you to the Parkinson’s Advanced Symptom Unit (PASU) that has been a “lifeline”.