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Audit heroes

Posted on in Awards

It is official – the clinical pharmacy team at The James Cook University Hospital and The Friarage are audit heroes. The team won the Audit Heroes Award for demonstrating how a whole team can participate in multiple clinical audits.

Golden Giveaway success

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Teesside Cystic Fibrosis Service has scooped £5,000 from Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation’s Golden Giveaway. The cystic fibrosis service cares for children in the Teesside area with this debilitating genetic disorder which affects the lungs and often the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.

Baby Evelyn leaves a lasting legacy

Posted on in Fundraising

She may only have been in the world for 22 hours, but Evelyn Olivia Elliott has left a lasting legacy to help other very poorly babies on the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital. Inspired to raise funds in her memory, parents Rebekah Taylor and Michael Elliott have collected more than £10,000 to buy a new state-of-the-art incubator for the Middlesbrough hospital.

Getting home from hospital without delay

Posted on in Services

Patients are getting home from hospital without delay thanks to a new scheme that has seen The James Cook University Hospital team up with the British Red Cross.
The assisted discharge service identifies adult patients who are ready to leave the hospital’s emergency department or short stay wards.

Small change, big impact!

Posted on in Research

An innovative device is making it easier for children with cystic fibrosis to hold their nebuliser. The nebigrip, combined with the adaptation of a traditional nebuliser, is making it easier for children with the chronic condition to receive their medication.