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Teesside participants wanted for novel migraine trial

Posted on in Research

A team of neurologists in the North of England are conducting a trial of a novel migraine treatment which uses a ‘cooling device’. The trial is open to residents of Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, County Durham and Teesside and is looking for 90 participants from across the regions.

Services provided by Carillion plc

Posted on in The trust

We want to reassure our patients and staff that these services on The James Cook University Hospital site remain open as normal. We have planned extensively and will be working hard to minimise any disruption. Patients should turn up for appointments as planned.

One-stop health shop to prepare for surgery!

Posted on in Services, The trust

A comprehensive health and wellbeing programme for patients due to have major surgery has been made a reality thanks to a £75,000 grant from the Health Foundation. Believed to be the first collaborative venture of its kind, a team of doctors, physiotherapists, exercise scientists, public health specialists and Allied Healthcare Professionals will be working together in a bid to improve patient health and wellbeing prior to surgery.

Restart a Heart

Posted on in Services

Restart a Heart Day aims to instruct as many young people as possible in one day across Europe to deliver the skills of CPR should they be faced with a collapsed individual who is not breathing.

Patients urged to attend appointments as normal

Posted on in Services

It’s very important that patients with planned operations, procedures or outpatient appointments should attend as normal unless they are specifically contacted by their hospital and asked not to. Only those patients contacted directly will have appointments delayed and these will be rearranged. Cancer diagnosis and treatment appointments will not be delayed.

Don’t forget to bring your medicines

Posted on in Hospitals

Patients are being urged to take their medication with them when they go into hospital. Statistics from The James Cook University Hospital reveal that as few as 35% of patients remember to pack any medication they are already using when they attend hospital.