News archive (May, 2016)

Trust thanks 2,500 patients like Edward and Shannon

Posted on in The trust

Thank you all for helping to improve healthcare for generations to come! That’s the message to 2,500 patients who took part in clinical trials at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust last year, ahead of International Clinical Trials Day. The awareness event, which tells patients it’s “Okay to Ask” whether they would be suitable to take […]

New technology helps patients sleep soundly

Posted on in Community services, Hospitals

round-breaking wireless technology is helping patients with breathing problems enjoy better sleep and take more control of their own treatment. The new wireless technology remotely monitors patients on home therapy who suffer from obstructive sleep apnoea. Obstructive sleep apnoea interrupts patients’ breathing during sleep, which results in restless nights and tiredness and has long term health implications.

Nightingale winners revealed on International Nurses Day

Posted on in Awards, Events, Hospitals, Nurses, Staff, The trust

A community nursing team who helped fulfil a patient’s wish to die at home, a nurse who organised a wedding for a terminally ill patient and another who wrote a book for siblings about their little brother or sister’s stay in the neonatal unit. These are just a few examples of care and compassion above and beyond the call of duty recognised at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s annual Nightingale Awards.

Dementia awareness week events

Posted on in Events

Dementia awareness week is upon us once again and we will be holding a signposting, advice and information stands in the atrium at The James Cook University Hospital on Wednesday 18 May, 10am to 2pm.

Tour of Teesside for Ward 14

Posted on in Fundraising

The Tour of Teesside is a 44.1 Mile sponsored bike ride that will take in some of the area’s biggest land marks on Sunday 29 May 2016. The multi-charity event is the first of its kind to be held in Teesside.

Patients welcome to ostomy open day

Posted on in Fundraising, Hospitals, Support groups

The Friarage Hospital’s stoma care department is holding an open day for ostomy patients at The Golden Lion Hotel, Northallerton. To be held on Tuesday 24 May 2016 from 11am to 2pm in the Yorkshire Suite, Golden Lion Hotel, High Street, Northallerton, the open day is a great opportunity for patients to meet with representatives from stoma manufacturers and view the most up to date products including support garments and underwear suitable for ostomy patients.

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