News archive (2018)

Radiotherapy Careers Clearing Open Day

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The James Cook University Hospital is hosting a Radiotherapy Careers Clearing Open Day on Saturday 18 August. The event takes place in the Radiotherapy Department, near North Entrance, from 10am to 12noon. Whether you are looking to embark on your first career after receiving your A-level results or it’s simply time for a new challenge, come along to find out more about the role of a therapeutic radiographer, the department and the clinical placements available.

Instant access to NRT on all wards

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Every  ward across the trust now has supplies of nicotine replacement therapy to offer inpatients instant access to smoking cessation support. The move forms part of the trust’s pledge to become totally smokefree by March 2019.

New blackout service to open at Friarage Hospital

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Patients who suffer from blackouts can often find themselves facing numerous medical appointments and tests to find the exact cause of the problem. But those attending the Friarage Hospital are set to be diagnosed faster in the future thanks to the introduction of a blackout service which will enable people to be assessed by a range of specialists in one place.

Residential course offers unique opportunity for ‘wannabe’ doctors

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Future doctors from low-income backgrounds are attending a unique residential course at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough this week. The week-long programme features live theatre lectures, practical workshops and the chance to speak to consultants from a range of specialties in a unique career carousel event.

Friarage phoneline issue resolved

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We are pleased to confirm that the earlier issues with the telephone lines at the Friarage Hospital have now been resolved by the external supplier.

National Breastfeeding Week events

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Maternity teams are celebrating National Breastfeeding Week with events at James Cook Hospital on 20 June (11am to 2pm in the Women and Children’s Conference Room) and the Friarage Maternity Centre Hub (2pm to 4pm) on 26 June. Mothers, breastfeeding supporters and health professionals are invited to come together and share what works well to support breastfeeding in local communities to help create a more breastfeeding friendly culture.