News archive (October, 2019)

Radiotherapy careers open day

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Being a therapeutic radiographer is a very rewarding career. Why not come all to The James Cook University Hospital Radiotherapy Careers Open Day on Saturday 19 October 2019, 10am to 12pm to find out more?

Hospital volunteers scoop national unsung hero award

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The therapeutic supported volunteers team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised as one of the country’s top unsung health heroes after scooping a national award. Now in its third year, The Sun newspaper’s Who Cares Wins Awards ceremony honours those across the health and social care sector who go above and beyond for their patients or cause. The volunteers won the Unsung Hero category.

Heart team aim to set up heart surgery unit in Ghana

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A Teesside heart team are giving up their holidays to perform life-saving operations in Ghana for a second time. The team from The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough are set to jet off on their second mission to the Kumasi Hospital on 19 October. As part of the preparations 10 Ghanaians, including cardiologists, nurses and a surgeon, have spent four weeks in the cardiothoracic theatres at James Cook working closely with the Teesside team to develop their surgical skills.