When you have to spend a long time in a hospital bed it can be hard not seeing much of your friends – especially the four-legged kind! But not anymore – Staff at the Trinity Holistic Centre at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough have pulled out all the stops to open up their own pet shed.
News archive (October, 2019)
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.
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.