News archive (April, 2020)

Volunteers help out during coronavirus outbreak

Posted on in Hospitals

More than 130 people have volunteered to help South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust during the coronavirus pandemic. The volunteers, who signed up through the trust’s therapeutic support programme, have been providing valuable support to patients and staff across the trust’s sites as well as promoting positive engagement and contributing to a positive hospital experience for everyone.

Surgeon swaps scrubs for nurse’s uniform

Posted on in Nurses

Joel Dunning usually spends his days working in the cardiothoracic surgery at The James Cook University Hospital, but after a lot of his surgery had been delayed or diverted due to the virus he decided to step out of the theatre and onto the cardiothoracic intensive care unit.

School makes visors for frontline workers

Posted on in The trust

Staff and students at a local school have designed, created and donated hundreds of visors to help protect frontline workers.
Sedgefield Community College have manufactured around 600 face protection masks out of materials students would have otherwise used for their summer term projects.

National nursing award nomination for midwifery graduate

Posted on in Awards

A James Cook University Hospital midwife has been shortlisted for a national nursing award. Alison Anderson, who started working for the trust after she graduated from Teesside University last year, has been shortlisted as Student Midwife of the Year in the Student Nursing Times Awards 2020.

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