Awards

National recognition for improving patient care

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NHS chiefs in Teesside are celebrating being highly commended for the innovative work they have done to improve the health and wellbeing of patients before surgery, which is making a huge difference to patient recovery. The PREPWELL team were runners up in the Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Team of the Year Category of the British Medical Journal Awards announced on 7 October 2020.

National nursing award nomination for midwifery graduate

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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.

Audit heroes

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It is official – the clinical pharmacy team at The James Cook University Hospital and The Friarage are audit heroes. The team won the Audit Heroes Award for demonstrating how a whole team can participate in multiple clinical audits.

Golden Giveaway success

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Teesside Cystic Fibrosis Service has scooped £5,000 from Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation’s Golden Giveaway. The cystic fibrosis service cares for children in the Teesside area with this debilitating genetic disorder which affects the lungs and often the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.

Nominate your Nightingale today

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Have you experienced outstanding hospital care? Do you want to shine the spotlight on a local nurse, healthcare assistant or midwife who has gone that extra mile to make a real difference?

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.

South Tees health heroes to represent North East in NHS Parliamentary Awards

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The NHS in the North East has today revealed the two entries it has chosen as part of ten regional champions for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards, supported by Fuji Film to celebrate outstanding health and care staff helping patients as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. And The James Cook Thoracic Surgical Team has been name as one of the regional champions.