Nominate your Nightingale

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Do you know a nurse, healthcare assistant or midwife who has gone above and beyond the call of duty? South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking for nominations for its annual Nightingale Awards which recognise the hard work and dedication of nursing and midwifery staff at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough, Friarage Hospital in Northallerton and local community hospitals and health services.

Jamie lands two top Nightingale awards

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Each year, the nurse and midwife consultants at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ask for nominations from staff and patients highlighting nursing and midwifery staff who have gone above and beyond their duty to deliver exceptional patient care.
This year the overall winner was 27 year-old Jamie Goldswain. Jamie is not only the first male to pick up the coveted award but he is also the first non-registered nurse to collect the prize in the ten years the awards scheme has been running.

Environmental award for exceptional team

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Staff on ward 14 at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough are celebrating after achieving a Macmillan Quality Environmental Mark. The quality mark is used to assess whether cancer care environments meet the standards required by people living with cancer.

Trust to showcase its shining stars

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Do you know someone at South Tees who is a ‘star’ and deserves an award for going that extra mile to help a patient or improve a service? If so, then you can nominate them in the trust’s annual star awards, an event which recognises the work of staff, volunteers and fundraisers across the entire organisation.

Dedicated duo land a national rheumatoid arthritis award

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Occupational therapist Sheelagh Baldry and her physiotherapist colleague Kay West were among the ten winners from across the UK of the National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society (NRAS) Healthcare Champions Awards.

The proud pair were honoured at a special reception held last night in the Macmillan room in the House of Commons, where the awards were presented by the Home Secretary and NRAS patron, The Rt Hon Theresa May MP.

Nurses scoop two top awards

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating after winning two national titles at this year’s Nursing Times Awards. Senior nurse for speciality medicine Audrey Kirby was named Nurse Leader of the Year and the heart failure team came home with the Cardiovascular Service Award.

Staff’s delight at landing regional award

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Radiographers at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to have been named the Northern Regional Team of the Year for 2013 by the Society and College of Radiographers. The team of radiotherapy treatment floor staff were nominated as they have worked tirelessly over the last number of years to maintain high standards of patient care and treatment delivery during a period of rapid change.