Nightingale winners revealed on International Nurses Day

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A community nursing team who helped fulfil a patient’s wish to die at home, a nurse who organised a wedding for a terminally ill patient and another who wrote a book for siblings about their little brother or sister’s stay in the neonatal unit. These are just a few examples of care and compassion above and beyond the call of duty recognised at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s annual Nightingale Awards.

Dementia awareness week events

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Dementia awareness week is upon us once again and we will be holding a signposting, advice and information stands in the atrium at The James Cook University Hospital on Wednesday 18 May, 10am to 2pm.

James Cook consultants and surgeons support Tour de Yorkshire

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Consultants and surgeons from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust came out to support Tour de Yorkshire cyclists as they whizzed past The James Cook University Hospital on Marton Road. The Vascular and Endovascular surgery department joined forces with the trust’s Specialist Weight Management Service, The Circulation Foundation and colleagues from South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to serve up tasty and heart healthy Mediterranean treats to the crowds who came out to cheer on the cyclists.

Busy times ahead at A&E as Tour De Yorkshire leaves Middlesbrough

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Teesside’s biggest hospital is reminding patients that A&E doesn’t mean Absolutely Everything this Bank Holiday weekend – and minor illnesses or injuries can be treated more quickly elsewhere. The James Cook University Hospital could be even busier than usual this May Bank Holiday, as the Tour De Yorkshire event comes to Middlesbrough.

Therapeutic care celebrates Queen’s 90th birthday

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The Queen celebrates her 90th birthday on 21 April 2016. To celebrate, the therapeutic care team will be holding a street party in the atrium on Friday 22 April 2016 from 1.30pm to 3.30pm. There will be – refreshments, photo booth, balloon modelling, knitting, story corner, crafts, choir, musicians and entertainers.