Super troupers!

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The Fuzion dance group have raised a further £2,000 for the neurosurgery department at James Cook. Over the last five years they have donated almost £12,500.

Kidney patients stride out for charity walk

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The North East Kidney Patients Association (NEKPA) (based at James Cook) is planning a sponsored walk to raise funds for kidney patients in the North East region. NEKPA are meeting at Great Ayton Village Green, on Sunday 8 June 2014; registration from 9am for a prompt 10am start of a 5 mile walk attended by the Middlesbrough Ramblers, who will accompany entrants and supervise throughout.

Matt scores a bit hit with his special thank you to staff

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Marske United footballer Matt Crossen returned to the stroke rehabilitation unit (ward 28) at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough to present the staff with a framed ‘thank you’ and a cheque for £2,000.

The 23 year-old underwent a successful thrombectomy (clot-removing treatment) in November last year after suffering a stroke at work.

Stepping out for Dalton

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Grateful  parents Tracy Cooper and Richard Norman are going that extra mile to thank the neonatal team that saved their son’s life. Dalton was born six weeks prematurely on Christmas day 2013 at The James Cook University Hospital, and the Middlesbrough couple wanted to thank the caring staff on the neonatal unit for taking care […]

Teeing off for charity

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Golfers will be taking to the fairways to help local charity – The Look A Head Cancer Campaign – at a special golf day at Rockcliffe Hall’s championship golf course at Hurworth on Wednesday 27 August.

‘Dip’ boosts Priory ward

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Lesley Young was so impressed with the care her father received in Guisborough Primary Care Hospital that she decided to take part in the annual Boxing Day dip at Saltburn.
Before taking the body-numbing plunge into the North Sea, the mum-of-two from Skelton had asked friends and family for donations towards Priory ward where her dad Alan Thorpe had been treated following a stroke earlier in 2013. By the time Christmas had arrived there was £562 riding on her chilly dip dare.