Trevor Smith from Castleton, North Yorkshire, wanted to do something amazing to thank the caring staff on cardiology wards 30 and 31 at The James Cook University Hospital who looked after him when he had major heart surgery.
The Trinity Holstic Centre will need to find an additional £2,200 this year – to replace two beds that have broken down in the last week. More than 100 patients a month suffering from cancer and other long-term conditions could miss out on complementary therapies, after the two beds broke down within days.
An eye doctor from The James Cook University Hospital is jetting off to Africa to join the fight against blindness in rural Angola. Chrisjan Dees will spend a month treating patients and training much-needed doctors but ahead of his October flight he is hoping to raise £4,800 to enable him to buy three essential pieces of kit.
Healthcare fundraisers have spoken of their dismay and disgust after thieves broke into the MRI scanner appeal collection stand at the Friarage Hospital. The charity box was broken into on Saturday night around 7.30pm during hospital visiting hours. South Tees Hospitals charity has now posted details about the theft on Facebook in an effort to identify those responsible.