Health improvement

Trust continues winter flu campaign

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South Tees has joined the fight against flu this winter by launching a campaign to encourage all staff to be vaccinated. While frontline health workers will be given priority, everyone at the trust – including volunteers and students – will be encouraged to have the flu vaccine to ensure they are protected before the winter season.

Time to shape up?

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Want to get into shape but don’t know where to start? Tried every diet going but nothing seems to work? They why not take advantage of the free services provided by the trust’s health trainers?

Warning of dangers of drinking during pregnancy

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is urging staff, patients and visitors to be more aware of the dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. The maternity unit at The James Cook University Hospital is holding an awareness event on Tuesday 9 September 2014 from 9.30am to 12 noon to mark Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Awareness Day.

Free NHS Health Checks

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is offering staff and visitors the chance to have a free NHS Health Check to assess your risk of developing cardio vascular illnesses. The checks will be available on site at James Cook University Hospital.