Health improvement

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.

What’s on your bucket list?

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Staff, visitors and patients at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough are being encouraged to add their wishes to a giant bucket list to mark Dying Matters Awareness Week (12-18 May 2014). The hospital’s bereavement team is holding an all-day awareness event on Monday 12 May and will be encouraging people to pin up […]

Be alert to symptoms of lung cancer

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is supporting the Be Clear on Cancer lung cancer campaign. The campaign, running across England until the end of April, will see adverts on TV, radio and in the press.

Staff and patients urged to battle cravings

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Smokers are being urged to prepare for battle and attempt to give up cigarettes for good to mark national No Smoking Day. This year’s No Smoking Day campaign takes place on Wednesday 12 March and has a ‘V for Victory’ theme which aims to inspire hundreds of thousands of smokers across the country to win the fight against cigarettes.