Friarage Hospital in Northallerton is to benefit from a £1million investment to kick-start the development of a new diagnostic hub and remove disused buildings on the site which were built more than 70 years ago. The new diagnostic hub will provide state-of-the-art facilities for patients undergoing urology and endoscopy procedures.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has become one of only three NHS trusts in the country to have three of its own surgical robots – and now has the potential to become a national centre of excellence. Surgical teams at The James Cook University Hospital now have three da Vinci robots which means more patients than ever before can benefit from minimally invasive surgery.
Health chiefs across the North East and North Cumbria are warning local communities to remain vigilant and #doyourbit to prevent lockdowns and protect each other from coronavirus.
Senior health care leaders from the Tees Valley and County Durham have come together in creating a video message to let the public know that their hospitals are still open, and people should not ignore crucial life limiting symptoms.