Hospitals

Cycling road race coming to North Yorkshire

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The UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) Road Race World Championship 2019 will take place across Yorkshire over nine days, starting on Saturday 21 September and ending on Sunday 29 September.

Telephone line issues

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We are currently experiencing intermittent problems with our telephone lines at The James Cook University Hospital. This is affecting some incoming external calls to our switchboard and Patient Connect.

Top marks for Friarage Clinical Decisions Unit

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The Friarage Hospital’s clinical decisions unit has been rated top of the class when it comes to treating patients safely and efficiently. The unit scored 100% across the board during a recent benchmark audit by the Society of Acute Medicine, making it the best performing in the country.

Cancer centre wins architectural award for outstanding community benefit

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The new cancer centre at the Friarage Hospital has won the Community Benefit Award at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire and Humber regional finals. The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, a purpose built £10million building offers the very best in cancer care. Designed and developed to provide the best possible environment for those living with cancer.

Join our growing community of volunteers

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When South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust introduced its therapeutic care volunteer scheme in 2013 there were eight volunteers – today we have a growing community of more than 500! And this year sees the launch of our Therapeutic Support @ South Tees programme with all volunteers brought together under one team to help make a real difference to our patients and visitors.

Trust records lowest Clostridium difficile rate

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust had its lowest ever level of trust apportioned Clostridium difficile last year. A total of 41 trust apportioned cases of Clostridium difficile were recorded in 2018/19 compared to 48 the previous year – and safely below its annual target of no more than 54.

Surgeons team up to treat the untreatable

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For as long as he can remember Daniel Anczarski was told the abnormal growth on his neck was incurable – experts said it was too dangerous to even attempt to remove it as there was a risk he could bleed to death. But two specialist consultants at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have teamed up to successfully treat the vascular malformation birthmark with a series of carefully administered injections which have delivered “miraculous” and life-saving results.