Vintage makeover leaves community patients feeling nostalgic

Posted on in Community services, Fundraising, Hospitals

When spending time in East Cleveland Primary Care Hospital’s Tocketts Ward you wouldn’t be in the wrong for forgetting you were in a hospital setting. That’s because it has been given a vintage makeover to help its patients, who often have dementia, feel less anxious and a little more at home.

New laparoscopic theatres open

Posted on in Hospitals

Two new state-of-the-art laparoscopic theatres have been officially unveiled at The James Cook University Hospital. The purpose-built operating theatres feature advanced imaging technologies with multiple flat-screen monitors and leading edge laparoscopic equipment.

Keep doing your bit and use services sensibly as restrictions continue to ease

Posted on in Hospitals, Services

Front-line NHS teams across the North East and North Cumbria are asking people to do their bit and use health services sensibly as restrictions continue to ease. The NHS across the region is seeing an increase in the number of people attending A&E departments, many of whom could have sought advice from a service more appropriate for their needs.