Maternity services at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have gained recognition for their high quality, safe services for mums and their babies following an intensive review.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust welcomed three midwives from Ghana as part of a project involving Kybele – a non-profit humanitarian organisation dedicated to improving childbirth safety worldwide through educational partnerships.
Kybele’s role is to bring professional medical teams into host countries, to work alongside doctors and nurses in their home hospitals, to improve healthcare standards.
Fiona Bryce, clinical director for obstetrics and Kerry Morgan, risk midwife at the trust and Liz Floyd, midwife, are all involved with the Kybele project, working together with Ghana Health Service.
The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough has become the first in the UK to implant a new miniature wireless heart monitor. Cardiologist Nick Linker was the first to insert the Medtronic Reveal LINQ™ device which will primarily be used to help pinpoint why a patient is suffering blackouts or an irregular heartbeat.
Lesley Young was so impressed with the care her father received in Guisborough Primary Care Hospital that she decided to take part in the annual Boxing Day dip at Saltburn.
Before taking the body-numbing plunge into the North Sea, the mum-of-two from Skelton had asked friends and family for donations towards Priory ward where her dad Alan Thorpe had been treated following a stroke earlier in 2013. By the time Christmas had arrived there was £562 riding on her chilly dip dare.
A film premiere with a difference will be held at The James Cook University Hospital to celebrate the work of our volunteers – and the huge contribution they make to South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – as part of a Christmas event.