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Artist designs People’s Medal to thank NHS staff

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South Tees Hospitals Charity has teamed up with local artist Mackenzie Thorpe and volunteer-run UK recognition campaign Pin Your Thanks to present a bespoke pin badge to every member of staff across its hospitals and healthcare services in recognition of their unfailing dedication, hard work and support for patients, service users and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Therapists take on new challenges

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WITH many services limited to urgent appointments during the coronavirus pandemic, therapy teams have found themselves taking on a range of different roles. A number of therapists at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been temporarily redeployed to support stroke and rehabilitation services in community hospitals, ensuring their skills are still put to good use.

Care in a Crisis photography project

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A gallery of striking images showcasing some of the extraordinary work carried out by The James Cook University Hospital team during the coronavirus pandemic has been launched by photographer and teaching fellow Matthew Jones. Taken inside the Middlesbrough hospital’s critical care department, the project documents the pressure, the challenges, the camaraderie and the kindness shown by this incredible team in the most difficult times. 

Mark Lowe tribute

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust sadly has to announce that Mark Lowe, a porter with The James Cook University Hospital radiology team, passed away on Thursday 28 May after testing positive for COVID-19.