Nursing assistant Rick Betts has been called up as one of four athletics coaches to travel to the Brazilian Paralympic Schools Games athletics tournament in the South American country.
Critical care staff at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are continuing to step up their fight against sepsis, which claims 37,000 lives in the UK every year. Staff hosted an event in the atrium at The James Cook University Hospital on International World Sepsis Day (12 September 2014) to raise awareness about this life-threatening condition.
Visitors to The James Cook University Hospital could have been forgiven for doing a double take when trolley loads of artificial arms and legs were wheeled out across the car park for a good cause. More than 70 unwanted prosthetic limbs from the disablement services centre were piled into the back of cars to help transform the lives of amputees in Africa.