On the run in Tom’s memory

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Intrepid Darren Hodgson is really going that extra mile by running the ASICS Greater Manchester marathon in Trafford on Sunday 19 April 2015. Darren, 41, from Thirsk is taking on this mammoth challenge in memory of his dad – Tom Hodgson – who passed away at the Lambert Memorial Community Hospital in Thirsk, five years ago in May 2010.

Who cares wins: Fancy a game?

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Nursing staff can now show their caring qualities with a touch of competitiveness after a board game focussing on these attributes has been produced by a team of Teesside-based nurses. A group of senior nurses and clinical matrons came up with, and developed, the idea of ‘Who Cares Wins’ while working on the wards and departments at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough and Friarage Hospital in Northallerton.

Paul puts South Tees centre stage

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Senior charge nurse Paul Rafferty is helping to put South Tees’ name on the map after being asked to chair a national conference. Paul will chair the ‘effective ward managers’ one-day event in London, after being recognised for the work has done around implementing the 6Cs of nursing on his own particular ward at The James Cook University Hospital.

Hello my name is campaign launch

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is joining a massive social media movement launched by a terminally ill doctor to boost compassionate care. The ‘Hello my name is…’ campaign was spearheaded by Dr Kate Granger, a young hospital consultant from Yorkshire who became frustrated with the number of staff who failed to introduce themselves to her when she was in hospital.

Mayor backs sepsis campaign

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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.

The patter of slightly larger feet

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The neonatal team at The James Cook University Hospital, who, after having witnessed some fantastic fundraising efforts for the unit over the past years, are pulling on their running shoes to tackle the 2014 BUPA Great North Run.