Radiographers at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to have been named the Northern Regional Team of the Year for 2013 by the Society and College of Radiographers. The team of radiotherapy treatment floor staff were nominated as they have worked tirelessly over the last number of years to maintain high standards of patient care and treatment delivery during a period of rapid change.
The radiotherapy department at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough is opening for a special career open day to highlight the careers working in radiotherapy. The careers open day is being held on Saturday 14 September 2013 between 10am and 12.30pm to offer expert advice on the role and how to train in this specialist area.
A full-scale evacuation of a smoke-filled hospital ward was staged as part of a training exercise for emergency services. Mock emergency exercise smokescreen was held at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton on Wednesday 4 September 2013, to test and develop staff emergency training and procedures in a ‘real life, real time’ situation. South Tees Hospitals NHS […]
Surgeons at The James Cook University Hospital performed their first rib plating operation to save the life of a farmer who was trampled by a bull. Derek Thompson, 69, was left fighting for his life with 22 fractured ribs when he was hit by a bull while rounding up his cattle. Cardiothoracic surgeon Joel Dunning teamed up with orthopaedic surgeon James McVie to perform the hospital’s first rib plating procedure.
When a cycling accident left Michael Bonney without the use of his arms, legs or lungs he was determined not to give up. Within just six weeks the managing director of Orange Mountain Bikes was able to operate an iPad using a purpose built mouth stick specially designed for him by the medical physics department at The James Cook University Hospital.
The chief executive of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Tricia Hart, has been ranked in the ‘top 10’ of most influential clinical leaders in England. Professor Hart was placed at number ten in the HSJ’s clinical leaders list, launched this year, which looked for clinicians influencing policy, innovation and service transformation.