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Friarage phoneline issue resolved

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We are pleased to confirm that the earlier issues with the telephone lines at the Friarage Hospital have now been resolved by the external supplier.

Trust innovations showcased in #NHS70 programme

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A special programme to celebrate 70 years of the NHS shows how South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is leading the way when it comes to transforming healthcare services. Innovation at the Trust has brought patients the absolute best, from revolutionising urgent and emergency care procedures, to speeding up how quickly those with cancer are treated.

Patient Connect technical issues

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We are currently experiencing technical issues with some of our call software which may be preventing patients and staff from contacting Patient Connect. If your call is of an urgent nature please continue to call through. For all other enquiries we would ask that you call back after 2pm when call volumes should be reduced.

The NHS Big 7Tea

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The NHS is turning 70 this year and what better way to celebrate one of the nation’s most loved institutions than with a cup of tea. But this will be more than just a regular brew. On and around 5 July, people up and down the country will get together to raise a cuppa to our beloved NHS and raise funds for NHS charities.

New trial to improve lives of long-term painkiller users

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Researchers in health and education are leading a new trial that aims to reduce patients’ dependency on strong pain killers. South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Warwick have developed a support programme that they hope will help people with long term pain reduce their dependency on opioids and improve their quality of life.

#WhatWouldYouDo?

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Your GP Surgery is closed and you feel really unwell, #WhatWouldYouDo? South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has launched a hard-hitting campaign urging people to consider their urgent care options, asking #WhatWouldYouDo?

Services provided by Carillion plc

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We want to reassure our patients and staff that these services on The James Cook University Hospital site remain open as normal. We have planned extensively and will be working hard to minimise any disruption. Patients should turn up for appointments as planned.

One-stop health shop to prepare for surgery!

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A comprehensive health and wellbeing programme for patients due to have major surgery has been made a reality thanks to a £75,000 grant from the Health Foundation. Believed to be the first collaborative venture of its kind, a team of doctors, physiotherapists, exercise scientists, public health specialists and Allied Healthcare Professionals will be working together in a bid to improve patient health and wellbeing prior to surgery.