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State-of-the-art robot for pharmacy

Posted on in Services, The trust

A hi-tech robot is helping to ensure patients at The James Cook University Hospital get their medicines quicker. The state-of-the-art automated system, based in the hospital’s main pharmacy, dispenses and labels a required drug in just seven seconds.

Vic talks the walk

Posted on in Support groups, The trust

Long distance charity walker Vic Heaney is set to talk to the Teesside Lymphoma Support Group about his 2010 marathon 1,500 mile trek for pancreatic cancer research

Your chance to influence your health services

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit new governors to help influence the future of its health services. An election will shortly be held for 13 seats on the Council of Governors and anyone who is a member of the trust can put themselves forward.

Scoliosis service celebrates successes

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It was party time for previous scoliosis surgery patients at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough as the service celebrated a highly successful four years.
Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine which occurs in children. The team with the skills to correct the curvature was boosted in 2010, with the appointment of consultant spine surgeons Mr Waleed Hekal and Mr Raman Kalyan.

Becky’s thanks for making her big day complete.

Posted on in Fundraising, The trust

Like every young lady when it comes to her wedding day, Becky Newton had it all planned out and her dad walking her down the aisle was an integral part of the day.

So when her dad Chris was rushed into the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough with sepsis – a potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection – Becky’s plans slipped down her list of priorities as helping her dad’s recovery became her number one goal.

CQC event – Tell us about your care

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The Care Quality Commission is holding a public listening event and would like to hear about your care at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The event takes place on Tuesday 2 December at 6.30pm in the second floor hall of the St Mary’s Centre in Corporation Road, Middlesbrough.