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Is a career in radiotherapy for you?

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is holding an open day on Saturday 15 October 2016, 10am – 12.30pm to encourage both younger and mature students to consider a career ‘at the cutting edge of cancer treatment’ in the challenging but rewarding field of radiotherapy.

Passionate Parkinson’s team pick up Patient Safety Award

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A passionate team who care for some of the most vulnerable patients across South Tees have been rewarded for successfully turning a pilot project into a vital service – in just 10 months. Dedicated professionals from the Parkinson’s Advanced Symptoms Unit (PASU) – the first of its kind in the UK – picked up the ‘Managing Long Term Conditions’ gong at the Patient Safety Awards 2016.

Love Nursing Event a great success!

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Nurses were being recruited through on the spot interviews this morning, during a successful Love Nursing open day at The James Cook University Hospital. Teesside’s biggest hospital opened its doors to newly qualified and experienced nurses, including those who have had a career break or are looking for a change. Potential nurse recruits even got […]

Sue’s shortlisted for ‘Service Improvement Excellence’ Macmillan Award

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A breast cancer outreach nurse has been shortlisted for a prestigious award, recognising the superb care she provides to women in the comfort of their own homes after surgery. Sue Warren, who works in the community and at The James Cook University Hospital, has been shortlisted in the ‘Service Improvement Excellence’ category of the Macmillan […]

Cricket Day Event

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Families are invited to attend a Charity Cricket Match in aid of Trinity Holistic Centre. This is our third family fun day supported by our partners Carillion and takes place on Saturday 10 July at Middlesbrough’s Cricket Club, Green Lane.

Award hopes for Parkinson’s unit

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The Parkinson’s Advanced Symptoms Unit (PASU) at Redcar Primary Care Hospital has been shortlisted for a prestigious award, just nine months after opening. The unit, which provides rapid access, assessments,and home visits for patients with complications arising from their Parkinson’s Disease, has been shortlisted in the ‘Managing long-Term Conditions’ category of the Patient Safety Awards 2016.

Top scores in national patient survey

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The results of the Care Quality Commission’s annual survey of inpatients have been published today (8 June 2016) and South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked among the best performing trusts in two areas. Responses to the adult inpatient survey 2015 were received from 612 patients aged 16 and above who had stayed in hospital for at least one night – a response rate of 52% which was higher than the national average of 47%.