Friarage Hospital in Northallerton is to benefit from a £1million investment to kick-start the development of a new diagnostic hub and remove disused buildings on the site which were built more than 70 years ago. The new diagnostic hub will provide state-of-the-art facilities for patients undergoing urology and endoscopy procedures.
Surgical teams have performed their first regional anaesthetic procedure at Redcar Primary Care Hospital. Utilising the hospital’s newly commissioned operating theatre, the hand service at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust performed Redcar Hospital’s first regional anaesthetic on 9 November, paving the way for a much wider range of procedures at the community site.
Staff and patients have launched a £500,000 appeal to transform the kidney unit at The James Cook University Hospital. The hospital’s renal team provides more than 3,000 outpatient appointments every year, but they want to ensure this outstanding care is delivered in a first class facility – and they need your help to make it happen!
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has become one of only three NHS trusts in the country to have three of its own surgical robots – and now has the potential to become a national centre of excellence. Surgical teams at The James Cook University Hospital now have three da Vinci robots which means more patients than ever before can benefit from minimally invasive surgery.