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Consultants gear up for 1st UK cycling symposium

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A team of consultants from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be taking to the road as part of the first-ever ‘Cycling Symposium’ across the UK. The gruelling seven-day ride, organised by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), will go from Southampton to Edinburgh starting on 1 September, stopping each day to conduct a series of masterclasses on key surgical topics.

Trust supports Organ Donation Week

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The Trust has pledged to help save lives by supporting Organ Donation Week from September 3 to 9. The national NHS campaign is asking people to talk to their families about organ donation to increase the number of people whose lives can be saved or transformed by an organ transplant.

Radiotherapy Careers Clearing Open Day

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The James Cook University Hospital is hosting a Radiotherapy Careers Clearing Open Day on Saturday 18 August. The event takes place in the Radiotherapy Department, near North Entrance, from 10am to 12noon. Whether you are looking to embark on your first career after receiving your A-level results or it’s simply time for a new challenge, come along to find out more about the role of a therapeutic radiographer, the department and the clinical placements available.

Instant access to NRT on all wards

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Every  ward across the trust now has supplies of nicotine replacement therapy to offer inpatients instant access to smoking cessation support. The move forms part of the trust’s pledge to become totally smokefree by March 2019.

New blackout service to open at Friarage Hospital

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Patients who suffer from blackouts can often find themselves facing numerous medical appointments and tests to find the exact cause of the problem. But those attending the Friarage Hospital are set to be diagnosed faster in the future thanks to the introduction of a blackout service which will enable people to be assessed by a range of specialists in one place.

Residential course offers unique opportunity for ‘wannabe’ doctors

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Future doctors from low-income backgrounds are attending a unique residential course at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough this week. The week-long programme features live theatre lectures, practical workshops and the chance to speak to consultants from a range of specialties in a unique career carousel event.