News tagged Cancer

Trio’s challenge for cancer

Posted on in Fundraising, Hospitals

An intrepid trio are tackling the gruelling 146 mile coast-to-coast cycle ride from Whitehaven to Sunderland to help future cancer patients and to thank the caring hospital staff at The James Cook University Hospital for looking after loved ones.Adrian Robson’s wife, Claire, has had more than her fair share of ill health. Accompanied by Claire’s dad, Derek Walker and close family friend David Cowdell he is taking on this challenging cycle ride to thank the dedicated staff from the department of radiotherapy and oncology’s Endeavour unit and chemotherapy day unit – the two hospital department’s where she is receiving treatment

Partnership forged to improve treatment and outcomes for cancer patients

Posted on in Services, The trust

An innovative partnership has been forged to improve treatment and outcomes for cancer patients across Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire. The Macmillan Integration of Cancer Care (MacICC) Programme – a collaboration between Macmillan Cancer Support, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and health and social care partners – looks at the whole patient journey […]

Cancer team’s survey appeal

Posted on in Services, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is appealing to patients to take part in the annual national cancer patient experience survey.

The survey, undertaken by Quality Health, looks at the quality of care provided by all 153 acute and specialist NHS trusts in England that provide adult acute cancer services.

Touching moment as patient weds in Holistic Centre

Posted on in Fundraising, Services, Staff, Support groups, The trust

In a beautiful ivory, embellished gown – kindly donated by Laura Day bridal wear at less than a day’s notice – Annalise, 45, who is a cancer patient on ward 14 at The James Cook University Hospital, dazzled.

Tears were shed as the Redcar couple made their vows in front of family, friends and the dedicated nurses and hospital staff who have cared for Annalise and supported her family.

Car smoking ban coincides with Stoptober

Posted on in Community services, Health improvement, Staff, The trust

Smokers who light up in vehicles with children present face £50 fine from today – but the penalty could be far worse, as little ones face increased risk of serious illness. That’s the message from Public Health England and Fresh Smoke Free North East today, as Stoptober begins on the same day a new law banning smoking in vehicles transporting under 18s comes into force.

Join us for a cuppa!

Posted on in Fundraising

Where will you be enjoying your cuppa for the World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 25 September? Why not join our Macmillan volunteers at The James Cook University Hospital for a cup of coffee, a spin on the tombola and a delicious cake or two?