Thousands of pounds worth of new books has been donated to the children’s ward at The James Cook University Hospital thanks to the hard work of an independent book seller and the generosity of local businesses. Sarah Gatenby, an independent Usborne Books at Home organiser who runs Wise Owl Reading Tree, collected donations from businesses and housing companies to create a new reading library in the children’s ward.
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Teesside Cystic Fibrosis Service has scooped £5,000 from Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation’s Golden Giveaway. The cystic fibrosis service cares for children in the Teesside area with this debilitating genetic disorder which affects the lungs and often the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.
She may only have been in the world for 22 hours, but Evelyn Olivia Elliott has left a lasting legacy to help other very poorly babies on the neonatal unit at The James Cook University Hospital. Inspired to raise funds in her memory, parents Rebekah Taylor and Michael Elliott have collected more than £10,000 to buy a new state-of-the-art incubator for the Middlesbrough hospital.
The children’s critical care unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough has become one of the first units of its kind in the country to be independently commissioned to provide high dependency care.
Neonatal unit staff are redesigning their garden space to create a relaxing place for all of the families using the women and children’s departments at The James Cook University Hospital.