Devoted dad Roy Willis is set to lead a 22-mile walk from Saltburn to Whitby to thank the neonatal team that saved his little boy’s life. Baby Dominic was born 14 weeks premature in October 2012 weighing just 2lb 3oz. For three months the neonatal team at The James Cook University Hospital worked hard taking care of him and keeping him alive, saving his life as many as five or six times a day.
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The children’s diabetes teams at The James Cook University Hospital and the Friarage Hospital are urging schools and work places to go blue for World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2012. Staff at both hospitals are planning a number of events to raise awareness of diabetes and raise vital funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and their hospital trust funds which directly benefit local children and young people.
Joanne Wombwell went into labour at just 23 weeks and five days so she was rushed from Chesterfield to Middlesbrough to give her twins the best chance of survival. Joanne and Tony were so impressed with the care and support they received that they nominated the neonatal team as NHS Heroes – A new national scheme designed to recognise the great work that individuals and teams do every day in the NHS.
Young pet lovers at The James Cook University Hospital are in for a treat when pet store colleagues visit their ward on Thursday 4 October.
Ward manager Pippa Smith recently contacted the team at Pets at Home Middlesbrough to see if they would help maintain the two fish tanks located in the children’s ward.
Patients at The James Cook University Hospital will never be short of reading material thanks to the WHSmith Books for Hospital initiative.
Representatives from the WHSmith store at the Middlesbrough hospital visited a number of wards and departments on Monday to hand over an impressive mountain of books worth more than £1,000.