News tagged Coronavirus

NHS heroes in the community

Posted on in Community services, Staff

Community nursing teams have pulled out all the stops to ensure their most vulnerable patients get the care they need throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams have adapted their ways of working to keep patient visits to a minimum – whether it’s carrying out telephone consultations or teaching families basic wound care.

Kindness calls provide a listening ear

Posted on in Community services

Kindness calls are helping people who are affected by health issues, isolated, lonely or just want to talk during the COVID-19 pandemic. The new telephone service, which has been launched by the Trinity Holistic Centre, offers regular 30 minute phone calls from an experienced team of therapists to provide a listening ear, practical advice and information on local services.

Trust launches Attend Anywhere video appointments

Posted on in Services

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is offering video appointments to patients across an increasing number of services as part of its COVID-19 response. The Attend Anywhere video appointments provide clinicians at The James Cook University Hospital, Friarage Hospital and the trust’s community services with the ability to offer patient consultations that would have otherwise not have been possible due to the current lockdown situation.