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Diabetes education for grandparents

Posted on in Services

The children’s diabetes team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is holding a grandparents’ educational coffee morning to increase their confidence of caring for their grandchild, niece, nephew, cousin, godchild or friend’s child. Although predominantly aimed at grandparents this event, which is being held at MIMA in Central Square, Middlesbrough between 10am and noon on Friday 15 November, is open to the extended family members, friends and child minders of any child or young person with type 1 diabetes.

Exercise mini mash

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A special event to raise awareness of the Defence Medical Services – uniformed medical and dental personnel from all three services – and their important role and responsibilities is being held at The James Cook University Hospital. Exercise mini-MASH will provide an ideal opportunity for hospital staff, patients and the public to see what an Army field hospital looks like, and to find out all about what military staff do when they go on operational duties around the world.

Christmas crafts

Posted on in Support groups

Anyone who has been affected by breast cancer is invited to attend the Friarage Hospital’s breast cancer support group on Wednesday 20 November. Held in the hospital’s Scott Suite from 7pm to 9pm, the informal meeting will include a demonstration of Christmas Cards by Sue Bailey followed by a coffee and a chat.

Step in the right direction

Posted on in Fundraising, Hospitals, Staff

Caring ward staff at the Friarage Hospital are going that extra mile to raise funds for the hospital’s magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner appeal. MRI scanners are used to diagnose a wide range of health conditions. A scanner for the Friarage will be a valuable resource for medical teams and a welcome addition to the diagnostic services currently available at the Northallerton hospital.

Sainsbury’s Middlesbrough choose holistic cancer care as charity partner

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Sainsbury’s in Middlesbrough have chosen the holistic cancer care centre as their local charity. Staff from the store are planning to raise money, awareness and support for the centre at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough which provides therapies, ranging from aromatherapy to acupuncture, to support cancer patients through their conventional cancer treatment.

Local people invited to give their view on plans to extend services for cancer patients

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Local people have the chance to have their say on how all cancer patients could benefit from exciting plans to improve the holistic service at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. For ten years patients under the care of a specialist cancer consultant (oncologist) have been benefiting from therapies, ranging from aromatherapy to acupuncture, provided to support people through their conventional cancer treatment. Now as the service based in the holistic cancer care centre on the hospital site prepares to celebrate its tenth anniversary, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is inviting local people to an open afternoon at the centre to seek their views on plans to re-vamp the service.

Waist Removal service expands

Posted on in Community services, Health improvement

Following on from the success of the monthly men’s health service ‘Waist removal’ in Middlesbrough, the same free service is now available in Redcar twice a month. The new free men’s health service will take place on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month, beginning on 13 June, at the Fire Escape, Redcar Fire Station, Trunk Road, Redcar from 5pm to 8pm and is open to all males aged 18 and over.