News tagged Friarage Hospital

Hospitals to provide mask and information stations

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is setting up mask and information stations at its main hospital entrances to provide support to patients and visitors. In line with national guidance to prevent the spread of coronavirus, face coverings must be worn by all patients and visitors entering hospitals or health services from Monday 15 June.

Second year students opt to work early

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More than 150 second year students have opted to start work early, while completing their studies, to help South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust during the coronavirus pandemic. They have been employed by the trust as health care assistants (mid programme students) and will take on extended placements at The James Cook University Hospital, Friarage Hospital, Redcar Primary Care Hospital and East Cleveland Primary Care Hospital as paid members of staff.

A sustainable future for the Friarage Hospital

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The Governing Body of North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group has made a decision on the future of urgent and emergency care at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton. Following a temporary closure of the accident and emergency department in March 2019 due to there being insufficient staffing to deliver a safe service to patients, the CCG opened a formal consultation with the local population on 13 September 2019.

Kindness calls provide a listening ear

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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

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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.

Region’s NHS steps up plans to tackle coronavirus

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Health chiefs in the north east are today announcing that they are now suspending non-urgent patient transport services to hospitals and clinics and starting to postpone non-urgent planned operations and outpatient appointments to ensure the NHS is as prepared as possible for coronavirus.