A dedicated joint-replacement service at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton is getting patients home faster and reducing waiting times. In the past patients receiving hip and knee replacements often spent up to five days in a hospital bed after their procedure.
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Patients undergoing short medical procedures can now administer their own pain relief thanks to a small handheld inhaler. The novel pain control method has been introduced at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton and has completely eliminated the need for anaesthetic or intravenous drugs for patients using it.
The next meeting of the Friarage Breast Cancer Support Group will be held on Wednesday 20 November at 7pm.
Two new state-of-the-art ultrasound scanners are set to reduce discomfort and speed up recovery for patients undergoing mastectomies and other surgical procedures at the Friarage Hospital. The scanners, which significantly reduce discomfort through the more accurate use of an anaesthetic technique called nerve blocking, have been provided thanks to a £42,000 investment from the Friends of the Friarage.
A Thirsk man is celebrating after winning a brand-new car as part of a charitable initiative that raised more than £28,000 for a local hospital charity. Andy Billany from Thirsk won the Peugeot 208, which was supplied by Simon Bailes Peugeot, in a raffle to raise funds for the Friends of the Friarage – a charity that supports Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital, part of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.