News tagged Friarage Hospital

Ultrasound technology will improve patient experience

Posted on in Fundraising, The Friarage

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.

Over £28,000 raised for the Friarage as Thirsk man wins new car

Posted on in 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.

Top marks for Friarage Clinical Decisions Unit

Posted on in Hospitals

The Friarage Hospital’s clinical decisions unit has been rated top of the class when it comes to treating patients safely and efficiently. The unit scored 100% across the board during a recent benchmark audit by the Society of Acute Medicine, making it the best performing in the country.

Cancer centre wins architectural award for outstanding community benefit

Posted on in Hospitals, Services

The new cancer centre at the Friarage Hospital has won the Community Benefit Award at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Yorkshire and Humber regional finals. The Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, a purpose built £10million building offers the very best in cancer care. Designed and developed to provide the best possible environment for those living with cancer.