Dementia awareness week is taking place the 18 to 22 May 2015. The dementia team is holding events at James Cook on 18 May and the Friarage on 22 May.
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Patients are being asked to return medical equipment and medical aids that they borrowed from South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, if they no longer require them. This reminder is aimed at those who may have been given crutches, a wheelchair, a nebuliser or any other piece of equipment when discharged from hospital and now, after recuperation and rehabilitation, they no longer require the items.
The opening times of the short-stay paediatric assessment unit (SSPAU) at the Friarage Hospital are to be increased over weekends and Bank Holidays from the end of next month (May) following the appointment of a new consultant.
From 23/24 May, the unit will extend its opening hours from 10am to 5pm to 10am to 7pm every Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday. Weekday opening hours will remain at 10am to 8pm for the time being.
THE midwife-led maternity centre at the Friarage Hospital in Northallerton has been praised by UNICEF’s UK baby friendly initiative, for the promotion of breastfeeding. The centre met all of the criteria relating to Stage 3 accreditation and now has the same level of accolade as the maternity unit at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.
The Trinity Holistic Centre is holding two information days to encourage more volunteers to join its highly valued team. As a charitable service the centre relies heavily on its volunteers and following significant expansion it is looking to recruit to a number of roles covering The James Cook University Hospital, Redcar Primary Care Hospital and Friarage Hospital sites.