News tagged Friarage Hospital

From hospital grub to a proper hand rub – market place event and annual members meeting

Posted on in Hospitals, Services, The trust

The jokes and jibes about hospital food are endless but have you ever wondered what it really tastes like? Or how clean your hands actually are when you’re visiting a family member on a ward? Now’s your chance to find out next week at a special marketplace event featuring everything from patient dining, volunteering and infection […]

Historical tour for support group

Posted on in Support groups

The next meeting of the Friarage Hospital’s breast cancer support group will feature a guided tour of Northallerton by local historian Jennie Allison. Any member who wishes to attend should meet at All Saints Parish Church on Wednesday 15 July at 7pm.

Trio take a hike for scanner

Posted on in Fundraising, Staff

Three walkers really stepped up to the mark for the Friarage Hospital’s MRI scanner appeal. The intrepid trio – Judith Masterman from the appeals team, Glen Rock, Friarage hospital PA and husband Chris – completed the gruelling Lyke Wake Walk in an impressive 21 hours braving testing conditions and showing incredible spirit.

Monitor announces further action over infection rates

Posted on in The trust

Plans are already in place to tackle infection at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust following today’s announcement that Monitor is taking further action to cut rates of Clostridium difficile. In 2014/2015 the trust reported 76 cases against a target of 49 and already a number of actions have been taken ahead of today’s announcement.

Trust welcomes publication of CQC report

Posted on in The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust today welcomed the publication of the Care Quality Commission’s report following its inspection of the organisation in December 2014. The trust was given an overall rating of ‘requires improvement’ for providing safe and effective care although inspectors found services were caring, responsive and well led.

Trust to showcase its shining stars

Posted on in Awards

Do you know a health service “star” who deserves an award for going that extra mile to help a patient or improve a service? South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s annual Star Awards recognise the work of its staff, volunteers and fundraisers in both its community and hospital settings.

UK’s top midwife joins Friarage maternity centre open day

Posted on in Hospitals, Services, Staff

Midwives and staff at the Friarage maternity centre are opening their doors to the general public for the first time next week to showcase the excellent services that are still available for women and their babies.

Among the visitors will be Cathy Warwick, chief executive of the Royal College of Midwives, who will officially ‘open’ the centre and meet the team who work there.