News tagged Guisborough Hospital

Our thanks to ‘wonderful’ Priory ward staff

Posted on in Community services, Fundraising, Hospitals

Lynn Jolly and Paul Waugh popped in to Guisborough Primary Care Hospital’s Priory ward to hand over donations in appreciation for the staff’s kindness to Lynn’s late father and to friends of Paul. Lynn, whose father Tom Brown passed away on the ward recently, handed over a cheque for £210 which were the proceeds from the collection at the funeral. Paul gave £300 to the staff for the “friendly and compassionate” way they treated his friends.

Drive to improve dementia care

Posted on in Services, Staff, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is launching a five-year drive to improve hospital care for patients with dementia. With more than 32,500 people in the North East living with dementia, and this number expected to double in the next 30 years, the trust – which runs The James Cook University Hospital, Friarage Hospital and […]

Health trust ranked among the best in country

Posted on in Hospitals, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked among the best in the country in a comprehensive review by the health service regulator. The Care Quality Commission’s new hospital inspection programme places 161 trusts across the country into six bands according to performance in 150 key areas. South Tees is one of only 37 trusts nationally and two in the North East to be rated as Band 6 – the lowest risk group.

Annual members meeting

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is holding its Annual Members Meeting on Tuesday 23 July 2013 in the academic centre at The James Cook University Hospital. This year there will be a market place event from 11am to 1pm where some of the trust’s achievements from the last year will be showcased. The formal meeting will take place at 12 noon in the centre’s Ian Haslock lecture theatre.

Trust wins thirteenth annual award for excellence

Posted on in Awards, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals for the thirteenth year running. The 40Top award is given to the 40 top performing CHKS client trusts and is based on the evaluation of 22 key performance indicators covering safety, clinical effectiveness, health outcomes, efficiency, patient experience and quality of care.

Essential works at Guisborough Hospital

Posted on in Community services, Hospitals

Eighteen patients were transferred from Guisborough Primary Care Hospital at the weekend after workmen detected an underground gas leak. While the leak was immediately capped off and made safe, the patients – all elderly – were moved to other primary care hospitals in the area including Carter Bequest, Redcar and East Cleveland as there was no heating and hot water supply.

Trust committed to being dementia friendly

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has successfully formally committed to becoming a dementia friendly organisation. The trust is committed to address the five conditions to becoming dementia friendly after being accepted by the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA) and South Tees is the largest trust and one of the first to have committed formally to the DAA’s ‘Call to Action’.

Dig out your old photographs

Posted on in Hospitals, Services

The dementia team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is urging people to dig out their photographs of local scenes from years gone by. As part of an on-going project to make the trust more dementia friendly the team have invested in five digital interactive screens from My Life Software™.