John Cassell a 36-year-old IT coordinator from Redcar was so moved by the plight of a nine-year-old girl who needed a kidney that he decided to take action. After some research and ringing round John discovered that the renal unit at The James Cook University Hospital undertakes a lot of the pre-work prior to the actual transplant operation
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We are currently experiencing intermittent problems with our telephone lines at The James Cook University Hospital. This is affecting some incoming external calls to our switchboard and Patient Connect.
A tree has been planted in memory of hospital supervisor Jennifer Chilver who often helped raise money for cancer services and tragically died from breast cancer at the age of 51. In a well-attended ceremony at The James Cook University Hospital, Jennifer was remembered as a much-loved wife, parent, friend and colleague by family and friends including husband Steven Chilver and son Ryan Reed. The tree, which was planted on the James Cook site, was donated by Jennifer’s former colleagues.
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust today responded to the publication of the Care Quality Commission’s inspection report.
Staff at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have picked up two awards for helping patients to quit smoking. The surgical pre-assessment team at The James Cook University Hospital and the trust’s maternity department received special recognition in the South Tees Stop Smoking Service 2018/19 Awards.
The James Cook University Hospital has become the first NHS hospital in the North to offer a cutting-edge implant to prostate cancer patients which can reduce radiotherapy side effects by up to 70%. SpaceOAR® hydrogel is injected into the space between the prostate and the rectum before treatment to reduce radiation exposure and minimise damage to healthy tissue.