News tagged James Cook Hospital

Jean on the road to recovery following speedy valve replacement

Posted on in Services

When 74-year-old Jean Theaker was told she needed a valve replacement she was worried she would have to wait months if not years for her procedure. But, the retired shop assistant from North Skelton was pleasantly surprised to be told at her consultation that she’d be having her procedure the following week at The James Cook University Hospital.

‘Get vaccinated, it’s not worth the risk’ says new mum who contracted COVID-19

Posted on in The trust

A mum who thought she was going to die after contracting COVID-19 is encouraging pregnant women to not put off getting their vaccine. Lucy Smith, from Thornaby, in Stockton-on-Tees, was planning on getting her COVID vaccine after giving birth to her baby girl as she was worried about what the side effects would be for her and her daughter.

New laparoscopic theatres open

Posted on in Hospitals

Two new state-of-the-art laparoscopic theatres have been officially unveiled at The James Cook University Hospital. The purpose-built operating theatres feature advanced imaging technologies with multiple flat-screen monitors and leading edge laparoscopic equipment.