A family bereavement room at The James Cook University Hospital has been given a much needed makeover thanks to patients and support groups who teamed up to turn a vision into reality.
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Thousands of pounds worth of new books has been donated to the children’s ward at The James Cook University Hospital thanks to the hard work of an independent book seller and the generosity of local businesses. Sarah Gatenby, an independent Usborne Books at Home organiser who runs Wise Owl Reading Tree, collected donations from businesses and housing companies to create a new reading library in the children’s ward.
Patients have been self-administrating an asthma injection that they would previously have to come into hospital for every two weeks. In the past respiratory patients at The James Cook University Hospital have had to travel to the outpatients department to receive their Omalizumab injection, which for some has been an inconvenience on their family and working life for years.
People with symptoms of the winter sickness bug, norovirus are being encouraged to remain at home until at least 48 hours after their symptoms have ceased. Norovirus is one the most of common winter sickness bugs circulating in the community at this time of year
Teesside Cystic Fibrosis Service has scooped £5,000 from Middlesbrough and Teesside Philanthropic Foundation’s Golden Giveaway. The cystic fibrosis service cares for children in the Teesside area with this debilitating genetic disorder which affects the lungs and often the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.