South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has signed a national pledge to go smokefree by March 2019. The 12-month countdown officially starts this Wednesday – National No Smoking Day – with the launch of a hard-hitting campaign to stop people smoking in the women and children’s entrance way at The James Cook University Hospital.
News tagged Maternity
EXTRA special babies born at The Friarage Maternity Centre (FMC) have been given a star role – inviting mums to be to a forthcoming open day! Women and families across Teesside and North Yorkshire who are expecting or planning for a baby in the future are welcome to attend the event, at the Friarage’s midwifery-led unit on Tuesday 24 January 2017.
A Christmas remembrance service for babies who have passed away around the time of their birth is to be held this Sunday (4 December 2016). The service, led by hospital chaplain Sarah Ramsden, will take place at Grove Hill Methodist Church in Middlesbrough at 3pm.
A community nursing team who helped fulfil a patient’s wish to die at home, a nurse who organised a wedding for a terminally ill patient and another who wrote a book for siblings about their little brother or sister’s stay in the neonatal unit. These are just a few examples of care and compassion above and beyond the call of duty recognised at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s annual Nightingale Awards.
Midwives are throwing a very special first birthday party at the Friarage Hospital next Tuesday (6 October) – and you’re all invited! To celebrate the anniversary of the opening of the midwifery-led unit and maternity centre at the Northallerton hospital, women and babies who’ve used the services – and anyone who may use them in the future – are invited to drop-in for ‘tea and cake’ between 11am and 4pm.
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.