News tagged Redcar Hospital

Artist designs People’s Medal to thank NHS staff

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South Tees Hospitals Charity has teamed up with local artist Mackenzie Thorpe and volunteer-run UK recognition campaign Pin Your Thanks to present a bespoke pin badge to every member of staff across its hospitals and healthcare services in recognition of their unfailing dedication, hard work and support for patients, service users and each other during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Regional anaesthetic paves the way for more surgical procedures at Redcar

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Surgical teams have performed their first regional anaesthetic procedure at Redcar Primary Care Hospital. Utilising the hospital’s newly commissioned operating theatre, the hand service at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust performed Redcar Hospital’s first regional anaesthetic on 9 November, paving the way for a much wider range of procedures at the community site.

Hospitals to provide mask and information stations

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is setting up mask and information stations at its main hospital entrances to provide support to patients and visitors. In line with national guidance to prevent the spread of coronavirus, face coverings must be worn by all patients and visitors entering hospitals or health services from Monday 15 June.

Region’s NHS steps up plans to tackle coronavirus

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Health chiefs in the north east are today announcing that they are now suspending non-urgent patient transport services to hospitals and clinics and starting to postpone non-urgent planned operations and outpatient appointments to ensure the NHS is as prepared as possible for coronavirus.

Trust records lowest Clostridium difficile rate

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South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust had its lowest ever level of trust apportioned Clostridium difficile last year. A total of 41 trust apportioned cases of Clostridium difficile were recorded in 2018/19 compared to 48 the previous year – and safely below its annual target of no more than 54.