Artist Mackenzie Thorpe has designed a limited edition t-shirt to help raise funds for hospitals across Teesside and North Yorkshire. The design is based on Mackenzie’s ‘Duffle Coat Child’ and the bespoke ‘People’s Medal’ pin badge he created for South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Redcar Urgent Treatment Centre will revert back to its usual opening times of 8am to 9.30pm from Tuesday 6 April. The urgent treatment centre (UTC) at Redcar Primary Care Hospital extended its opening hours to 11.30pm over the winter months to provide additional support to urgent care teams as part of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Patients suffering with longterm symptoms of coronavirus can now access a specialist service provided by South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The trust has set up a long COVID clinic to take referrals from GP practices and secondary care for people experiencing “brain fog”, anxiety, depression, breathlessness, fatigue and other debilitating symptoms.
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.
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.
Senior health care leaders from the Tees Valley and County Durham have come together in creating a video message to let the public know that their hospitals are still open, and people should not ignore crucial life limiting symptoms.
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.