News tagged Redcar Hospital

Trust continues winter flu campaign

Posted on in Health improvement

South Tees has joined the fight against flu this winter by launching a campaign to encourage all staff to be vaccinated. While frontline health workers will be given priority, everyone at the trust – including volunteers and students – will be encouraged to have the flu vaccine to ensure they are protected before the winter season.

CQC event – Tell us about your care

Posted on in The trust

The Care Quality Commission is holding a public listening event and would like to hear about your care at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The event takes place on Tuesday 2 December at 6.30pm in the second floor hall of the St Mary’s Centre in Corporation Road, Middlesbrough.

South Tees pilots new friends and family feedback areas through text messaging

Posted on in Hospitals, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is rolling out the Friends and Family test even further from this month (October) to include all outpatients and patients who have had a day case procedure. For the first time, patients receiving treatment in these two areas will also have the opportunity to feedback on their care by text or by responding to an automated telephone call to their home phone as part of a pilot scheme.

Trust to showcase its shining stars

Posted on in Awards, Staff, The trust

Do you know someone at South Tees who is a ‘star’ and deserves an award for going that extra mile to help a patient or improve a service? If so, then you can nominate them in the trust’s annual star awards, an event which recognises the work of staff, volunteers and fundraisers across the entire organisation.

Drive to improve dementia care

Posted on in Services, Staff, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is launching a five-year drive to improve hospital care for patients with dementia. With more than 32,500 people in the North East living with dementia, and this number expected to double in the next 30 years, the trust – which runs The James Cook University Hospital, Friarage Hospital and […]

Health trust ranked among the best in country

Posted on in Hospitals, The trust

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been ranked among the best in the country in a comprehensive review by the health service regulator. The Care Quality Commission’s new hospital inspection programme places 161 trusts across the country into six bands according to performance in 150 key areas. South Tees is one of only 37 trusts nationally and two in the North East to be rated as Band 6 – the lowest risk group.

Delivering surgery on your doorstep

Posted on in Community services, Hospitals, Services

Patients who need minor surgical procedures will be able to have their surgery at their local hospital – Redcar Primary Care Hospital – in future. Providing treatment in the community is a positive development for patients enabling them to be treated closer to home and making it more comfortable and convenient for them and their families. Up to seven minor surgical lists will be held every week at the Redcar hospital with a view to extending this in the future. Surgeons, Mr Lawrence Ajekigbe and Mr Chelliaya Ramanathan will be performing the first day surgery procedures at the hospital on Tuesday 8 October 2013.