"My dad has recently been a patient on Ward 5"

About: The James Cook University Hospital

Care and compassion and utter professionalism seen in the care provided to my 81 year old father thank you. Special mention to one staff nurse who went above and beyond the call of duty.

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Response from The James Cook University Hospital

Good afternoon Thank you for your feedback regarding the care and treatment your father received, during his stay on Ward 5 at The James Cook University Hospital. I shall forward your kind words to the staff involved, who I am sure will be very pleased to read your kind comments. We welcome nominations for the Trust’s annual ‘Nightingale Awards’ which, once a year, recognise the important contribution nursing and midwifery make to patients and their families at The James Cook University Hospital or the Friarage Hospital on a day-to-day basis. Forms are available from the director of Nursing’s office on 01642 854344 or by emailing val.fothergill@stees.nhs.uk. Alternatively, you may wish to nominate online at www.southtees.nhs.uk/about/awards/ With best wishes Yours sincerely Miss Helen Newman Acting Deputy Patient Relations Manager

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