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Big Picnic 2018

26th June 2018

Come and join us for a fantastic family day out in Harrogate’s wonderful Valley Gardens. Harrogate Hospitals annual Big Picnic event is taking place this year on Sunday 1 July As usual you will be able to enjoy the beautiful gardens along with a wide range of entertainment for all the family from fairground rides […]

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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

19th June 2018

This week (20-22 June), the flooring in the Emergency Department is being replaced. We’re staying open to care for those patients who genuinely need emergency care, but we will be working a bit differently. The works mean that the Emergency Department is moving on Wednesday & Friday, 11pm-7am both nights, to the Fracture Clinic. This […]

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UK’s first NHS-approved complementary therapies school launches in Harrogate, North Yorkshire

12th June 2018

The very first training school in the UK approved by the NHS to offer training in complementary therapies to help people with a diagnosis of cancer has been launched in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. NHS Natural Health School is based at Harrogate District Hospital’s Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, and provides a range of courses at […]

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New Non-Executive Director brings local government expertise to Harrogate NHS trust.

6th June 2018

A new Non-Executive Director has joined the Board of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, bringing with him extensive experience of working in and leading local councils. Richard Stiff retired as Chief Executive of Angus Council in Scotland in May 2017. Prior to Angus he enjoyed a long career in English local government mainly in […]

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COULD YOU FOLLOW IN HAYLEY’S FOOTSTEPS? YOU TOO COULD BE A LIFECHANGER!

23rd May 2018

Hayley Simpson, 34, Senior Dog Trainer for national charity Hearing Dogs for Deaf People had hardly run before when in a moment of madness, as she calls it, she got herself a place in the Great North Run 2017, the world’s biggest half marathon! Having worked for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People for over 10 […]

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Young people’s views helping to shape NHS services in Harrogate and beyond

16th May 2018

Listening to young people to help ensure NHS services are right for them is the focus of new ‘Hopes for Healthcare’ at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust – and now’s the chance for other children and young people to give their feedback. The Trust’s Youth Forum has worked hard over the last year to […]

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Discover the key issues facing Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust at public meeting

23rd April 2018

The next quarterly public meeting of the Council of Governors of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust will take place on Wednesday 2 May, 5.45-8pm at St. Aidan’s Church of England High School, Oatlands Drive, Harrogate, HG2 8JR (The Hatcher Room, next to Constance Green Hall). Items on the agenda include: an update from Dr […]

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Hospital Radio Presenters Triumphant In National Broadcasting Awards

12th April 2018

Harrogate Hospital Radio is celebrating success at this year’s National Hospital Radio Awards. The charity radio station, which last year celebrated its 40th anniversary, was shortlisted in five categories and saw presenters Steve Pexton and Ann Kilroy claiming bronze for Best Show with Multiple Presenters. Jonathan Tullet achieved a top five position for Best Newcomer, […]

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‘Tilt-in-space’ wheelchair for Harrogate District Hospital Ward thanks to generous donation from patient’s relative

20th March 2018

A specialised Tilt-in-Space Wheelchair that will “make a huge difference to patients” has been received by a ward at Harrogate District Hospital, thanks to a generous donation from a relative of a patient. The chair has been purchased by the Therapy team on Oakdale Ward following a donation from the charity the Golden Bottle Trust […]

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Call the Midwife TV series provides fundraising inspiration for Harrogate District Hospital’s Maternity team

19th March 2018

The BBC’s hit TV show Call the Midwife may have just finished, but the challenges faced in the programme are everyday experiences for Maternity staff at Harrogate District Hospital. To celebrate the end of the series, Maternity staff have donned the uniforms worn in the programme to raise awareness of the work that they do […]

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