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Canine companions provide comfort to hospital patients 22 December 2017

A whole new breed of hospital visitor is brightening the lives of patients at York Hospital with the introduction of therapy dogs. The Pets for Therapy (PAT) charity has provided three doggy guests, Otis, Betty and Rebus, who come into the hospital once a week providing a much needed boost for both inpatients and outpatients.

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Knitted Christmas angels bring cheer 22 December 2017

Tiny knitted angels are set to bring festive cheer to staff, patients and visitors at York Hospital this Christmas. Since October staff at the hospital, knitters in the local community and volunteers with the chaplaincy department have been busy producing over 400 woollen angels which will be hidden around the hospital on Christmas Eve.

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York Hospital Radio Schedule 19 December 2017

York Hospital Radio has unveiled its Christmas schedule for 2017 for listeners in the York Hospital, and for the first time ever, for online listeners via The volunteer broadcasters have created a special yuletide feast of programmes to entertain patients who have to remain in hospital over Christmas.

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New Perioperative Medicine website launched 7 December 2017

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York Minster hosts much-loved NHS carol service 7 December 2017

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Lung cancer nurses urge patients to get checked out 24 November 2017

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and this year the lung cancer specialist nurses at York Hospital are asking people to hold their head high to highlight the illness. Over 46,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year, with nearly 36,000 dying from it. It is the UK's biggest cancer killer in both men and women, and early detection is the key to surviving lung cancer.

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Annual NHS Regional Carol Service 24 November 2017

Annual NHS Regional Carol Service

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York Hospital Turns it Purple for Pancreatic Cancer 14 November 2017

York Hospital will this month join some of the UK’s most famous landmarks in turning its lights purple in honour of the thousands of individuals and families affected by pancreatic cancer each year.

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Cold cot for York Hospital 8 November 2017

York Hospital has received a cold cot which offers parents, who suffer the heartbreak of losing their baby, the chance to spend more time with them to say goodbye.

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Come meet the experts - Audiology open day 26 October 2017

The Audiology Department at York Hospital is throwing open its doors to the public for the first time with a unique event that will give people who are affected by hearing problems the opportunity to see what’s provided by their local NHS.

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Patients Know Best

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is now offering patients the opportunity to sign up to our new online service that gives you secure access to your health record from any smartphone, tablet or computer. It’s designed to improve your patient experience and access to NHS services and information. The service is provided in partnership with Patients Know Best (PKB).  Further information can be found on our website, including frequently asked questions.