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‘Living With & Beyond Cancer’ event at York Hospital 22 May 2018

An event is being held at York Hospital, Monday 4 June 2018, aimed at people who are living with and beyond cancer. The event, the first of its kind for the Trust, is an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer, including friends, family and carers, to find out more about the many support and community projects available to help them.

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Trust Chief Executive retires 21 May 2018

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today announced that Patrick Crowley will retire from his role as Chief Executive Officer at the end of the month.

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Celebrations to mark milestone in hospital’s new multi-million pound development 4 May 2018

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Breast Screening - Public Health England Guidance 3 May 2018

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Trust joins campaign to end ‘Pyjama Paralysis’ 27 April 2018

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A milestone for the Dementia Appeal 23 February 2018

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The NHS is 70 this year - and we're looking for your stories about this great British institution 14 February 2018

THE NHS turning 70 is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the achievements of one of the nation’s most loved institutions, to look at the wide array of opportunities being created by advances in science, technology and information, and to thank the extraordinary NHS staff - the everyday heroes - who are always there to greet, advise, and care for us.

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New Endoscopy Unit for York Hospital 2 January 2018

New Endoscopy Unit for York Hospital

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Visitors urged to keep flu out of hospital 29 December 2017

Visitors to hospitals in North and East Yorkshire are being urged to help protect patients and staff by reducing the spread of flu.

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Trust urges residents to stay well during cold snap 28 December 2017

With much colder weather forecast for the rest of the week, and another bank holiday on the horizon, Trust health bosses are urging residents to take steps to stay well this New Year.

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We are asking visitors to help us protect patients from highly contagious winter infections by not visiting friends and relatives in hospital when you have been unwell or in close contact with someone with flu or norovirus.

We are experiencing a high level of norovirus and flu in our hospitals, which has resulted in the closure of wards and bays in order to stop the spread.  Closing wards can help to contain the viruses but visitors can play a huge part and we would ask you to think carefully before paying any non-essential visits at this time.

While viruses are active year-round, winter is a prime time for norovirus, colds and influenza, commonly known as flu.  These infections are highly contagious, so when they are brought into a hospital environment they can easily spread to staff and vulnerable hospital patients.

Norovirus, which causes diarrhoea and vomiting, is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK.  It's also called the ‘winter vomiting bug’ because it's more common in winter, although you can catch it at any time of the year.  Norovirus can be very unpleasant but it usually clears up by itself in a few days.

Flu is a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes.  It is a major killer of vulnerable people.  People aged 65 and over and people with long-term health conditions, including diabetes and kidney disease, are particularly at risk.  If you have flu, please stay away until you are better.  The virus is highly infectious and outbreaks can happen quickly.

Please stay away if you have signs or symptoms of either virus, and do not visit until you have been clear of symptoms for at least 48 hours.  If symptoms persist (more than 48 hours), the advice is to phone your GP or NHS 111.