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Mon, 28 Jul 2014

Plans for new Maggie's Centre at St James's unveiled

Maggie’s, the charity which provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their families and friends, has applied for planning permission for a new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of St James’s University Hospital in Leeds. The Centre has been designed by the acclaimed Heatherwick Studio, founded in 1994 by Thomas Heatherwick. ...Read more »
Thu, 17 Jul 2014

Leeds hospital chosen to perform specialist walking surgery for children with cerebral palsy

NHS England have approved Leeds Teaching Hospitals to be one of just five national centres to carry out a highly specialised operation to help improve the walking ability of certain children with cerebral palsy....read more »

Fri, 11 Jul 2014

Hospital rose gardens in memory of organ donors unveiled during National Transplant Week

Hundreds of Yorkshire organ donors who helped give the gift of life to others after their death are being commemorated by memorial rose gardens at St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary. Fragrant white......read more »

Tue, 08 Jul 2014

Charity organises donkey sanctuary visit for children with rare condition

Youngsters with the genetic condition NF1 are being invited to a family day at a donkey sanctuary in Leeds on Monday 28 July as part of a drive to deliver better support and information for those affected. The event has been......read more »

Tue, 08 Jul 2014

#Hellomynameis campaign takes off at Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Hundreds of staff across the Leeds Teaching Hospitals have already signed up to support Dr Kate Granger’s #Hellomynameis campaign.  Kate, a registrar in Elderly Medicine at St James’s University Hospital, is also a patient in......read more »