Archive – February, 2018

Trust hosts special event for maternal and neonatal care

 The trust hosted a conference to talk about the work it is doing as part of the  National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative.  The programme aims to reduce the rates of maternal deaths, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth by 20% by 2020 and 50% by 2025. […]

Done Dry January? Take more days off in February

Balance is supporting a new campaign from Public Health England encouraging people to take at least 2 or 3 days off drinking every week as a way of cutting down to 14 units or under and reducing the risks of an alcohol related disease. People are being encouraged to visit the ReduceMyRisk.tv website to download the […]

Care home training has first major success

More than 60 staff from Kirkdale and Allison House in Stockton have completed all four topics of the training. The training, which aims to help care home staff improve care, includes End of Life Care, Dementia and Delirium training, Falls Awareness and the Wellbeing of the Frail and Elderly. It is provided by the North Tees […]