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Former EDP editor Peter Franzen has agreed to take on an enhanced role as vice chairman of the James Paget Hospital at Gorleston.
The position was ratified by a full meeting of the Governors' Council and will involve additional responsibilities beyond the previous vice chairman's remit.
The James Paget University Hospitals has scored well in the PEAT 2012 programme for environment, food and privacy and dignity.
PEAT is an annual assessment of inpatient healthcare sites in England that have more than 10 beds. It is a benchmarking tool to ensure improvements are made in the non-clinical aspects of patient care. The results help to highlight areas for improvement and share best practice across healthcare organisations.
The James Paget University Hospitals is one of two NHS hospitals in East Anglia awarded the Gold category in the latest audit of theatre equipment.
The Association of Laparoscopic Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland (ALSGBI) published their annual national on 8 July. Locally, only JPUH and Addenbrookes have achieved the highest level.
An eye specialist from Great Yarmouth has been nominated for a national award after outstanding patient praise.
Ben Burton, Consultant Ophthalmologist, and his team at James Paget University Hospital, are in the running for the Clinical Service of the Year award as part of the Macular Disease Society 25th Anniversary Awards for Excellence. The nomination recognises his exceptionally good practice in the care of people with macular disease.
The fundraising efforts of local emergency services personnel and the generosity of a local family business has provided a welcome donation to the JPUH Central Delivery Suite.
TVs and docking stations have been provided so that new mums and their birthing partners can have something to watch or listen to when coming into hospital and after giving birth.