Carter Bequest Primary Care Hospital in Middlesbrough provides:

  • Oxford and Cambridge wards (44 beds across two wards)
  • Outpatients department with a wide range of clinics including those held by consultants from the acute sector.

The wards are used by consultants from The James Cook University Hospital, GPs and community matrons in the Middlesbrough area. They predominantly provide rehabilitation and palliative care for local people close to their homes. The wards can, however, provide care for any adult patients for a wide range of conditions.

The hospital has a dedicated team of staff including nursing staff, physiotherapists and occupational therapists to ensure patients receive individualised, holistic care package of the highest quality care tailored to their needs.  The staff aim to actively involve their patients’ carers and families to ensure that they meet the needs of all involved.

Carter Bequest staff

The services within Carter Bequest include specialist stroke rehabilitation, general rehabilitation, assessment of present and future care needs, diagnostics, drug initiation and administration (including intravenous), blood transfusions, pain control and palliative care.

The staff also pride themselves in the close relationships they have with other agencies including social services, the palliative care team, Macmillan team, community matrons and district nurses.

“The staff are always encouraging me and the level of care is exceptional.”