Harrogate News

New £5million diagnostic hub comes to the Friarage Hospital

A NEW endoscopy and urology diagnostic hub that will boost the number of procedures and provide a one-stop-shop service for patients has opened at Northallerton’s Friarage Hospital. The £5million hub will enable 60 more patients each week to receive endoscopy tests, which use a long, thin tube with a small camera inside to help diagnose certain symptoms. The state-of-the-art facility will also deliver diagnostic procedures and treatments to patients with problems of the urinary tract. This will include rapid assessment of patients with suspected urinary tract cancers, as well as treatments to help patients with conditions such as difficulty passing Harrogate Informer…

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Andrew Jones MP welcomes new PM

Harrogate and Knaresborough MP Andrew Jones has congratulated new Prime Minister, Liz Truss, on her victory in the Conservative Party leadership race. Ms Truss gained 81,326 votes from the party membership against 60,399 for rival Rishi Sunak. Ms Truss will see Her Majesty the Queen at Balmoral tomorrow to formally take up office before returning to Number 10 to start work. Welcoming her to her new role, Mr Jones said: Being Prime Minister is a great responsibility and I offer Ms Truss my full support in her new role. I backed Rishi Sunak and he fought a very credible campaign. Harrogate Informer…