Players from Middlesbrough Football Club spread a little festive cheer today as they visited patients on the children's ward at the James Cook University Hospital.
Manager Aitor Karanka and members of the squad came bearing gifts for sick children who may have to spend Christmas on the ward.
Roy Willis's son Dominic was born 14 weeks premature in October 2012.
He has organised a sponsored walk to thank the neonatal team at The James Cook University Hospital that took care of his baby.
A devoted dad has led a sponsored walk from Saltburn to Whitby to thank the neonatal team that saved his little boy's life.
Roy Willis's son Dominic was born 14 weeks premature last October, weighing just 2lb 3oz.
For three months the neonatal team at The James Cook University Hospital took care of him and keeping him alive, saving his life as many as five times a day.
A senior doctor from Middlesbrough, who was accused of being a sex pest, has been cleared of any wrongdoing by medical watchdogs.
Stephen Graham, 54, faced allegations including the touching of female patent's breasts while they were under anaesthetic.
It was also alleged he exposed the naked body of a patient by removing part of a theatre gown, the General Medical Council heard.
The 54-year-old worked in Middlesbrough at the James Cook University Hospital as a consultant anaesthetist at the time of the alleged incidents, which date back to 2006.
Dr Graham denied misconduct.
An investigation began in 2009 after nurses raised concerns. The trust concluded there was no case to answer.
Dr Graham returned to work in 2010. A second investigation was launched because of similar concerns. It was concluded there was no case to answer.