News and events

Exercise safely at home

With gyms, sports and leisure clubs temporarily closed and outdoor opportunities for exercise limited, a local health care Trust is offering some advice on exercising safely during the COVID-19 lockdown. “It’s important to remain fit and well, especially during this difficult time”, commented Deepak Dwarakanath, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust medical director and […]

Local nursing poet included in charity publication

“Poetry catches the moments I see as rich in meaning.” That’s the view of a local health Trust’s very own Nurse-Poet who is included in a charity publication of poems celebrating the NHS. Entitled ‘These are the hands’, the collection is written by NHS staff and some of the county’s leading writers. Mel McEvoy, a […]

Local business joins efforts to fight global pandemic

A LOCAL business has joined efforts to help fight the global coronavirus pandemic by making a donation of personal protective equipment. Pts Demolition and Dismantling visited this week to hand over 400 over-suits and 50 face masks for use on patients suspected of having conditions such as COVID-19. Though the trust has no shortage of […]

Have a heart – Stay apart

Heave a Heart Stay Apart social media card

The importance of physical distancing is being highlighted with our new ‘Have a heart – Stay apart’ campaign calling on the public to heed government advice and remain at least two metres apart. The campaign encourages people to be heroes in their own right and help the NHS to save lives by keeping a safe […]

Important information about COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information last updated: 03 April 2020, 09.58am Latest information on hospital visiting As a responsible Trust, we cannot compromise the safety of staff and patients. In order to minimise the risk of COVID-19 infection to patients and to staff, the Trust has taken the difficult but necessary decision to stop hospital visits. Visits will only […]

COVID-19 – Trust statement

Statement from Dr Deepak Dwarakanath, Deputy Chief Executive and Medical Director at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. An elderly patient with underlying health conditions, who was being treated at the University Hospital of North Tees and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died. In a statement, North Tees and Hartlepool Trust said: “Sadly, we can confirm […]

Lung cancer nurse invited to prestigious national event

One of the trust’s nurses was invited to a prestigious national event to help promote her role caring for lung cancer patients.   Macmillan lung cancer nurse specialist Gill Overton recently attended a reception at the House of Commons, Westminster, along with other UK based lung cancer nurses and patients.   It was organised by […]

Teesside Trust chosen for diabetes treatment pilot scheme

Lynda Bell, health care assistant, and Moraig Orpen, district nurse.

Patients living within the service area of a local NHS Trust are benefiting from a new injectable insulin. The delivery programme has been so successful, the Trust has been chosen as an exemplar for health care providers up and down the country. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Hospital Foundation Trust is one of just seven […]