News and events

“Have a conversation that could save lives”

Organ donation week 2021 – Janine Tate

“It’s a conversation that could save lives” – that’s the message from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as it urges everyone to discuss their decision about organ donation with their loved ones. As Organ Donation Week (Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September) approaches, the Trust has revealed that during the last year, three […]

BAME community urged to leave them certain during Organ Donation Week

Tara Mane

During Organ Donation Week (Monday 20 to Sunday 26 September) members of the Teesside BAME community are being urged to discuss their decision about organ donation with their loved ones. People from black and Asian communities are more likely to need a transplant and organ transplants within ethnic groups are often more successful. However, donations […]

Colleges collaborate to support NHS and careers in healthcare

Stockton Riverside College Principal, Lesley Graham, Darren Hankey, Principal and Chief Executive of Hartlepool College of Further Education and Tracy Squires, deputy chief people officer at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Issued in partnership with Education Training Collective (Etc.), Hartlepool College of Further Education and the North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust: Colleges and health bosses are making a pledge to work together to help plug potential skills gaps and raise awareness of opportunities in the health and social care sectors, among young people. The […]

Hospital patients able to welcome visitors once more

Lindsey Robertson chief nurse

The organisation will be lifting its restrictions for hospital visiting – meaning patients can welcome loved ones once more. Visiting will be limited to one person per patient for up to an hour at a time – booked by appointment directly through the hospital ward or area. This applies to all types of visiting other […]

Jodi following her passion in direct patient care role

Team support worker in white shirt stood in corridor

A woman who has a passion for starting a career in patient care has finally realised it – more than a decade after starting her journey. Jodi Pearson joined North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as a ward hostess, preparing and serving patients their meals every day. The role gave Jodi a clear view […]

Raising awareness of disabilities in the workplace

Nic Samuels Disability Staff Network

Staff from an active networking group are leading the charge to change people’s views of disabled people in the workplace, especially those dealing with hidden disabilities. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s Disability Staff Network has launched a series of videos of group members talking about the issues they tackle every day. The short, […]

NHS staff take to the skies for charity – after gesture for pandemic response

Staff in front of skydiving board

Daredevil NHS staff took to the skies to raise thousands of pounds for patient care – after a local skydiving company made a generous gesture as thanks for the COVID-19 response. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was offered 10 free staff places by Skyhigh Skydiving in Shotton Colliery. The company in County Durham […]

Trust urges local people – “Hold us accountable!”

Wendy Gill, Chair of membership strategy committee

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for more people to join its membership scheme to make their views on healthcare heard and to hold their local NHS to account. NHS Foundation Trusts work to the principles of the NHS but also enjoy a greater degree of freedom to act upon the views […]

Hospital Trust hosts moving photography exhibition

Cambodia in Transition exhibition

The University Hospital of North Tees is hosting a moving and inspiring photography exhibition showcasing healthcare in a little-seen part of the world: Cambodia. The exhibition, Cambodia in Transition: Trauma, Health and Religion, is currently on display in the hospital’s newly redecorated spirituality centre. The exhibition features around 50 photographs taken by Newcastle-based clinical psychologist […]