News and events

Hayley’s calm and caring actions make a life changing difference

Hayley Bentham, who works in the Single Point of Access team for community services, answered a call from a man who wanted to cancel a visit with the district nurse that evening. When Hayley asked him why so she could inform the nurse, the patient said that he had had enough and wanted to cancel […]

Fire service fundraiser for Hartlepool cancer care

And this year the event at Peterlee Fire Station helped raise even more than last year – with the grand total reaching more than £3,300 for the chemotherapy unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The event was first set up in memory of local councillor Audrey Laing’s husband Jim who was treated in the […]

Health care provider tackling social isolation

Poster showing the Volunteers home but not alone initiative

A leading North East Foundation Trust has launched an initiative aimed at helping to support patients being discharged from hospital who might have little or no support once they arrive home. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has secured funding from Helpforce –  a national charity at the forefront of a national movement to […]

Bowel cancer screening research trial hits milestone patient target

The trust’s research team and bowel cancer screening team have been involved in a study around a national screening programme inviting people aged 55 to have a sigmoidoscopy. This is the process where a flexible, narrow tube with a light and camera is used to look inside the rectum and lower colon – and can […]

Teesside Trust welcomes experienced surgeon as hand surgery offering expands

Mr Sanjay Miranda, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon has joined the team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

An experienced hand surgeon has joined North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as the Teesside healthcare provider expands their hand services to offer 24-hour hand trauma provision. Mr Sanjay Miranda, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon joined three other specialist hand consultants at the Teesside Trust earlier this year to offer a full hand […]

Northern Trust finalists at prestigious NHS Parliamentary awards

Dr Dawn Ashley and Jane Wray represented the EAU team of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust at the NHS Parliamentary Awards

A top performing Urgent and Emergency Care team represented the North East and Yorkshire at a national NHS awards ceremony for their commitment to delivering excellent care for their local communities. At a prestigious awards ceremony at the House of Commons earlier this week (10th July) the EAU team from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS […]

Teesside Trusts Thanks Volunteer Workforce

A North East health care provider has hosted an evening of celebration to say thank you to its volunteer workforce. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust hosted the event on Wednesday 10 July 2018 at its Hardwick Road site in Stockton. The organisation who work with over 330 volunteers brought together around 190 delegates to […]

Our continued journey to financial stability

Julie Gillon on a ward walk-round in EAU at the University Hospital of North Tees

It is impossible to read the daily news without coming across stories of struggling NHS organisations. Each facing their own unique financial challenges; bespoke to the communities they serve. Whether it is funding cuts or debt recovery, it is clear that public funded health care providers up and down the country are facing unprecedented pressures […]

Northern Trust shortlisted for its innovative approach to care in national awards

A top performing Urgent and Emergency Care team have been recognised in a national awards programme for their commitment to delivering excellent care for their local communities. The Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is the regional winner of the Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award in the […]