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Trust celebrates pharmacy robotics system on World Pharmacists Day

Friday 25 September is World Pharmacists Day – a day recognising the vital role pharmacy and medication play in healthcare. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is marking the day by unveiling its newest recruits – two state-of-the-art pharmacy robots. The BD Rowa Vmax robots have quickly become an integral part of the Trust’s […]

New NHS tracing system to be rolled out across hospitals this week

VISITORS coming into hospital for treatment will be asked to leave their details, as part of new national safety measures around coronavirus. From Thursday, anyone coming for an appointment will be asked to download the NHS COVID-19 app, scan a QR barcode and provide some key information to help trace any cases. North Tees and […]

Non-clinical staff get lifesaving training

Non-clinical staff get lifesaving training

More used to delivering ‘behind the scenes’ non-medical support, staff from a local health care trust have taken part in basic lifesaving training. A group of eight colleagues from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have carried out a physically distanced training session leaving them skilled in helping someone who is choking, suffering an […]

University Hospital of Hartlepool – a landscape for the future

Image of Chief Executive Julie Gillon

The history of hospitals in Hartlepool dates back to an old infirmary built for the Hartlepool Union Workhouse which opened at Holdforth Road in 1889. That’s over 130 years of health care in the area – pre dating the NHS itself. When the doors of the now Hartlepool Hospital (or University Hospital of Hartlepool to […]

Partners invited to 12-week maternity scans

Partners invited to 12-week maternity scans

We’re thrilled to announce partners are now welcome to once again attend maternity scans. From Monday 14 September, partners will be invited to join their pregnant partner towards the end of the routine 12-week scan (known as the ‘dating’ scan) appointment. This move follows a reluctant decision made in April to prevent partners from attending […]

BAME community targeted in organ donation video appeal

Anchal Dhaliwal

We’re appealing for members of the black and minority ethnic (BAME) community to give the gift of life and consider organ donation after their death. Organ and tissue transplants can often be more successful within ethnic groups, but levels of donation within the BAME community are historically low. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust […]

Health care trust pledges to end mental health discrimination

Image of Julie Gillon, Chief Executive and Alan Sheppard, Chief People Officer signing the Time to Change pledge

On Friday 4 September 2020 North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust committed to supporting the plight to end mental health discrimination. Colleagues from across the organisation gathered in a socially distanced signing ceremony, attended virtually by some delegates to witness Julie Gillon, Chief Executive and Alan Sheppard, Chief People Officer sign the pledge. Mr […]