Archive – November, 2015

Industrial action

Dear patient Junior Doctor Industrial Action – December 2015 The British Medical Association (BMA) has announced that junior doctors will be taking industrial action on 1, 8 and 16 December 2015. The action on 1 December is not a full strike as junior doctors will be staffing our Accident and Emergency department on that day, […]

Governor election results announced

The following candidates were elected: Stockton (5 to elect) Janet Atkins (re-elected) 3 years James Newton (re-elected) 3 years Mark White 3 years Kate Wilson (re-elected) 3 years Val Scollen 1 year Hartlepool (3 to elect) George Lee 3 years Alan Smith 3 years Roger Campbell 2 years Easington (1 to elect) No Candidates Staff […]

A quilt is a hug you can keep

Marjorie Cook and Irene Carter from Project Linus (pictured with staff) visited the children’s ward and the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of North Tees to donate 42 quilts.  The not for profit group accept donations of quilts and blankets, then supply these to sick or disadvantaged babies and children. Marjorie, the co-ordinator for […]

Parents set up charity to provide comforters to other premature babies

Parents Charlotte and Scott Feltham from Hebburn have set up the charity Walking with Grace to support families with babies who need intensive care or high dependency incubated neonatal care; at the University Hospital of North Tees, with the gift of a Cuski Miniboo – a mini comforter which helps parents bond with their babies […]

Take care with fireworks

Clinical director and consultant in A&E, Andy Simpson said: “Each year we have to deal with cases of bonfire and firework related injuries in our accident and emergency department at the University Hospital of North Tees. “Thankfully we don’t see anything like as many firework injuries as we used to but one is one too […]