Archive – December, 2015

Keeping your relatives free from infection

Infection prevention and control nurse Emma Davies

The simple questionnaire can be completed online on the trust’s website. Infection prevention and control nurse Emma Davies (pictured) said: “It’s really important that we receive feedback from our patients. We take infection, prevention and control very seriously to make sure we are giving our patients the best possible care in the best possible environment. […]

Peer supporters wanted to help breastfeeding mums

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is looking for women to join its 12 week peer supporter course. The course will start in January 2016 and will be held on a Tuesday morning at The Star Children’s Centre on Bath Lane, Stockton. Each session lasts two hours and there are crèche facilities available. At […]

Charity raises funds for life saving training centre

Endoscopy staff celebrate funds raised through Music V Cancer charity

The charity, working alongside Support your Bowel, raised the money for the training equipment in the Rutherford Morrison Unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The facility will allow nurses and specialist staff from around the country to visit the facility and complete a three-day intensive skills course using an endoscope for cancer detection. Tony […]

A party for little miracles

Santa, with two of the little miracles just born this year

Clinical lead for the unit Hany Mostafa said: “Christmas is a very special time and we’re delighted to have started the celebrations with so many families at our annual event. Babies are so precious but for people who have had problems conceiving the arrival of their baby is a very special event. “It’s great to be […]