Archive – June, 2016

Public invited to view hospital energy centre plans

Members of the public are invited to view the plans and speak to staff from the architects, engineers and the trust’s estates team, in the main concourse at the University Hospital of North Tees, on Thursday 7 July between 2pm and 8pm. The plans will be available to view at the hospital, where people can […]

Bring back crutches to us

Staff members asking the public to return their unwanted crutches

The trust lends around 50 pairs of crutches a week and the vast majority of them are not returned, with each pair costing £10. Senior clinical matron in emergency care Viv Priestley said: “We know that returning crutches is the last thing on anyone’s mind when they’re properly back on their feet again after breaking […]

Join our dedicated volunteers

Volunteer co-ordinator, Paul Wharton

Volunteers can help in many areas including, the hospital radio, meeting and greeting patients and visitors, as a patient helper or as a volunteer driver. Volunteer co-ordinator Paul Wharton said: “Many volunteers have supported the trust for a number of years. We’re very fortunate to have so many volunteers already, but we want to encourage […]

Smear for smear campaign

We took a trip around North Tees with health promotion lead and HCA Lisa Tomlinson, a cervical cancer survivor from main outpatients, asking female staff to pledge that they would attend their screening when invited. Around one million women (1 in 4) fail to attend their cervical screening every year, this increases to 1 in […]