Archive – November, 2016

Mayor’s inspirational visit to bowel screening unit

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust chairman Paul Garvin met the mayor and introduced him to staff. He met professor Matt Rutter, consultant gastroenterologist, who gave a presentation about the trust’s bowel cancer screening programme. This was followed by further briefings from staff about endoscopy services (diagnostic and screening), the screening clinic process, health […]

Working together to improve health and care

NHS England has asked NHS organisations to work together on improvement plans for their area, called Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) to tackle three challenges: Improving the health and wellbeing of the population, Improving the quality of care that is provided, Improving the efficiency of NHS services. Our draft plan is one of 44 such […]

Five apprentices recognised at regional estates awards

Five of the trust’s apprentices were recognised for their hard work at an annual NHS estates apprentices awards evening recently. Jamie Boylan, Jake Hopkins, Benjamin Larkin, Thomas Redpath and Zach Trattles got their certificates at the Northern and Yorkshire NHS Assessment Centre’s estates apprenticeship programme awards at the Radisson Blu hotel in Durham. Director of estates […]

Surgical medical training the best in country

Surgical medical training at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is officially the best in the country. The trust has come top of the rankings for highest overall satisfaction in core general surgery training in the country, in the latest trainee survey from the General Medical Council. Medical training at the trust also came in […]