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Whoppers, bazookas, bangers, puppies – what do you call yours – asks Teesside healthcare organisation…

Image of Dr Catherine Monaghan filming for the North Tees and Hartlepool breast screening campaign

A Teesside health care trust has issued a message to patients across the Tees Valley to attend their breast screening appointments using the power of proposition. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have released a series of videos featuring their staff explaining what name(s) they give to their breasts. The evocative campaign, they say, […]

Leg break leads to donation

Lucy Bettley and Mihaela McDonald

Massive ‘thank you’ to Lucy Bettley for the very kind donation of £300 and sweet treats for our orthopaedic outpatients team. Sponsored by friends and family Lucy, 13, from Ingleby Barwick, ran around her garden for two and half hour every night, until a fall resulted in a fractured right leg! Treated by our orthopaedic […]

From volunteer to employee

Richard Hewitson - From volunteer to employee

When Richard Hewitson began volunteering with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, he never imagined the experience would lead to a job. But now the 39-year-old from Durham is due to join the University of North Tees’ enhanced care team as a full-time member of staff supporting […]

Clearing up any confusion about the new alert level

Stuart Irvine, deputy director of finance for the Trust, from the COVID-19 - High Alert restrictions’ video

We’ve produced and released a short video explaining the new regulations regarding the High Alert/Tier Two status Teesside currently finds itself in. Featuring members of staff outlining one regulation each, the ‘COVID-19 – High Alert restrictions’ video takes a little more than 90 seconds to make clear what we all need to know. Stuart Irvine, […]

Neonangels’ fifth anniversary

Neonangels’ fifth anniversary

“I’m so proud to have helped start a charity that helps people through the most traumatic time of their lives.” That’s the view from Shaun Lowther who works for the Trust’s Radiology team as the Neoangels charity gets set for its fifth anniversary. Back in January 2015, Shaun and his wife Kirsty were new parents […]

Research team share their amazing experience following COVID-19 outbreak

A RESEARCH team have shared their own personalised experiences of being at the centre of the battle against COVID-19. The importance of the work of the research and development team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has never been more evident than now. The department has been at the centre of some key […]

Getting Active at North Tees and Hartlepool

A local NHS Trust has been named one of just three pilot sites in the country taking part in an innovative project to get patients more active. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as an ‘Active Hospital’ by Public Health England, Sport England, the National Lottery and project leader NHS Transformation […]

Frailty team who do everything in their power for patients

The frailty team are the latest winners of the Trust’s Team of the month award after being nominated by adult safeguarding nurse advisor Jenny Duthie who says the team “epitomise everything the Trust values”. Jenny continues: “Nothing is ever too much for the team, they go above and beyond for each and every patient that […]