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BREAST cancer treatment is set to have a real breakthrough – after a successful trial involving NHS staff and patients in Teesside. The national study which included North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has led to significant reductions in the risk of breast cancer returning. The study looked at more than 5,600 people whose […]
Staff are appealing to patients to return crutches – after a large drop in numbers over the course of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trust asks patients given crutches to bring them back once no longer needed. Around 10 to 15 pairs are given to patients every day from urgent care centres at both the University […]
An NHS research team in Teesside has been at the forefront of a national trial into coronavirus treatment – helping lead to a major breakthrough. The team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been taking part in a national clinical trial to identify treatments beneficial for people hospitalised with suspected or confirmed […]
We’re proud to serve thousands of people every year. Clinicians at the University Hospital of North Tees and University Hospital of Hartlepool work hard to deliver state-of-the-art care using the most advanced techniques. However, it’s no secret that the buildings are ageing. In the same year that the University Hospital of North Tees was built […]
“No one wants to spend an evening in A&E” – that’s the message from a leading clinician as pubs and restaurants get ready to reopen. Deepak Dwarakanath, Medical Director for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, said: “A lot of people are going to be rushing back to the pubs when they reopen on […]
The innovative use of video consultation software to aid patients with specialist needs has been hailed a success and is being offered to other health care trusts nationwide. Our Orthotics service assesses patients and provides them with devices such as insoles, braces, splints, callipers, footwear, spinal jackets and helmets etc. They are used by patients […]
We said an emotional goodbye to a committed nurse who has spent 46 years caring for patients in the region. Marie Sutherland, 65, qualified as a nurse in 1975 after training in York and South Tees. In the intervening years, the staff nurse has worked for South Tees NHS Foundation Trust, the Butterwick Hospice and […]
A HEALTH team in Hartlepool have been recognised for the way they responded to the coronavirus pandemic so patients continued to be cared for. The Holdforth Unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool completely transformed the way they treat patients. The unit, normally used for patients to stay in hospital and receive rehabilitation, has become […]
A HEALTH trust has bolstered its resources to help scan more patients than ever before during the coronavirus pandemic. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has upgraded its scanning equipment to ensure patients are treated as quickly as they can be. The trust has had a relocatable CT scanner delivered to its site at […]
THANK YOU! Thank you from everyone at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to our amazing community for being there for us over the last few months. Thank you for making personal protective equipment for us. Thank you for making food and donating water to our front-line staff. Thank you […]