Archive – July, 2017

New medication controls helping improve patient care

A new system the trust is using to manage stock levels of medication had led to significant improvements to patient care. The trust uses Omnicell cabinets across its hospitals to help improve stock control of drugs and reduce errors. Karen Kelsey, senior clinical matron for emergency care at the trust, has discussed how the introduction […]

Celebrating work of amazing volunteers

Volunteers were the VIP guests at a celebration evening to thank them for everything they do. Staff at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust gave up their evening on Wednesday (19 July) to praise a very special group of people. Every year staff host an event in the restaurant at the University Hospital of […]

Pain free after long term hernia problem

A man from Hartlepool is now pain free thanks to successful surgery to repair a long term hernia problem operated on previously. Robert Booth has suffered with a re-occurrence of his hernia – and having had surgery elsewhere on four occasions – it has always returned. Robert, who is 67, was referred by his GP […]