Archive – August, 2017

Nurse students make successful charity trip to Cambodian hospital

Colleagues who have been helping to improve healthcare in Battambang Referral Hospital in Cambodia.

Following the success of a smaller visit of six students in 2016, 17 second year nursing students from Teesside University – several whom have worked at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – made the long trip to South East Asia to work with nursing colleagues for the charity Transform Healthcare Cambodia. Senior lecturer in […]

New energy centre to secure long term future of hospital building

Estates staff involved in the creation of the new energy centre

Work has officially begun on the next phase of £25million works for a new energy centre at the University Hospital of North Tees. Alan Foster, chief executive at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, was joined by representatives from the building contractor, NG Bailey, as he led the traditional ground breaking ceremony. He said: […]

Trust transforms ward into dementia friendly environment

Trust painters and staff from elderly care ward who have worked to create the dementia friendly space

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has given its elderly care ward an overhaul to create a friendlier environment for patients with dementia. Members of staff suggested the painting of door frames would assist with patient orientation and create a friendly atmosphere. Colours were used to code the different areas and facilities on the ward. […]

Trust and partners scoop award for innovation

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has scooped an award for an innovative joint project with Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, Hartlepool Borough Council and Stockton Borough Council. The trust and its partners won  the Best Integration Project award in the North East, Cumbria and Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Awards. The award winning ‘Home Safe […]

New health academy for next generation of nurses

Student nurses

The first group of students from a new partnership between a health trust and university have started their hospital placements. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is working with the University of Sunderland to deliver the BSc (Hons) in adult nursing practice for pre-registration student nurses (adult field) through its own health academy. Brian […]