Archive – December, 2017

Annual neonatal cardiology event a success

Experts in neonatal cardiology and haemodynamics from across the world spoke at the trust’s eighth high profile NeoCard 2017 conference. The two day event is held every year for neonatologists, paediatricians, paediatric cardiologists, paediatric intensivists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses. Prestigious speakers including professor Martin Kluckow from Sydney Australia and professor Patrick McNamara […]

Keeping wards clean and safe

The trust has a regular ward decant programme to make sure patients are getting the very best care. One at a time, each ward is moved in to the trust’s designated decant ward – an empty ward area set up for staff and patients to move straight into while their area is given a deep […]

High praise for elective care team

The elective care unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool has won national recognition for a host of improvements made. Anwar Jafri, consultant lower limb orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, presented a poster at the British Orthopaedic Association annual conference, showing this work. Judges were clearly impressed – Mr Jafri was presented as the winner of […]

Trust holds its first Christmas Fair

Our first ever Christmas Fair was a great success! Stalls of all shapes and sizes lined the corridors of the University Hospital of North Tees on 6 December, raising money for local causes, small businesses and the trust’s own charity, North Tees and Hartlepool Together. The fair was opened by the Harrow Gate primary academy […]

A day in the life of…Louise Parkin in the Hospital at Home team

Louise Parkin is a specialist respiratory nurse in the trust’s Hospital at Home team – an innovative service which cares for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in their own homes. It is run day to day by a team of specialist nurses and physiotherapists and overseen by consultant physicians Catherine Monaghan and Julia […]

Members invited to event

Invitation to Trust Member Event – Wednesday 13 December 2017  Members are invited to attend the next Member Event, which will take place on Wednesday 13 December 2017, in the Lecture Theatre, Middlefield Centre at the University Hospital of North Tees, Hardwick Road, Stockton on Tees TS19 8PE. Free parking will be provided. The event will […]