Archive – July, 2018

Volunteer thank you event – 70 years of the NHS!

 The trust held a celebration event to thank our volunteers, with the theme of the NHS 70th birthday. The event, held at the University Hospital of North Tees was hosted by Chairman Paul Garvin, who was joined by chief executive Julie Gillon and other members of the trust board who all helped deliver a wonderful […]

Pathology open day

The trusts pathology department opened its doors and welcomed visitors in to see exactly what goes on in the hospital’s laboratory. The pathology department at the University Hospital of North Tees held an open event to mark Biomedical Science day, inviting staff, patients and members of the public to take a tour through the labs […]

NTHighlights – 27 July 2018

Please note: you can access this communication via the staff app where you can follow the links through to all of the social media pages. You will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from your personal mobile or computers at home:   Pathology tours make […]

Trust gastroenterologist is appointed chair of cancer research institute

PROFESSOR Matt Rutter, consultant gastroenterologist, at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed honorary chair at Newcastle University’s Institute of Cancer Research. Professor Rutter’s research will continue to focus on luminal gastroenterology, in particular bowel cancer screening and surveillance. He will also be expanding his research into endoscopy quality and how this […]

A day in the life of a Macmillan Information and Survivorship Manager

I met with Alan (pictured left) in the Macmillan Cancer Support Centre at the University Hospital of North Tees. I was surrounded by walls of information available for those who seek support, from ‘Living as a Carer’ right through to the ‘Build-up Diet’ for those undergoing cancer therapies. The room was welcoming, and I was […]

Free hospital WiFi for patients and visitors

It has rolled out the new internet service across the University Hospital of North Tees. The move is part of the trust’s vision to improve patient experience and continue its work to be one of the country’s leading NHS digitally mature organisations. The trust is also installing the system across its other main site at […]

Sarah on her leadership journey

Sarah has passed the Mary Seacole programme which is a six month programme run by the NHS Leadership Academy. The programme aims to provide the balance between learning the theory and putting it into practice. Designed for those looking to move into their first formal leadership role, or those new to first time leadership, it […]

Volunteer driver service motors on

Since it started five years ago, the service at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has made more than 4,500 patient journeys. The small dedicated team of volunteers involved have driven more than 124,000 miles, helping patients who have difficulty getting to and from hospital. And now the team is looking for more people […]

NTHighlights – 20 July 2018

Please note: you will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from the trust’s app, your personal mobile or computers at home:   Urgent Care showcases work to trusts from up and down the country! Health staff from across the country visited the trust’s urgent and […]

Sharing urgent and emergency care success story

The special event run by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was around sharing learning and good practice. Our Story, held at the University Hospital of North Tees included presentations from a range of expert clinicians, a tour of front of house services and bespoke workshops. More than a year ago the trust launched […]