Archive – August, 2018

Hartlepool charity walk for breast care

A group of friends helped raise money for breast cancer care by organising and taking part in a charity walk. Kath Dodsworth, Sandra Dobson, Joan Veart,  Alison Aston, Val Kitching and Linda Cruickshank helped raise more than £250 for breast care at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. The group walked from Hartlepool Marina […]

Improving care for patients with dementia

The Trust is going above and beyond in helping improve care for patients with dementia – with specialist champions now in place in every ward area. The trust has trained at least one representative in every ward area, with some wards having multiple dementia champions. Over the last three years, 170 staff have been trained […]

NHS trust’s mission to go smoke-free

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has signed a national pledge to be completely smoke-free by March 2019. Over the next few months the trust is focusing on making people aware of its mission to go smoke-free and to help and support smokers to quit. Areas being focussed on include around the University Hospital […]

Dr Helmy awarded Star of the Month

This month’s Star of the Month goes to Dr Mo Helmy, who works on Elective Care at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. Mo was nominated by his colleague for always going above and beyond what is expected of him to ensure that patients within the elective care unit receive exceptionally high standards of care, not […]

NTHighlights – 3 August 2018

1. Organ donation A call for more organ donors ahead of organ donation week made the media here. 2. Wi-Fi We announced the launch of free Wi-Fi across our sites last week; this was covered in the Gazette. 3. Medical director talks on BBC Tees Medical Director, Dr Deepak Dwarakanath spoke to BBC Tees this […]

A day in the life of… Chief Executive Julie Gillon

Julie’s day starts with a briefing with her PA Donna, where they discuss any issues, Julies diary, upcoming meetings and any emails that need responding to on Julies behalf. As well as general internal and external meetings, Donna also arranges 1:1 meetings with Julie and members of the executive team. Julie and Donna chat about […]