Archive – October, 2018

Setting staff a two week flu challenge!

She said: “At this time each year we launch our annual flu vaccination campaign – encouraging all of our staff to protect themselves, their families and their patients. “This year we have set ourselves a challenge – to vaccinate as many of our staff as possible during the first two weeks of October. So far […]

NHS staff transforming endoscopy care in Sierra Leone

In November, five members of the endoscopy service at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust will be travelling to Choithram Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone. It will be the third year in a row that the team have made the journey with colleagues from the Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, including Dr David Nylander […]

Tributes paid to much loved Hartlepool colleague

The joint replacement unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool said a sad goodbye to Margie Jennings last week. Margie, a healthcare assistant in the unit, worked at Hartlepool for 16 years and has been described as being an “exceptional” member of staff. As testament to how well loved she was, the whole team attended […]