News and events

Nomination for prestigious patient safety award

We’ve been shortlisted for a national award in recognition of the role technology can play in delivering patient safety. The Trust’s in-house Information Communication and Technology (ICT) team developed CareScan+, a unique system which uses barcodes and scanners to identify patients and equipment. CareScan+ has been nominated for a Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety […]

Back to the classroom for North East medics

Image of medical students in a classroom

A North East health care trust has today spoken about returning to a new normal in the pursuit of outstanding education provision within the organisation. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust provided critical lifesaving training to clinicians and nurses across the region. As the country went into lockdown on 23 March 2020, major changes […]

Breast screening returns to Teesside and Co. Durham

Breast screening returns to Teesside and Co. Durham

Longer appointment times, physical distancing, additional cleaning of equipment, a one-way system and masks are just some of the new safety precautions introduced as breast screening services return to Teesside and parts of Co. Durham Our Breast Screening Unit will resume its vital services from Monday 13 July. The first breast screening team in the […]

The most active physios in the world? Maybe…!

A team of physiotherapists from a local health trust are celebrating after claiming the top spot in a virtual race around the world, reinforcing their belief that they are the most active physio department in the world. Forty-four physiotherapists from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust took part in the Physio World Run virtual […]

NHS staff pledge to show love and support to their community through food

NHS staff are joining forces to show their gratitude with food – as they look to repay the love and support a community has given. Staff at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have pledged to give back to the people of Teesside for the incredible generosity they have shown during the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Breast cancer research success – after a drop in cancer returning

BREAST cancer treatment is set to have a real breakthrough – after a successful trial involving NHS staff and patients in Teesside. The national study which included North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has led to significant reductions in the risk of breast cancer returning. The study looked at more than 5,600 people whose […]

Appeal for crutches to be returned to hospital – after COVID-19 impact

Staff are appealing to patients to return crutches – after a large drop in numbers over the course of the coronavirus pandemic. The Trust asks patients given crutches to bring them back once no longer needed. Around 10 to 15 pairs are given to patients every day from urgent care centres at both the University […]

Teesside research team at the forefront of search for COVID-19 treatment

An NHS research team in Teesside has been at the forefront of a national trial into coronavirus treatment – helping lead to a major breakthrough. The team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been taking part in a national clinical trial to identify treatments beneficial for people hospitalised with suspected or confirmed […]

Local Trust urges: “Love Your Landscape”

We’re proud to serve thousands of people every year. Clinicians at the University Hospital of North Tees and University Hospital of Hartlepool work hard to deliver state-of-the-art care using the most advanced techniques. However, it’s no secret that the buildings are ageing. In the same year that the University Hospital of North Tees was built […]