Archive – March, 2019

North East Emergency Care team send their love overseas

The emergency care team, who all got involved in the gift drive

Emergency Care Team at a Northern Trust prepare thoughtful donation for colleagues in Christchurch. For Debbie Hall, Paediatrics Lead for the Emergency Care department at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, Christchurch holds a special place in her heart. After spending a year in Christchurch from 2010-2011 working in the local hospital there, she […]

Physios urge Teessiders to help them get to the moon and back

All together we could get to the moon and back. Share your progress with the team on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram

A team of North East physios are urging the people of North Tees and Hartlepool to help them ‘get to the moon and back’. They are encouraging everyone to get involved and get more active! It’s a modest 768,800 km to travel – that’s 96,100 hours of running, 49,600 hours of cycling or 153,670 hours […]

Cancelled Surgeries Dramatically Reduced at North East Trust

Staff working awat at the EAU main ward station

A leading Trust in the North East has announced a significant reduction in figures surrounding cancelled elective surgery for 2019. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust cancelled just six operations due to winter bed pressures – a time notoriously fraught with high admissions for health care providers. This is against a 2018 figure of […]

Kind donation spreads a little magic on Teesside Trust

Carol Cavendish donating £2000 to members of staff in the Paediatric Emergency Department

A North East Trust has received a generous donation for its children’s services from a magical gifter. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust benefitted from more than £2000 which was donated to the paediatric department at the University Hospital of North Tees from The North Shire site. Its owner, Carol Cavendish, raised the funds […]

‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’

Chief Executive Julie Gillon take a tour around the Urgent Care Centre

‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’ is just one of the many ambitions the Long Term Plan sets out. At a national level, health care providers are feeling the strain of increased staffing vacancies, with the biggest shortfall in nursing. A recent report from the Nuffield Trust, Health Foundation and King’s Fund, claims […]

Jeffrey secures NHS job role thanks to new alliance

Jreffrey in his new role as a domestic at the Trust

Jeffrey Nicholson from Stockton is now working as a domestic assistant at the University Hospital of North Tees. This is thanks to joint working between North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and Stockton Riverside College. Work placements are set up for college students like Jeffrey who are looking for the chance to experience working […]

Trust goes green to improve patient care

Porters from North Tees Hospital

The improvements at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust are helping save thousands of pounds every month. These include installing energy efficient LED lights across the trust, a new air conditioning system and new solar panels at the University Hospital of North Tees. Stuart Watkin, head of engineering compliance and energy at North Tees […]

Clinical professionals from Teesside Trust have medical paper published

Biomedical scientist working in the Trust Pathology lab

Clinical professionals from a Teesside Trust have had their paper published in the British Journal of Nursing. The authors, Elizabeth Warde, Infection Prevention and Control Nurse, Emma Davies, Clinical Educator (previously Infection Prevention & Control Nurse) and Andrew Ward, Senior Biomedical Scientist, all work at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. The paper, titled […]

Family visit emergency care to donate in man’s memory

Family members Valerie and Stephen give their donation to Emergency Department staff

In lieu of flowers, the family of Mr Cook asked anyone attending his funeral to make a donation. This, along with donations from his colleagues at Virgin – helped raised almost £500 for the emergency department at the University Hospital of North Tees. John’s ex-wife Valerie and his son Stephen visited the department to personally […]