Archive – March, 2019

‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’

‘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

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

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

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 […]

This week’s NTHighlights

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: Cutting Edge@NTH ‘we’re excited to offer our services five days a week’ BBC Radio Tees have been in having a chat with resident hairdresser […]

Family visit emergency care to donate in man’s memory

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 […]

Patient is pain free after successful hernia op

Dennis Wilson has suffered with a reccurrence of his hernia – and having had various operations over the last 40 years it has always returned. Dennis, who is 72, was referred for an appointment with associate specialist Manuf Kassem at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust who operated on him. Mr Kassem has achieved […]

North Tees patient gets a cut above the rest

Hospital-based hairdresser gives elderly patient a whole new level of care. Dawn Cuthbert, hairdresser at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s salon, Cutting Edge@NTH visited Sandra Williams, 71, at her bedside to give her a makeover. Sandra is originally from Wales and was visiting her daughter in Hartlepool over Christmas when she took a […]

Care home training in line for national award

The team will be vying with three other health trusts in the innovation in HR category at the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) HR in Excellence Awards. The team deliver training to care home staff across the area, helping to reduce hospital admissions. It is part of an alliance with Stockton Borough Council, Tees, Esk […]

Teesside Physician named most inspiring in the country

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) has named a Teesside Consultant Physician as the most inspiring in the country. Dr Catherine Monaghan, Clinical Director and Consultant in Acute and Respiratory Medicine at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust claimed the accolade on International Women’s Day. The RCPE is proud to celebrate physicians […]