Archive – March, 2019

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: Trust sees huge fall in cancelled operations over winter pressures The Trust has seen a significant reduction in cancelled operations this year, with only […]

North East Emergency Care team send their love overseas

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

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

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

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 […]

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:   ‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’ In her latest blog, Chief Executive Julie Gillon discusses recruitment locally in North Tees and […]

‘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 […]