Archive – May, 2019

Teesside healthcare servant retires after four decades

Sue and colleagues share a laugh or two reminiscing about her time at the NHS

A Teesside health trust had bid farewell to a colleague who spent 43 years dedicating her career to the organisation. Sue Piggott has retired from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust at a celebration event held at the University Hospital of North Tees, which was attended by over 150 guests. Mrs Piggot joined the […]

Young Inspectors give Trust the lowdown on its Paediatric services

Young inspectors from Throston School share their findings with staff in the Emergency department seminar room

Eagle-eyed students visit Teesside Trust to inspect its services and offer their feedback to make a positive change. The group of students from Throston School, Hartlepool visited North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to carry out an inspection of its Paediatric Services. The students, aged nine and 10 years old, turned up with their […]

Teesside health care professionals are successful in their bid to join the Northern England Clinical Senate

Fiona McEvoy, Head Of Nursing for Collaborative Care

The clinical representatives, who work at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, are lending their expertise to the regional Senate, which is a non-statutory body. Fiona McEvoy, Head of Nursing Quality has been appointed on to the Council following an  interview process. Paul Rafferty, Head of Nursing (Out of Hospital) was successful in securing […]

Teesside Trust Awarded Education Accolade

Trust receiving ‘Investment in Training Award 2019’ at the Hartlepool Business Awards

A Teesside based health care trust has been named winner of the ‘Investment in Training Award 2019’ at the Hartlepool Business Awards. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust collected the accolade at an event held on Thursday 16th May at the Borough Hall, a grade II listed building at the Headland in Hartlepool. The […]

Community hospital garden set to help patients with cancer

Staff show off the new North Tees hospital cancer community garden

  The garden at the University Hospital of North Tees used to be an unused open space in one of the courtyard areas.   That’s until members of the invoice finance team at Siemens Financial Services heard about it. The team offered to fund new equipment and plants as well as free up their own […]

‘Working together to shape the future of healthcare’

Staff at the back of the Tees Restaurant share their thoughts at monthly Chief Executive Coffee Morning

Recently I met with staff from across the Trust in the latest of my coffee mornings. These sessions are a great opportunity for me to understand what is going on within your areas, and how the executive team might be able to offer support. Ahead of the bank holiday period, a hot topic for discussion […]

Teesside doctor wins prestigious award for world class trainee teaching

Consultant Chris Wells receives award from Deepak Dwarakanath

Dr Christopher W Wells, a Consultant Gastroenterologist, has been awarded the prestigious William Cullen Prize by The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, for his world class teaching programmes for trainee doctors at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. The award was presented as the Hospital hosted the prestigious General Medicine Update conference on […]

New menopause support group for staff

health and wellbeing lead Jill McGee and consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology Gill Black celebrate formation of menopause support group

BBC Breakfast have been running news items including information, guidance and resources. The Trust has recently launched its own menopause support group for staff – led by health and wellbeing lead Jill McGee and consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology Gill Black. The group helps staff who may be struggling with symptoms of menopause and need […]

Teesside Trust committed to new mums see the same midwife every time

Erik’s mum Marina Carrillo-Jones, baby Erik and North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Midwife Caz Wood.

North Tees and Hartlepool (NTH) NHS Foundation Trust is fully embracing the Continuity of Carer initiative, making sure that expectant mums are more likely to see the same midwife every time. Continuity of Carer is a national initiative that is championed by NHS England, providing new mums with the security of seeing the same midwife […]

Dying Matters Week – a great opportunity for us all to reflect on our own awareness around the topic of death.

Chief Executive Julie Gillon

As part of Dying Matters Awareness Week, Chief Executive Julie Gillon reflects on the importance of getting end of life care right, to make the experience easier for patients, family, friends and clinicians delivering care to people in their final moments. “This week is national Dying Matters Week and is a great opportunity for us […]