News and events

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 […]

Trust asks for self-control as pubs reopen

Trust asks for self-control as pubs reopen

“No one wants to spend an evening in A&E” – that’s the message from a leading clinician as pubs and restaurants get ready to reopen. Deepak Dwarakanath, Medical Director for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, said: “A lot of people are going to be rushing back to the pubs when they reopen on […]

Video appointments come to the aid of orthotics patients

The innovative use of video consultation software to aid patients with specialist needs has been hailed a success and is being offered to other health care trusts nationwide. Our Orthotics service assesses patients and provides them with devices such as insoles, braces, splints, callipers, footwear, spinal jackets and helmets etc. They are used by patients […]

Marie steps down after 46 years

Marie steps down after 46 years

We said an emotional goodbye to a committed nurse who has spent 46 years caring for patients in the region. Marie Sutherland, 65, qualified as a nurse in 1975 after training in York and South Tees. In the intervening years, the staff nurse has worked for South Tees NHS Foundation Trust, the Butterwick Hospice and […]