Archive – April, 2020

Student nurses join national coronavirus response effort

Student nurses join the national coronavirus response effort

STUDENT nurses have joined an NHS trust as part of a special national effort to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 40 nurses in the final year of their training have started at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust this week. The nurses will be on the front line caring for coronavirus […]

Local man and company team up to help staff at centre of coronavirus care

Local man Jason donates bottled water to intensive care

A LOCAL man has teamed up with a company in Stockton to help provide hundreds of bottles of water to staff caring for coronavirus patients. Jason Storey wanted to do something to make it easier for staff in the critical care unit at the University Hospital of North Tees to drink fluids during challenging shifts. […]

Award winning stroke survivor shares his story and praises staff

Patient Paul, seen with his family shares his story and thanks staff for their care

It’s been more than three years since Paul Elliot suffered a stroke at the age of just 33. Paul was cared for by the team in the stroke unit at the University Hospital of North Tees. He and his family will always be grateful to the team for everything they did. He said: “I would like […]

Teesside Trust Bringing Back Staff to Support Battle Against Virus

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has launched its #BringBackStaff campaign, a call to arms for retired nurses and doctors who are considering returning to the front line. Faced with an unprecedented global pandemic, the Trust has sprung into action to make sure there are as many clinicians as possible ready to join the […]

“Thank you for caring for my nan” – award winning team told

North Tees orthopaedic ward accept their team of the month award

During these difficult times it’s important we recognise the fantastic work our staff are doing every day. The staff on the orthopaedic ward at the University Hospital of North Tees have received the latest team of the month award for the outstanding care provided to a relative of a staff member. Nursing associate Lisa Tomlinson […]

Newly qualified doctors join response to coronavirus pandemic

Newly qualified doctors join pandemic response: welcome induction at North Tees Middlefield Lecture Theatre

A group of newly qualified doctors have joined the trust as part of a special national drive to help the NHS respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The trust has been allocated a cohort of 20 new foundation interim year one doctors and yesterday was their first day with us.  These are new posts and part […]

Nurse cheered out of intensive care after winning fight with coronavirus

Staff member Millie on ward recovering from COVID-19

A NURSE has described the moment she was cheered out of intensive care after winning her battle with coronavirus. Millie Magadlela spent three days on a ventilator fighting COVID-19 in the critical care unit at the University Hospital of North Tees as staff worked tirelessly to save her life. She has explained how the first […]

Innovative Trust Uses Technology to Create Discussion Space for Staff

Staff member using LIA app on their phone

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is using the Listening Into Action (LiA) app to create a safe space to facilitate discussion amongst its staff during these challenging times. The app has been specifically designed to support health colleagues during the COVID-19 crisis, providing a platform to share ideas and specific needs. As a […]