Archive – June, 2020

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 […]

Scanner capacity boosted to help more patients than ever

Some of the team using the relocatable tomography scanner

A HEALTH trust has bolstered its resources to help scan more patients than ever before during the coronavirus pandemic. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has upgraded its scanning equipment to ensure patients are treated as quickly as they can be. The trust has had a relocatable CT scanner delivered to its site at […]

Thank you for being there for us!

A collage of some of the generous donations and community support we have received throughout the first wave of the pandemic

THANK YOU!   Thank you from everyone at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to our amazing community for being there for us over the last few months.   Thank you for making personal protective equipment for us.   Thank you for making food and donating water to our front-line staff.   Thank you […]

Doctor who went above and beyond during pandemic

Sarah Whitehouse receives her star of the month gifts from Deputy director of Finance, Stuart Irvine

Sarah Whitehouse, a registrar in elderly care, has been awarded the latest star of the month award after being nominated by two different colleagues who worked alongside her during a really busy period during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lucy Stanton and Elle Clarke, both foundation doctors, describe Sarah as showing nothing but the utmost compassion for […]

Award success for high-tech Trust

CareScan+ handheld scanner system

Innovation was nationally recognised last night (18 June) with a local health care Trust winning a prestigious award for an in-house technological advancement which played a part in the battle against COVID-19. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s CareScan+ system was named as the winner of the “Supporting Healthcare Teams” prize at the annual […]

Health chief tells the loved ones of staff ‘you’re their super power’

Employee Engagement colleague Kara Pickering holds up an example of the letter sent out to the loved ones as staff as a thank you, saying 'you're their super power'

In an emotional letter to the loved ones of staff from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, Chief Executive, Julie Gillon has described recipients as being her colleagues ‘super power’ during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The correspondence sent to all trust staff to share with their loved ones and support networks is part of […]

Care homes praise NHS team’s support during COVID-19

Care home team and resident from Teesdale Lodge Nursing Home praise trust staff for their support

CARE homes in Teesside have been full of praise for the support from an NHS infection control team in response to COVID-19. Gill Roberts, infection prevention and control nurse at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, has been a source of expertise for homes across Stockton and Hartlepool. This has included running training sessions, […]