Archive – July, 2020

Teesside research team at the forefront of search for COVID-19 treatment

Research and development team say thank you to everyone who has helped take part in COVID-19 trials

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”

External of University Hospital of North Tees

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

Orthotist Abby Patterson supports patients through Attend Anywhere

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 […]