Archive – October, 2020

Leg break leads to donation

Lucy Bettley and Mihaela McDonald hold cheque donation and basket of goodies outside of North Tees Hospital

Massive ‘thank you’ to Lucy Bettley for the very kind donation of £300 and sweet treats for our orthopaedic outpatients team. Sponsored by friends and family Lucy, 13, from Ingleby Barwick, ran around her garden for two and half hour every night, until a fall resulted in a fractured right leg! Treated by our orthopaedic […]

From volunteer to employee

Volunteer Richard Hewitson who has just recently been employed by the Trust

When Richard Hewitson began volunteering with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, he never imagined the experience would lead to a job. But now the 39-year-old from Durham is due to join the University of North Tees’ enhanced care team as a full-time member of staff supporting […]

Clearing up any confusion about the new alert level

Stuart Irvine, deputy director of finance for the Trust

We’ve produced and released a short video explaining the new regulations regarding the High Alert/Tier Two status Teesside currently finds itself in. Featuring members of staff outlining one regulation each, the ‘COVID-19 – High Alert restrictions’ video takes a little more than 90 seconds to make clear what we all need to know. Stuart Irvine, […]

Neonangels’ fifth anniversary

Shaun and Kirsty pose with Ava and Noah, who are now both five years of age

“I’m so proud to have helped start a charity that helps people through the most traumatic time of their lives.” That’s the view from Shaun Lowther who works for the Trust’s Radiology team as the Neoangels charity gets set for its fifth anniversary. Back in January 2015, Shaun and his wife Kirsty were new parents […]

Research team share their amazing experience following COVID-19 outbreak

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

A research team have shared their own personalised experiences of being at the centre of the battle against COVID-19. The importance of the work of the research and development team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has never been more evident than now. The department has been at the centre of some key […]

Getting Active at North Tees and Hartlepool

Social Card: Proud to be an active hospital

A local NHS Trust has been named one of just three pilot sites in the country taking part in an innovative project to get patients more active. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as an ‘Active Hospital’ by Public Health England, Sport England, the National Lottery and project leader NHS Transformation […]

Frailty team who do everything in their power for patients

Fraily Team stand outside North Tees as they receive their team of the Month award from Professor Graham Evans

The frailty team are the latest winners of the Trust’s Team of the month award after being nominated by adult safeguarding nurse advisor Jenny Duthie who says the team “epitomise everything the Trust values”. Jenny continues: “Nothing is ever too much for the team, they go above and beyond for each and every patient that […]

Warm, friendly and accommodating healthcare assistant awarded

Rebecca McKenna stood outside of hartlepool hospital accepting her star of the month award

“Warm, friendly, accommodating and an asset to both our department and the Trust” are the words used to describe our latest star of the month, healthcare assistant Rebecca McKenna. Rebecca who works in the outpatient department at the University of Hartlepool and occasionally Peterlee Hospital, was nominated by staff nurse Jean Boddy who works alongside […]