Archive – September, 2021

Jodi following her passion in direct patient care role

Team support worker in white shirt stood in corridor

A woman who has a passion for starting a career in patient care has finally realised it – more than a decade after starting her journey. Jodi Pearson joined North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as a ward hostess, preparing and serving patients their meals every day. The role gave Jodi a clear view […]

Raising awareness of disabilities in the workplace

Nic Samuels Disability Staff Network

Staff from an active networking group are leading the charge to change people’s views of disabled people in the workplace, especially those dealing with hidden disabilities. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s Disability Staff Network has launched a series of videos of group members talking about the issues they tackle every day. The short, […]

NHS staff take to the skies for charity – after gesture for pandemic response

Staff in front of skydiving board

Daredevil NHS staff took to the skies to raise thousands of pounds for patient care – after a local skydiving company made a generous gesture as thanks for the COVID-19 response. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was offered 10 free staff places by Skyhigh Skydiving in Shotton Colliery. The company in County Durham […]

Trust urges local people – “Hold us accountable!”

Wendy Gill, Chair of membership strategy committee

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for more people to join its membership scheme to make their views on healthcare heard and to hold their local NHS to account. NHS Foundation Trusts work to the principles of the NHS but also enjoy a greater degree of freedom to act upon the views […]

Hospital Trust hosts moving photography exhibition

Cambodia in Transition exhibition

The University Hospital of North Tees is hosting a moving and inspiring photography exhibition showcasing healthcare in a little-seen part of the world: Cambodia. The exhibition, Cambodia in Transition: Trauma, Health and Religion, is currently on display in the hospital’s newly redecorated spirituality centre. The exhibition features around 50 photographs taken by Newcastle-based clinical psychologist […]