Archive – January, 2022

100 leaders My Journey: Nicola Critchley

Nicola Critchley in Tees Restaurant

My project is Rainbow gardens and staircase. It links the Tees Restaurant to the Rainbow Room and gives North Tees an outside seating area. I had the idea to provide a link between the two areas after I saw staff sitting outside near the bus stop for lunch. I thought that the outside courtyard was […]

Trust receives £5,000 in fundraising from Hartlepool family

Fundraiser Kirsty Wass and Tom Bingham, senior clinical matron for ITU

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has thanked the family of a man who died of COVID-19 for their extraordinary fundraising of £5,036. Kirsty Wass and her husband David, from Hartlepool, were determined to raise the funds for the ITU service at University Hospital of North Tees after Kirsty’s father, Colin Sutheran, 60, died […]

Chinese New Year COVID appeal

Pharmacist Leung Yu Wu films his video appeal

A pharmacist from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has joined a national appeal for members of the UK’s Chinese community to celebrate the Year of the Tiger in safety and to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Leung Yu Wu, a pharmacist based at the University Hospital of North Tees, has lent his voice to […]

100 Leaders programme opens applications for Cohort 2

100 Leaders: Applications now open

In June 2021, the Trust launched the ‘100 Leaders’ initiative, setting out ambitions for a new and innovative way of investing and delivering in our leaders now and in the future. The first cohort underwent a six-month programme designed to facilitate learning and development. Split into 10 teams, the pack members and leaders came together […]

Doctor takes lead on emergency team’s mission to go green

Doctor in front of emergency care road

A DOCTOR is leading an emergency department’s mission to go green – with a number of ambitions set out for the team to meet. James Tullie, a doctor in emergency care at the University Hospital of North Tees, is helping the service in its aim to have net zero carbon emissions. The department will be […]

£720,000 investment for University Hospital of Hartlepool’s new roof

University Hospital of Hartlepool new roof

A major £720,000 project is currently underway to replace the roof on the main ward block at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The works, which are expected to complete in May this year, will see the ageing, weather-worn roof entirely replaced with a new roof which will last for many years to come. Patients are […]

New chief pharmacist appointed

David Cook, Chief Pharmacist

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has welcomed a new chief pharmacist. David Cook, previously the Trust’s regional pharmacy procurement specialist, is keen to develop the team members and further advance the Trust’s use of high-tech automation. David, 62, who lives in Stokesley, said: “I hope to see the team continue to develop and […]

School hold fundraiser in memory of Hartlepool man

School fundraiser effort in Hartlepool

Last year following the passing of a much-loved Hartlepool man his family organised a fundraising event in his memory, raising money to thank the staff on the intensive care unit at the University Hospital of North Tees. Since the event in memory of Colin Sutheran, staff and children at Throston Primary School in Hartlepool have […]

Visiting suspended at University Hospital of North Tees

Front sign at North Tees

Due to rising numbers of COVID-19 cases in the local area, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has made the difficult decision to suspend routine visiting to the University Hospital of North Tees. Under exceptional circumstances, visitors will still be welcomed. Family members are asked to contact the ward on which their relative is […]