Archive – August, 2022

Bowel cancer team aim to set up cancer screening programme in Mauritius

Bowel Cancer Team

Our bowel cancer screening team is heading to Mauritius to help their local government set up a cancer screening programme. The team was approached by the Government of Mauritius to look at how a bowel screening service can be implemented in the country’s existing facilities. Clinical director of bowel screening and consultant gastroenterologist Professor Matt […]

National award nomination recognises local health care Trust’s commitment to staff wellbeing

Julie Gillon

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award recognising its commitment to the health and wellbeing of staff at all levels. The Trust’s staff-focused Health and Wellbeing magazine has joined seven other NHS organisations in the 2022 NHS Communicate Awards in the ‘Communications Team Health and Wellbeing Award’ […]

Teesside health boss humbled by Hartlepool WW2 veteran

Julie Gillon and Terrence Lewis

A health chief at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has spoken of the ‘humbling experience’ of meeting a World War 2 veteran this week during his stay at University Hospital of North Tees. Julie Gillon, Chief Executive for the Trust met with 103-year-old Terrence Lewis (Terry) this week, alongside colleagues Steve Hall, Deputy […]

Hartlepool urgent care service reaches out to its local deaf community

Hartlepool deaf centre event

A front-line health service in Hartlepool has reached out to its local deaf community to send key messages about issues it can help treat. The urgent care service at the University Hospital of Hartlepool visited the Hartlepool Deaf Centre at an event with its members this week. Urgent care practitioner Matt Sheridan spoke to the […]

Making every contact count

Kath Tarn - Making Every Contact Count

Patients can expect a more thorough look at their health as we pledge to make every contact count. Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is a simple but effective health intervention. MECC enables the opportunistic delivery of healthy lifestyle information and enables individuals to engage in conversations about their health. Staff at North Tees and Hartlepool […]

Nurse leading staff catheter training programme – thanks to support gaining specialist apprenticeship

Nurse standing in front of hospital

A nurse is leading a specialist catheter training programme for health staff – thanks to the support he has had to gain professional qualifications. Prince Anonat leads the midline catheter insertion and management training at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. This is after he completed an advanced clinical practice integrated master’s-level apprenticeship at […]