Announcements

“I don’t like who COVID-19 has made me become.”

Stay home, protect the NHS, Save lives

Cathy Troath, from Norton, had a relatively mild but still very unpleasant COVID-19 infection late last year. She spoke with the Trust about her experiences which didn’t require hospitalisation but still made a huge impact on her life. “I began to lose my sense of smell and taste in mid-October. Within four days I was […]

Doctors in training ready to start clinical practice after COVID-19 vaccine

Doctors in training after having their COVID-19 vaccine

We are pleased to welcome back the cohort of final year medical students as they get set to become qualified doctors. As key workers, the students have been invited to have their vaccinations alongside our staff as they get set to start clinical placements next week. Three of the students – Sophie Whisson, Jon Phipps […]

Trust says ‘stick to the guidelines’ as London declared a Major Incident

Stay home, protect the NHS, Save lives

Following the news that London has been declared as Major Incident due to rising numbers of COVID-19 infections, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has repeated the call for everyone to observe the national lockdown. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today set London on the same level of alert as during the tragedies […]

COVID-19 patient praises research study for helping save his life

Patient Colin Marlborough in hospital being treated for COVID-19

A Hartlepool man who battled COVID-19 has described how he only took part in a research trial thanks to the words of a fellow patient – and is now so grateful he did so. Colin Marlborough was admitted to the University Hospital of North Tees in December after taking ill with the virus. After spending […]

Hospital Trust asks staff to keep talking and keep caring for one another

University Hospital of North Tees' Critical Care Team

A Teesside health care trust has appealed to their staff to ‘keep talking and keep caring for one another’ after what they describe as one of the most pressured winters they have ever experienced. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust bosses have issued the rallying cry after becoming one of the hardest hit hospitals […]

Cancer first in the UK

Respiratory consultant Dr Vandana Jeebun with the ultraminiature cryoprobe

A cancer patient can now receive curative treatment thanks to an innovative diagnostic method performed for the first time in the UK by the Respiratory Team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Kathleen Jackson was referred to the University Hospital of North Tees by Mr Sion Barnard, Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Newcastle Hospitals NHS […]

New COVID-19 vaccine rolled out to staff and patients across Teesside

Nurse preparing a vaccine for use

NHS staff and patients in Teesside are now being protected against COVID-19 after the ground-breaking Pfizer vaccine was rolled out this week. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust started vaccinating from its own site at the University Hospital of North Tees on Tuesday. Staff and patients are being vaccinated, following a priority system which […]

All we want for Christmas is you…to stay safe

Graphic Christmas tree made of snowflakes

Christmas is going to be different for all of us. As we look to a more subdued festive season then we’d all prefer, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has written its own Christmas wish list – a special list of what the public can do to make sure we all have the best […]

“Rainbow” lights Christmas Trees gift for Trust

Julie Gillon, chief executive of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and Councillor Bob Cook, leader of Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council with the ‘rainbow’ Christmas trees.

A multi-coloured forest of festive splendour has appeared in the grounds of University Hospital of North Tees. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has gratefully accepted the gift of 28 Christmas Trees with ‘rainbow coloured’ lights from Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council in recognition of the vital role the NHS played in the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]