Linking Loved Ones during COVID-19

With patient visiting no longer permitted due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve launched Linking Loved Ones – three new ways for patients and their loved ones to stay in touch. Patients will soon be feeling less-lonely thanks to a dedicated hotline, Virtual Visiting and Letters of Love. Hotline The hotline has been created so […]

Consultation from the comfort of home

Patients can now take part in medical appointments from their own home, thanks to a new development in virtual consultations. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has implemented a new, online service which will result in many patients no longer needing to travel to the hospital for appointments. The Attend Anywhere software is a […]

Student nurses join national coronavirus response effort

STUDENT nurses have joined an NHS trust as part of a special national effort to help respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 40 nurses in the final year of their training have started at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust this week. The nurses will be on the front line caring for coronavirus […]

Local man and company team up to help staff at centre of coronavirus care

A LOCAL man has teamed up with a company in Stockton to help provide hundreds of bottles of water to staff caring for coronavirus patients. Jason Storey wanted to do something to make it easier for staff in the critical care unit at the University Hospital of North Tees to drink fluids during challenging shifts. […]

Award winning stroke survivor shares his story and praises staff

It’s been more than three years since Paul Elliot suffered a stroke at the age of just 33. Paul was cared for by the team in the stroke unit at the University Hospital of North Tees. He and his family will always be grateful to the team for everything they did. He said: “I would like […]

Teesside Trust Bringing Back Staff to Support Battle Against Virus

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has launched its #BringBackStaff campaign, a call to arms for retired nurses and doctors who are considering returning to the front line. Faced with an unprecedented global pandemic, the Trust has sprung into action to make sure there are as many clinicians as possible ready to join the […]

“Thank you for caring for my nan” – award winning team told

During these difficult times it’s important we recognise the fantastic work our staff are doing every day. The staff on the orthopaedic ward at the University Hospital of North Tees have received the latest team of the month award for the outstanding care provided to a relative of a staff member. Nursing associate Lisa Tomlinson […]

Newly qualified doctors join response to coronavirus pandemic

A group of newly qualified doctors have joined the trust as part of a special national drive to help the NHS respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The trust has been allocated a cohort of 20 new foundation interim year one doctors and yesterday was their first day with us.  These are new posts and part […]