Announcements

Cancelled Surgeries Dramatically Reduced at North East Trust

A leading Trust in the North East has announced a significant reduction in figures surrounding cancelled elective surgery for 2019. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust cancelled just six operations due to winter bed pressures – a time notoriously fraught with high admissions for health care providers. This is against a 2018 figure of […]

This week’s NTHighlights

Please note: you will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from the trust’s app, your personal mobile or computers at home:   ‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’ In her latest blog, Chief Executive Julie Gillon discusses recruitment locally in North Tees and […]

Jeffrey secures NHS job role thanks to new alliance

Jeffrey Nicholson from Stockton is now working as a domestic assistant at the University Hospital of North Tees. This is thanks to joint working between North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and Stockton Riverside College. Work placements are set up for college students like Jeffrey who are looking for the chance to experience working […]

Trust goes green to improve patient care

The improvements at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust are helping save thousands of pounds every month. These include installing energy efficient LED lights across the trust, a new air conditioning system and new solar panels at the University Hospital of North Tees. Stuart Watkin, head of engineering compliance and energy at North Tees […]

Clinical professionals from Teesside Trust have medical paper published

Clinical professionals from a Teesside Trust have had their paper published in the British Journal of Nursing. The authors, Elizabeth Warde, Infection Prevention and Control Nurse, Emma Davies, Clinical Educator (previously Infection Prevention & Control Nurse) and Andrew Ward, Senior Biomedical Scientist, all work at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. The paper, titled […]

This week’s NTHighlights

Please note: you will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from the trust’s app, your personal mobile or computers at home: Cutting Edge@NTH ‘we’re excited to offer our services five days a week’ BBC Radio Tees have been in having a chat with resident hairdresser […]

Family visit emergency care to donate in man’s memory

In lieu of flowers, the family of Mr Cook asked anyone attending his funeral to make a donation. This, along with donations from his colleagues at Virgin – helped raised almost £500 for the emergency department at the University Hospital of North Tees. John’s ex-wife Valerie and his son Stephen visited the department to personally […]

Patient is pain free after successful hernia op

Dennis Wilson has suffered with a reccurrence of his hernia – and having had various operations over the last 40 years it has always returned. Dennis, who is 72, was referred for an appointment with associate specialist Manuf Kassem at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust who operated on him. Mr Kassem has achieved […]

North Tees patient gets a cut above the rest

Hospital-based hairdresser gives elderly patient a whole new level of care. Dawn Cuthbert, hairdresser at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s salon, Cutting Edge@NTH visited Sandra Williams, 71, at her bedside to give her a makeover. Sandra is originally from Wales and was visiting her daughter in Hartlepool over Christmas when she took a […]

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Please note: you will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from the trust’s app, your personal mobile or computers at home: Praise for Trust’s implementation of barcoding system The Trust recently received ‘Scan4Safety’ certification, recognised for successfully implementing the system across both of its sites. […]