Announcements

Hands-free device is improving patient care

The Vocera system, worn on the front of a uniform, works by using the hospital’s WiFi to give staff instant voice communication with each other. It is in use in urgent and emergency care at the Trust – helping with improved patient flow, patient safety and satisfaction. Due to its success so far, it will […]

Teesside trust to offer innovative surgery to prevent amputations

Mr Nigel Young, Helen Warburton Highly Specialist Podiatry Nurse and Mr Paul Mackenney Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust.

A Teesside trust has piloted innovative orthopaedic surgery that could potentially save diabetes patients from unnecessary amputations. Mr Paul Mackenney, Orthopaedic Consultant Surgeon at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust provides a diabetic foot service for patients in Stockton, Hartlepool and the Tees Valley. Mr Mackenney carried out the new procedure on local man […]

Annual General Meeting for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Image of Chief Nurse / Director of Patient Safety and Quality addressing visitors to the Annual General Meeting.

A leading local health provider has held its annual general meeting in Stockton. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust hosted the event, attended by around 100 delegates at their University Hospital of North Tees site in Stockton, to share news from around the Trust throughout the course of the past 12 months. The event […]

Teesside Trust Pilot Innovative Nursing Associate Scheme in the North East

Image of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Nursing Associate Graduates

A Teesside health care provider has become one of the first in the region to complete an innovative training programme aimed at a new generation of nursing associates.  North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust took part in a national pilot with Health Education England, which recruited a cohort of ten Trainee Nursing Associates in […]

Pet therapy leading to quicker patient recoveries

The trust has teamed up with the Wag & Company charity so patients can benefit from animal assisted therapy. The trial was first run in an elderly care unit at the University Hospital of North Tees to help patients with dementia. It has since been successfully used in the hospital’s orthopaedic ward with help from […]

Relative sends heartfelt thanks for mum’s care

Micaela Waldby was sent a touching note by the daughter of a patient who she helped during a recent appointment in orthopaedic outpatients at the University Hospital of North Tees. The note said: “I just wanted to say a huge thank you for helping us out on Wednesday in the disabled toilet with my mum. […]

40 Year Reunion for the class of ‘79

Group photograph of trainee nurse reunion group

A leading North East NHS Foundation Trust welcomed some familiar faces through its doors after more than 40 years since they were first on site. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust opened its doors to a number of previous nursing trainees who completed their nurse training with the Trust back in 1979, and returned […]

New multidisciplinary approach to stroke patient care

Patients sat in chapel taking part in holistic stroke rehabilitation with physiotherapist

A joint initiative by a number of multidisciplinary teams at a Teesside NHS Foundation Trust is paying dividends for stroke patients in their care. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have adopted a holistic approach to support the recovery of stroke victims. By teaming up with colleagues from physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and […]

Friends complete Hartlepool charity walk for breast care service

Carole Thornton, Linda Cruickshank, Alison Aston, Karen McIntosh, Sandra Dobson, Joan Veart and Val Kitching helped raise £600 for breast care across North Tees and Hartlepool hospitals. They walked from Hartlepool Marina to the Clock Tower at Seaton Carew and back again – collecting donations along the way. They did a similar walk last year and […]

Annual General Meeting 2019

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is Holding its annual General Meeting The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, 7 August between 10.00am and 12.30pm in the Boardroom, fourth Floor, North Wing at the University Hospitality of North Tees. Members of the public are welcome. Come along to hear about our achievements, […]