How the high risk foot team rose to the challenge of COVID-19

Patients with high risk foot problems have continued to get the care they need during the coronavirus pandemic – thanks to a dedicated health team. The diabetic foot team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have maintained the same high quality level of care over the last few weeks. This is despite challenges […]

Volunteer praised for her support to a patient

A volunteer at a local health care Trust has been praised for providing extraordinary support to an elderly patient. Alice Pearce, 32, from Hartlepool, has been volunteering at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteering two-days a week on Ward 36 at the University Hospital of North […]

Community and wellbeing team come together to help support staff

An NHS wellbeing team created these fantastic care packs as part of a staff initiative during the coronavirus pandemic. The psychology and health and wellbeing departments at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust wanted to put together packages for front-line staff. Working with local supermarkets in Stockton including Morrisons, Tesco and Asda, Marks and […]

Social distancing message for NHS front line staff

We’ve developed a rather unique method of communicating social distancing measures to colleagues on the front line. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have produced a series of images and posters in order to communicate with our clinical colleagues about the importance of continuing to socially distance.   Featuring images of face masks, visors, […]

Volunteers celebrated!

We’re celebrating the work of our highly valued volunteers during Volunteers’ Week. Over the last year, almost 300 Trust volunteers gave up their time on a regular basis at both the University Hospital of North Tees and University Hospital of Hartlepool. The volunteers carry out a variety of duties including driving patients to and from […]

We’re still here to serve, urges Trust

“If you need urgent treatment, you can get it” – that’s the message from a patient of a local health care trust which is urging people not to put off accessing vital services during the COVID-19 pandemic. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has seen a significant drop in the numbers of patients attending […]

Health team shows its appreciation to catering team during pandemic

Health staff in Hartlepool have shown their appreciation for a support service who have been there for them throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The team in Café Wilbers at the University Hospital of Hartlepool have been thanked for the support they have given since the outbreak of COVID-19. While other businesses in the town had to […]

Hartlepool health team sign letter calling on town’s ongoing support

“We need your continued support to help fight this pandemic.” That’s the message to the people of Hartlepool from their local health team in the face of the ongoing fight against COVID-19. Staff at the University Hospital of Hartlepool who live in the town have signed a letter calling on fellow Hartlepudlians for their continued […]