Keeping wards clean and safe

The trust has a regular ward decant programme to make sure patients are getting the very best care. One at a time, each ward is moved in to the trust’s designated decant ward – an empty ward area set up for staff and patients to move straight into while their area is given a deep […]

Trust holds its first Christmas Fair

Father Christmas with young Oliver

Our first ever Christmas Fair was a great success! Stalls of all shapes and sizes lined the corridors of the University Hospital of North Tees on 6 December, raising money for local causes, small businesses and the trust’s own charity, North Tees and Hartlepool Together. The fair was opened by the Harrow Gate primary academy […]

A day in the life of…Louise Parkin in the Hospital at Home team

Louise and Patient in their home

Louise Parkin is a specialist respiratory nurse in the trust’s Hospital at Home team – an innovative service which cares for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in their own homes. It is run day to day by a team of specialist nurses and physiotherapists and overseen by consultant physicians Catherine Monaghan and Julia […]

Members invited to event

Invitation to Trust Member Event – Wednesday 13 December 2017  Members are invited to attend the next Member Event, which will take place on Wednesday 13 December 2017, in the Lecture Theatre, Middlefield Centre at the University Hospital of North Tees, Hardwick Road, Stockton on Tees TS19 8PE. Free parking will be provided. The event will […]

MP takes tour of new research centre

Dr Paul Williams, Labour MP tours the new Synexus research centre

A HEALTH trust welcomed one of its local MPs to take a tour of a new research centre which is set to raise the profile of research in the area. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust invited Dr Paul Williams, Labour MP for Stockton South, for a visit to the Synexus research facility, based […]

Trust at forefront of national maternal and neonatal service improvement

Maternity and neonatal team with Julie Lane

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is leading the way in the north east in the National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative programme. The three-year programme, launched in 2017 by NHS Improvement, aims to reduce the rates of maternal deaths, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth […]

North Tees and Hartlepool Together

We have re-launched the charitable fund this week. The Trust’s charity has been renamed ‘North Tees and Hartlepool Together’ and the launch gave staff and visitors the opportunity to understand more about the charity, how they can get involved and fundraise, and what is purchased with the money raised. Opening the event, Chairman Paul Garvin […]

Flu fighting song is instant hit

Flu fighter colleagues involved in the latest flu song

A FLU fighting health trust’s catchy rendition of a famous 80s Christmas song has proved an instant hit. Staff from across North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust made a recording and video of Wham’s festive hit, Last Christmas, as part of a campaign to encourage all staff to get the vaccination. The trust’s health […]

End of life care diary gets recognition at special event

Mel McEvoy holding the Family's Voice diary than just won recognition

A SPECIAL diary created by the trust to help relatives of patients on end of life care was presented at a high profile palliative care event. Nurse consultant in palliative care Mel McEvoy from the trust was invited to talk about the trust’s innovative Family’s Voice diary at a Palliative Care Symposium: The Human Touch, hosted by […]

New flu song to be launched for annual campaign

Deepak Dwarakanath getting his annual flu jab

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s occupational health and wellbeing team, together with a team of ward vaccinators, is providing clinics and visits to wards to offer the vaccination to all staff and volunteers. Jill Ness, health and wellbeing lead at the trust, said: “We’re encouraging staff to protect themselves, their family and their […]