Nurses and midwives invited to recruitment open day

Nursing and midwifery staff all set up and ready to talk to newly qualified nurses about career opportunities

People can come along to the event on Wednesday 1 November, any time between 10am to 1pm in the Tees meeting room at the University Hospital of North Tees. It will be a chance to find out more about the trust and to come and talk to some of our staff. Emma Roberts, assistant director […]

Exciting partnership leads to opening of new research centre

Ribbon cutting event at the Synexus centre

A NEW partnership between the trust and Synexus – a leading research company – has taken an exciting step forward with the opening of a new centre for clinical trials at the University Hospital of North Tees. It is only the second time Synexus has teamed up with an NHS trust in this way to […]

Exciting new opportunities to be an enhanced care volunteer

Enhanced care team

The trust has new roles for enhanced care volunteers to support nursing staff in ward areas in providing enhanced care to patients who have complex needs. It will include engaging with patients who are anxious or in need of company, providing distraction therapy through social activities and spending time talking and listening to patients. It […]

Annual General Meeting

The meeting will be held on Thursday, 5 October 2017 in the Boardroom at the University Hospital of North Tees. The meeting will commence at 2 pm. Members of the public are welcome. If you would like to attend, please register either by email to or telephone the private office on 01642 624060 by […]

Putting staff on the right track

Staff members Gareth and Louise promote the journey into leadership programme

A HEALTH trust is putting the tracks in place to help its staff on the way to becoming the best leaders they can be. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has created an online guide to develop staff’s leadership skills. The trust’s organisation development team have mapped out six different routes staff can take. […]

Diabetic patient warns about importance of good foot care

Diabetic patient Ian with staff members who helped with his treatment

Ian Gamble has spent the last 20 years being treated at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Ian, who is 62, has type two diabetes – this puts him at a much greater risk of developing problems with his feet due to the damage raised blood sugars can cause to sensation and circulation. The ulcers […]

Heart transplant saved my life

New heart transplant display a North Tees Hospital

A healthcare assistant whose life was saved after having heart transplant surgery has taken part in a dedication ceremony to encourage people to consider becoming organ donors. Emma Thompson placed a memento in the organ donation display cabinet at the University Hospital of North Tees to help raise awareness. Emma, who works in orthopaedic outpatients […]

Nurse students make successful charity trip to Cambodian hospital

Colleagues who have been helping to improve healthcare in Battambang Referral Hospital in Cambodia.

Following the success of a smaller visit of six students in 2016, 17 second year nursing students from Teesside University – several whom have worked at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – made the long trip to South East Asia to work with nursing colleagues for the charity Transform Healthcare Cambodia. Senior lecturer in […]

New energy centre to secure long term future of hospital building

Estates staff involved in the creation of the new energy centre

Work has officially begun on the next phase of £25million works for a new energy centre at the University Hospital of North Tees. Alan Foster, chief executive at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, was joined by representatives from the building contractor, NG Bailey, as he led the traditional ground breaking ceremony. He said: […]

Trust transforms ward into dementia friendly environment

Trust painters and staff from elderly care ward who have worked to create the dementia friendly space

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has given its elderly care ward an overhaul to create a friendlier environment for patients with dementia. Members of staff suggested the painting of door frames would assist with patient orientation and create a friendly atmosphere. Colours were used to code the different areas and facilities on the ward. […]