Children’s ward awarded gold accreditation following journey of improvements 

Children's Ward with their gold accreditation

Colleagues from the children’s ward at the University Hospital of North Tees have been celebrating this month, after being presented with a Gold award as part of the Trust’s ‘Clinical Quality Standard’ rating.  The department at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, were presented with the award during a special ceremony in December; by […]

Health worker who became ambassador for cervical cancer after surviving illness is recognised for honours

Lisa in uniform with award

A health support worker who has become an ambassador for cervical cancer awareness after beating the illness herself has been recognised for honours. Lisa Tomlinson, who works at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, has been shortlisted in the ‘rising star’ category of the Nursing Times Awards. Since successfully fighting cervical cancer more than […]

Accolade presented to North East based orthopaedic consultant

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon Anwar Jafri

A senior doctor in Teesside has been awarded a top honour by a regional programme for the high quality of training he delivers. Orthopaedic consultant for lower limb and trauma surgery, Anwar Jafri, from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was presented the ‘Hospital Clinical Supervisor of the Year’ award by Health Education England’s […]

North East Trust receive National Digital Leader award

Colleagues with the Trusts GDE award

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has today been officially recognised for their contributions to the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) programme after initially joining the scheme over three-years ago. Following the announcement last month that the organisation had been accredited as a national digital leader, NHSX and NHS Digital colleagues presented the accreditation during […]

Teesside Trust win accolade from NHS Digital

Just some of the staff (past and present) who have been involved on the accreditation journey

  North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been celebrating its hard work to gain improved digital maturity, following its Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) accreditation as a national digital leader from NHSX*. The Trust was awarded the GDE fast follower accreditation following a three year programme of dedicated work to improve digital outcomes. The […]

New Year honour for local hospital and charity volunteer

Stephen Pratt, who has just been awarded a BEM

2020 has ended on a high note for community-minded Stephen Pratt – the ‘quiet and unassuming’ Sedgefield man is celebrating after being recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Stephen, 65, volunteers his time at both North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and local charity A Way Out. His commitment and hard work […]

Care home praises NHS infection control team after COVID-19 success

Care home team standing outside their care home in Thornaby with staff in Unicorn and Dinosaur costumes

A care home in Teesside has praised a health trust’s infection control team for helping them in tackling COVID-19 – reporting no positive cases since the second wave of the outbreak began. Teesdale Lodge Nursing Home in Thornaby has highlighted the work of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s infection prevention and control service. […]

Celebration goes virtual to help highlights staff’s special efforts this year

Critical team accept their shining stars award ifrom Chief Executive Julie Gillon and Chief People Officer Alan Sheppard

It may have been virtual this year – but our annual Shining Stars awards was no less exciting or special. The organisation could not be prouder of each and every one of its staff members as we continue to provide outstanding patient care in the middle of a global pandemic. At short notice, we have […]

Award nomination for local Trust

CareScan+ handheld scanner system

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Hospital Foundation Trust has congratulated the winner of the Health Service Journal ‘Best HealthTech Solution for Patient Safety’ Award after being nominated in the same category. The Trust’s CareScan+ project, an innovative system which uses barcodes and hand-held scanners to identify patients and equipment, was shortlisted for the award but […]

Warm, friendly and accommodating healthcare assistant awarded

Rebecca McKenna stood outside of hartlepool hospital accepting her star of the month award

“Warm, friendly, accommodating and an asset to both our department and the Trust” are the words used to describe our latest star of the month, healthcare assistant Rebecca McKenna. Rebecca who works in the outpatient department at the University of Hartlepool and occasionally Peterlee Hospital, was nominated by staff nurse Jean Boddy who works alongside […]