Celebrating the stars of research

That’s why we celebrate staff who have gone above and beyond to help develop research with the Research Star award. Congratulations to principal pharmacy technician Helen Dunn who is the latest winner. Head of pharmacy Philip Dean said: “Helen has shown great knowledge of and achieved mastery of her subject area, is tenacious and assertive […]

North East Trust comes out on top for excellent practice

North East Trust is named one of the top ten in the UK for its detection of small babies. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has worked hard to implement the Perinatal GROW protocol which enables the management of Small for Gestational Age (SGA) and Fetal Growth Restriction (FGR) pregnancies. 81% of Trusts in […]

Two of Trust’s top Physicians named the most inspirational of 2018

Two top Physicians from a North East Trust have been named the most inspirational in the country. Professor Jane Metcalf and Dr Christopher Wells, both consultants at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust,  are two of eight Physicians named in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh’s prestigious ‘Inspiring Physicians from 2018’ list. The […]

Trust recognised for its improvement journey of success

A dedicated Trust has been recognised for embarking on an improvement journey which has proven a great success. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust scooped the award for having Come Furthest in their Improvement Journey after being invited to take part in NHS Improvement’s latest collaborative looking to tackle the rates of Urinary Tract […]

North Tees consultant receives medal from the queen for his services to the military

A Stockton based consultant has received recognition for his exemplary service to the Voluntary Reserves. Kay Adeboye, a consultant within the Emergency Department at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was one of only nine people to pick up the accolade this year. Kay was awarded the Queen’s Volunteer Reserves Medal (QVRM) in the […]

Understanding data protection for benefit of patient care

Neil Dobinson has been awarded a BCS Chartered Institute for IT practitioner certificate in data protection (2017). The qualification tests knowledge of the law and how it is applied in practice, including in areas such as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018. Neil said: “By passing this […]

Nurse recognised for special end of life care diary at national event

Mel McEvoy, a nurse consultant at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, had his work highlighted at the Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. Mel (pictured, right, with Dr Kate Granger’s widow, Chris Pointon) was presented with a finalist trophy and certificate for work setting up the Family’s Voice diary at the Health and Care […]

Emergency care award created in memory of much loved nurse

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s emergency department has set up an award in memory of Diane Jones. Diane, who was a nursing sister in the emergency department, sadly died nearly two years ago. The award was presented this week to Ben Baino, an associate practitioner in the emergency department, by Diane’s husband David […]

Going above and beyond to help research trials

Anna Napora and Alex Ramshaw have been named the trust’s latest Research Stars. The accolade is given to staff who have gone above and beyond in their work with research trials at the trust. Alex, a research nurse, has been involved in projects across a number of areas including neonatal, paediatrics, stroke and respiratory. Beth […]

Dr Helmy awarded Star of the Month

This month’s Star of the Month goes to Dr Mo Helmy, who works on Elective Care at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. Mo was nominated by his colleague for always going above and beyond what is expected of him to ensure that patients within the elective care unit receive exceptionally high standards of care, not […]