Northern Trust shortlisted for its innovative approach to care in national awards

A top performing Urgent and Emergency Care team have been recognised in a national awards programme for their commitment to delivering excellent care for their local communities. The Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is the regional winner of the Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award in the […]

Selfless and caring play specialist praised by colleagues

That how colleagues have described play specialist Christine Goodwin in the children’s ward at the University Hospital of North Tees. Chris is part of a dedicated team of play specialists who all care for children and young people in the unit. Their role includes organising play activities to help maintain a child’s development during illness, […]

Looking back on a night of celebration

It’s been nearly two weeks since the trust held its annual Shining Stars Awards – celebrating the work of our fantastic staff. Chief executive Julie Gillon has reflected on the night and expanded more on a very special award presented at the end of the ceremony. Julie said: “The Shining Stars Awards has always been […]

Innovative new service helping hospital patients go home sooner

One of the main parts of the role of the integrated single point of access team is to support and improve the hospital discharge process for the most vulnerable and frail patients. And the evidence of their success is clear to see – over the last year the amount of patients who have experienced any […]

Northern Trust recognised for the care it delivers to staff

A North East Trust has received the top health and wellbeing award for the third year running for the support it offers to staff. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust (NTH) received the ‘Continuing Excellence’ in the Better Health at Work Awards, after ten years of involvement with the programme. As a responsible Trust, […]

Celebrating two more research stars

That’s why we celebrate staff who have gone above and beyond to help develop research with the Research Star award. This time around the trust is awarding two staff for their hard work – split between nurse consultant in palliative care Mel McEvoy and clinical trials co-ordinator Lynda Poole. Mel was nominated for his work […]

Celebrating health staff who have gone above and beyond

The Shining Stars awards – an event fully funded by sponsorship – is hosted every year to highlight staff who have gone above and beyond to help improve patient care. More than 200 staff and sponsors were at the ceremony at Hardwick Hall to celebrate the big night, which was hosted by non-executive director Steve […]

Hospital salon offering special treatments ahead of staff awards night

Dawn Cuthbert, who runs Cutting Edge @NTH salon at the University Hospital of North Tees, still has appointments free for any staff going along to the Shining Stars awards tomorrow evening. Dawn offers a whole range of hair and beauty treatments at subsidised prices for staff, patients and hospital visitors. She manages the salon with help […]

Teesside Trust Awarded Education Accolade

A Teesside based health care trust has been named winner of the ‘Investment in Training Award 2019’ at the Hartlepool Business Awards. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust collected the accolade at an event held on Thursday 16th May at the Borough Hall, a grade II listed building at the Headland in Hartlepool. The […]

Care home training in line for national award

The team will be vying with three other health trusts in the innovation in HR category at the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) HR in Excellence Awards. The team deliver training to care home staff across the area, helping to reduce hospital admissions. It is part of an alliance with Stockton Borough Council, Tees, Esk […]