NHS volunteer team wins award for their outstanding contribution to Teesside community

The volunteer coordination team: Lindsay Rutherford-Hoe, Nicola Pitchers and Paul Wharton.

A NHS volunteer service has this week been recognised for its outstanding contribution to the local community. The team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust won the ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Community by a Public Sector Organisation in 2021/22’ award at this year’s Catalyst Achievement Awards. Hosted by Stockton charity Catalyst, the award […]

National award nomination recognises local health care Trust’s commitment to staff wellbeing

Julie Gillon

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award recognising its commitment to the health and wellbeing of staff at all levels. The Trust’s staff-focused Health and Wellbeing magazine has joined seven other NHS organisations in the 2022 NHS Communicate Awards in the ‘Communications Team Health and Wellbeing Award’ […]

Trust recognised for contribution to LGBTQ+ healthcare with award nomination

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for the ‘Positive Impact on LGBT Health award’ at this year’s LGBT Alliance Awards – organised by Teesside charity Hart Gables. Nominated by a staff member at the local charity, the Trust has been put forward due to its recent work in making its hospitals […]

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. […]