Care home training in line for national award

Some of the education team instrumental in providing care home training

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 […]

Teesside Physician named most inspiring in the country

Consultant Catherine Monaghan

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) has named a Teesside Consultant Physician as the most inspiring in the country. Dr Catherine Monaghan, Clinical Director and Consultant in Acute and Respiratory Medicine at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust claimed the accolade on International Women’s Day. The RCPE is proud to celebrate physicians […]

Northern cancer volunteers scoop national award

Cancer information centre accepting their team of the year award

A selfless team of cancer care volunteers has won a national honour to recognise their contribution to the National Health Service. Cancer Information Centre Volunteers from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust were named as the winner in the Team of the Year (Corporate Functions) category at the Unsung Hero Awards. The team received the accolade at […]

Digital first Trust recognised for its innovative use of technology

President of Royal College of Surgeons of England, Derek Alderson unveiling the Scan4Safety Plaque

North East Trust recognised by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England (NHSE) for its exemplary use of Scan4Safety. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been ‘Scan4Safety Certified’ by the DHSC and NHSE for its Trust-wide implementation of the system. The barcoding system means that every single implant, every […]

Trust’s Cancer Support Team scoop several Northern awards

Cancer support team at their craft and chat event

Volunteers offering Trust based Cancer Support have taken home multiple awards from the Macmillan Volunteer Awards Programme. The volunteers within the Cancer Support Service based at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust received two accolades from Macmillan Cancer Support. The Cancer Information Centre Volunteers were awarded as the North Region’s  winner of the Service […]

National recognition for infection control project

Orthopaedic ward team members at the University Hospital of North Tees

The team made a number of changes, including trialling a new product for cleaning around the area where a patient would be catheterised. The improvements led to a reduction in catheter linked urinary tract infections. Ward 32’s work has been highlighted by NHS Improvement. Liz Dobson-Bell, infection prevention and control nurse, who helped the team […]

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

The maternity team stood in the main reception of the University Hospital of North Tees

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

Professor Jane Metcalf

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

Some of the Trust staff recognised for improvement 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 […]