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

Consultant Kayode Adeboye

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, Head Of Information Governance & Health Records

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 receives his award. Photo credit: Victor De Jesus

A SPECIAL diary for relatives of patients on end of life care has had national recognition after the nurse who created it was awarded and had the chance to speak about it to the NHS England national board. Mel McEvoy, a nurse consultant at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, had his work highlighted […]

Emergency care award created in memory of much loved nurse

Sister Diane who sadly passed two years ago

AN award in memory of a much loved and respected nurse has been created to highlight staff who have gone above and beyond in caring for patients. 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 […]

Going above and beyond to help research trials

The latest research stars Alex and Anna with Consultant Justin Carter

Two members of staff have gone above and beyond in their work to help progress life saving 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 […]

Dr Helmy awarded Star of the Month

Dr Helmy and his colleagues, celebrate his becoming the latest 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 […]

Sarah on her leadership journey

Sarah with her completed Mary Seacole certificate

Sarah has passed the Mary Seacole programme which is a six month programme run by the NHS Leadership Academy. The programme aims to provide the balance between learning the theory and putting it into practice. Designed for those looking to move into their first formal leadership role, or those new to first time leadership, it […]

Urgent care service wins prestigious NHS 70 award

Urgent care service team, who won the prestigious NHS 70 award at this years parliamentary awards

The trust’s urgent care service has won a prestigious regional award as part of the NHS 70 birthday celebrations. The service has been recognised with the regional Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award in the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. The service was nominated by local MPs Alex Cunningham, Mike Hill and Paul Williams. The service […]

Work to go paper-free gets national recognition

The workstation on wheels (WOW)

The trust has been recognised as a top performer nationally for its work around electronic patient records and moving towards paper-free working. The trust has moved up more than 100 places in national rankings, known as the Clinical Digital Maturity Index (CDMI). Over the last four years, the trust has been leading a number of […]

Care home training shortlisted for national award

Community Nurse treats patient while care home staff member looks on

The North Tees and Hartlepool Education Alliance: Clinical Education and Training Programme for Care Homes has recently received national critical acclaim after being shortlisted for the HSJ Awards 2018 in the ‘Improving value in the care of frail older patients’ category. Entries for this year’s awards saw a staggering increase from all over the NHS […]