Biomedical scientist hits a half century in the NHS before retirement

Biomedical scientist James France

The NHS is renowned for having a loyal staff group who dedicate their entire careers to patient care. It isn’t very often we can celebrate any member of our workforce reaching 50 years’ service. That’s what senior advanced biomedical scientist James France has achieved – in the same year he will finally bow out to […]

Highlighting the vital role of nursing support workers

A collage of images showcasing a number of the Trusts amazing nursing support workers

Nursing support workers play a critical role in helping care for patients across the NHS. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been helping mark a new awareness day by highlighting the role its support workers play. As Nursing Support Workers’ Day is marked today, the trust has been paying tribute to its clinical […]

Health care trust pledges to end mental health discrimination

Chief Executive Julie Gillon, Chief Executive and Alan Sheppard, Chief People Officer signing the Time to Change pledge

On Friday 4 September 2020 North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust committed to supporting the plight to end mental health discrimination. Colleagues from across the organisation gathered in a socially distanced signing ceremony, attended virtually by some delegates to witness Julie Gillon, Chief Executive and Alan Sheppard, Chief People Officer sign the pledge. Mr […]

Local clinicians on the global stage for COVID-19 seminar

Chief Executive Julie Gillon

Teesside will be represented on the global medical stage this Friday during an online seminar discussing the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s chief executive Julie Gillon and medical director Deepak Dwarakanath will join colleagues from Sweden, Australia and the USA at the ‘Relocate, Repurpose, Reorganize – The hospital […]

Lung cancer nurse invited to prestigious national event

Macmillan lung cancer nurse specialist Gill Overton at the House of Commons, Westminster

One of the trust’s nurses was invited to a prestigious national event to help promote her role caring for lung cancer patients.   Macmillan lung cancer nurse specialist Gill Overton recently attended a reception at the House of Commons, Westminster, along with other UK based lung cancer nurses and patients.   It was organised by […]

Trust safeguarding team runs course to highlight importance of the safety and welfare of very young children

Safeguarding event held at Hartlepool Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL)

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Safeguarding Team and the Hartlepool and Stockton Safeguarding Children Partnership delivered a safeguarding event on 27 February to leaders and managers from health, police, CCG and social care. The event examined the Bruising in Non-Mobile Babies Pathway to around 30 delegates from across Hartlepool and Stockton to ensure […]

Inspiring the next generation of NHS staff

Collagues at careers event for young students

Inspiring the next generation of NHS staff was the focus of the trust’s education team today as they spoke to children at a local school. The team were invited along to talk to nine and ten-year-olds at West View Primary School to explain more about healthcare and the NHS. Clinical educators Clare Palmer and Keith […]

Stockton’s ARC hosts Cambodia photography exhibition

Cambodia in Transition: Trauma, Health and religion event invitation

A photography exhibition featuring life, religion, culture and healthcare in Cambodia is to take place in ARC, Dovecot Street, Stockton on Tees from 6 March to 24 April. The photographs have been taken by Newcastle-based clinical psychologist Dr Amy Izycky, who travelled to Cambodia with the charity in November 2018. The photographs illustrate aspects of […]

Hospital domestic being helped to quit smoking by NHS team

Hospital domestic Bernie with stop smoking adviser Rafeed Rashid

A hospital domestic is being given the help to quit smoking – thanks to a health trust’s community stop smoking team. As the trust marks No Smoking Day next month, Bernie Wilton has shared her story about her own experience giving up the habit. Bernie first quit 18 months ago, going completely smoke-free using her […]