Lung cancer nurse invited to prestigious national event

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

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

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

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 […]

Helping joint replacement patients leave hospital sooner

Work to reduce the time joint replacement patients spend in hospital is set to be highlighted at a regional event. The team in the elective care unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool have been making a number of improvements for managing patients with blood loss after surgery This has included reducing the amount of […]

New hospital exhibition calls on people to look after planet more

A hospital chaplain is using this new exhibition to call on people to look after the planet and live in a more sustainable way. Dave Russon has put together a display in the spirituality centre at the University Hospital of North Tees, challenging us all to think more about how we live and how we […]

Shoulder surgery course praised by health professionals

A special training course for health staff included live shoulder surgery broadcast from one of the trust’s operating theatres.   The event focused on shoulder arthroscopy – the process where a camera is inserted into the shoulder to look at the tissue structures and help find out any issues.   The session at the University […]

Charity ball continues to raise thousands for cancer care

The trust’s Macmillan lung cancer charity ball has helped raise tens of thousands of pounds over the last few years.   And that grand total continues to rise, thanks to another successful event recently – helping raise more than £9,000.   That puts the total at nearly £60,000 since it was first set up.   […]

Trust talks about the critical role of research

Jane Greenaway presents to Trust members about Research and Development

A leading Teesside health care provider has spoken about the importance of research in tackling improvement in patient care for the region. At a membership event held on 23 September 2019, leading research professionals from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and the Durham Tees Valley Research Alliance spoke to delegates about how evidence […]