Call to support lung cancer ball fundraiser

Every year the trust’s lung cancer nurses organise a charity ball to raise money for the service – and they are calling on your support again this time! Whether you’re staff, a patient or someone who wants to support a very worthy cause – you are all invited! Over the last four years the team […]

Staff member backs campaign encouraging people to move more

A member of staff has backed a campaign to encourage people to move more after getting fitter herself and climbing a famous mountain. Claire Bainbridge, a clerical officer in pathology, has made changes over the last few months to be more active.   To set herself a target, she signed up to a challenge to […]

Teaming up with Parkrun to get staff and community moving more

The trust teamed up with Parkrun on Saturday as part of a campaign to get staff and the community moving more. The employee engagement and physiotherapy teams have been working with local events at Hartlepool and Tees Barrage to help encourage more people to get involved. Josh Lincoln, who was one of the physios available […]

Porter calling on your support for charity run

With just a month to go until the Great North Run, Jamie has been busy pounding the streets as he gets prepared. He’s not only taking on this 13.1 mile challenge to get fitter and feel better but he is also raising money for the trust’s charitable fund. All money raised will go back into […]

Fire service fundraiser for Hartlepool cancer care

For the second year in succession, a fire station was turned into the venue for an afternoon tea party to help raise money for cancer care. And this year the event at Peterlee Fire Station helped raise even more than last year – with the grand total reaching more than £3,300 for the chemotherapy unit […]

Jamie’s cause to get fit and raise vital funds

Porter Jamie May is training for the Great North Run in just a few weeks’ time – and he’s calling on your help. Jamie is not only taking on this 13.1 mile challenge to get fitter and feel better but he is also raising money for the trust’s charitable fund. All money raised will go […]

Looking back on a night of celebration

It’s been nearly two weeks since the trust held its annual Shining Stars Awards – celebrating the work of our fantastic staff. Chief executive Julie Gillon has reflected on the night and expanded more on a very special award presented at the end of the ceremony. Julie said: “The Shining Stars Awards has always been […]

Army challenge tests staff’s leadership and teamwork skills

Two teams from the trust – from physiotherapy and workforce and staffing – battled it out with other NHS staff from across the region in Exercise Medical Challenge, an event hosted every year by the 201 Field Hospital army reserves. This year 14 teams took to the Tees Barrage on banks of the River Tees […]

Hospital salon offering special treatments ahead of staff awards night

Dawn Cuthbert, who runs Cutting Edge @NTH salon at the University Hospital of North Tees, still has appointments free for any staff going along to the Shining Stars awards tomorrow evening. Dawn offers a whole range of hair and beauty treatments at subsidised prices for staff, patients and hospital visitors. She manages the salon with help […]