Expert speakers from across the world speak at high profile event

The ninth NeoCard 2018 event, held over two days at the School of Health and Social Care at Teesside University, was for neonatologists, paediatricians, paediatric cardiologists, paediatric intensivists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses. Prestigious international speakers including professor Steven Donn from Michigan USA, professor Helmut Hummler from Doha in Qatar, professor Max Vento […]

Heart failure team gets international recognition

A SPECIALIST team who treat patients with heart failure have had international recognition for a clinical audit they were involved in. The heart failure service at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust presented their work to the European Heart Failure Society. The team investigated how many patients with severe heart failure (left ventricular systolic […]

Annual general meeting

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is holding its annual general meeting. The meeting will be held on Thursday, 4 October 2018 in the Boardroom at the University Hospital of North Tees. The meeting will commence at 2pm. Members of the public are welcome. If you would like to attend, please register either by […]

Lighting up pink to help save lives

As part of this year’s organ donation week, buildings and landmarks across the country have been going pink. The trust has been proud to play its part by making the main wall of its north wing at the University Hospital of North Tees pink every night this week. Pink organ donation flags have also been […]

Nurse tells of her husband’s search for an organ donor

Tracy Bewick, a staff nurse at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, has been supporting her husband in his wait for a donor. Adrian, who has been a diabetic since the age of 14, suffered kidney failure three years ago and has needed a kidney and pancreas transplant ever since. Tracy, who works in […]

Special event to highlight refugee healthcare workers challenge

THE challenges facing refugee health professionals wanting to return to medical practice will be discussed at a special event. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust will hold an event around its programme to retrain and employ who have fled their homeland. Supporting Refugee and Asylum Seeker Healthcare Professionals into Employment will be held at […]

Pledge to save lives by supporting organ donation

Nationally, three people die every day in need of an organ, and there are around 35 people in Stockton and Hartlepool on the transplant waiting list. It’s amazing that 13 patients had their lives saved due to the continued excellent work within North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust in the last 12 months, however […]

Moving from ‘good’ to ‘outstanding’

The challenge over the next few months is to continue to improve further. The aim is to be the very best we can be and that ultimately means being judged to be an ‘Outstanding’ health trust. The trust hosted an event last week: Celebrating Good Care – Moving to Outstanding Care. This event was around […]

Coffee and a chat in Hartlepool

Chief executive Julie Gillon recently met with staff at the University Hospital of Hartlepool for a cup of coffee and a chat. “I have recently started arranging informal drop-in meetings with staff so I can answer any questions or respond to any themes or ideas they may have. I am really pleased with how successful […]

Sharing urgent and emergency care success story

Health staff from across the country visited a Teesside trust’s urgent and emergency care service to find out the reasons behind its success. The special event run by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was around sharing learning and good practice. Our Story, held at the University Hospital of North Tees included presentations from […]