Pledge to save lives by supporting organ donation

Organ donation nurse Claire promotes organ donation week at North Tees Main Concourse

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’

Chief Executive Julie Gillon presents to a full lecture theatre

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 talking to staff at Hartlepool at this months coffee morning

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

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

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 […]

Staff in Hartlepool full of praise for doctor’s teaching

Mo Helmy with colleagues - he has been providing excellent in-house training for collegaues

Health staff in Hartlepool are full of praise for regular in-house teaching a doctor is holding on a range of medical topics. Senior house officer, Dr Mo Helmy, runs weekly sessions with staff from his base in the joint replacement unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. In the four months since it started the […]

Teesside care home throws NHS 70th party to thank staff

The Beeches Care Home, on Green Lane celebrating the NHS' 70th year

A NURSING veteran was among those celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS at a special thank you event in Stockton-on-Tees.  North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust district nurses joined 87-year-old Sheila Bradley at The Beeches Care Home, on Green Lane. Sheila was an NHS mental health nurse for over 30 years, having trained […]

Fire station tea party for chemo unit

Peterlee fire station raising funds for cancer care

Peterlee Fire Station hosted a tea and cakes fundraiser in aid of the chemotherapy unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The event was held in memory of local councillor Audrey Laing’s husband Jim who was treated in the unit before he sadly passed away last year. The party, organised by Julia Errington at County […]

Chief executive coffee afternoon

Chief Executive Julie Gillon talk with staff at North Tees at the latest coffee morning event

Chief executive Julie Gillon recently met with staff for a cup of coffee and a chat. She said: “Last week I was delighted to be able to meet some of you in the staff restaurant at the University Hospital of North Tees for a cup of coffee and a chat. It was great to see […]

Celebrate the NHS with a cuppa

Join in as we celebrate the NHS Turning 70! Staff Olympics, choir performance, cake and tea, bbq and music, stalls and much more...

The trust is inviting its staff and community to come together for a cuppa to celebrate a landmark birthday – and help raise money at the same time. The trust will be holding its own Big 7tea event on 5 July – exactly 70 years after the National Health Service was first formed. Events are being held […]

Special run for NHS landmark birthday

Physiotherapists help support Stockton parkrun challenge

The trust teamed up with parkrun UK as part of the NHS 70th birthday celebrations. Staff turned out in force at parkrun events across the area to show their support. Physiotherapists were also on hand at events at Hartlepool, Tees Barrage in Stockton and Durham to take part and to offer advice and support after. […]