Events

Raising awareness about importance of hydration

"Hydration is key to ensure you look after your body" - staff raise awareness of importance of hydration

The trust’s dietitians have been raising awareness about the importance of everyone being properly hydrated. The focus for dietitians week last week was on hydration – particularly focusing on the challenges staff face. Kelly Dunn, a sister in the trauma/spinal unit, volunteered to keep a fluid balance sheet throughout the week and actively took on […]

Urgent care service wins prestigious NHS 70 award

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

The trust’s urgent care service has won a prestigious regional award as part of the NHS 70 birthday celebrations. The service has been recognised with the regional Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award in the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. The service was nominated by local MPs Alex Cunningham, Mike Hill and Paul Williams. The service […]

Michael is off to Wembley

Retinal screener, Michael Arthur

Now he’s set to achieve the highest honour in football by playing at the home of football in a cup final. The opportunity to play at Wembley in front of as many as 40,000 people – and broadcast live on TV – “still hasn’t sunk in”. Over the last couple of years, the club has […]

Be aware of bowel cancer symptoms

Bowel Screening team promotes bowel cancer awareness

As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, the colorectal team is raising awareness. In our region, when you turn 55 (and if you are registered with a GP) you will be invited to a bowel scope screening. This is where a thin flexible tube with a camera is used to look inside the bowel and […]

Special event for those affected by cancer

Cancer support event - team members involved

Living with and Beyond Cancer, at the Billingham Forum, was an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer to find out more about support and community projects available to help. The event run jointly by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, the Northern Cancer Alliance the Catalyst Stockton charity. The trust’s lead cancer nurse Jan […]

Launch of new nurse recruitment centres

Possible employees and colleagues who have been at the first nurse recruitment event

The trust held its first ever nurse recruitment centre event recently. It was an opportunity for nurses looking for a new role to meet and talk to staff at the trust in a more informal setting than they would have at an official interview. The day, held at the Norton barracks of the 201 Field […]

Living with Cancer and Beyond

Living with and beyond cancer event poster

It will be an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer to find out more about support and community projects available to help. The event is being organised jointly by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, the Northern Cancer Alliance the Catalyst Stockton charity. The trust’s lead cancer nurse Jan Harley said: “’We are looking […]

Award winning scientists invited to talk at high profile conference

Some of the staff members from Stockton Quality control laboratory

The trust’s Quality Control Laboratory entered three posters into a competition the NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium in Chester, summarising research they have carried out. The team was delighted to pick up first and second prize for two of these presentations. As a result, Microbiology Test Technician Courtney Smith and Lead Environmental […]

Trust hosts special event for maternal and neonatal care

Presnting at the maternal neonatal collaborative

 The trust hosted a conference to talk about the work it is doing as part of the  National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative.  The programme aims to reduce the rates of maternal deaths, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth by 20% by 2020 and 50% by 2025. […]