Fire service fundraiser for Hartlepool 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 at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The event was first set up in memory of local councillor Audrey Laing’s husband Jim who was treated in the […]

Community hospital garden set to help patients with cancer

  The garden at the University Hospital of North Tees used to be an unused open space in one of the courtyard areas.   That’s until members of the invoice finance team at Siemens Financial Services heard about it. The team offered to fund new equipment and plants as well as free up their own […]

Hartlepool students expand enterprise skills volunteering at University Hospital of North Tees

Students from Hartlepool College volunteer at University of North Tees Hospital.

Students from Hartlepool College of Further Education have helped hundreds patients at University Hospital of North Tees by volunteering as part of their level two diploma in Health and Early Years Care. Thirteen students participated in a five-month programme which included wrapping over five hundred Christmas presents for patients in hospital on Christmas Day, managing […]

Breast cancer care boosted by two very grateful patients

Both patients visited the unit this month to show their gratitude and to present the team with funds they have raised. Christine Humble was diagnosed with breast cancer more than two years ago and has since had four operations. To give something back to the service, Christine and her colleagues at Thirteen Housing Group raised […]

Local company donate TVs to poorly young patients

Staff from Tracerco’s regional branch in Billingham held a Christmas jumper day to help raise funds. The money they collected was then matched by Johnson Matthey Plc – making a total of more than £550. This was used to buy five TVs to help make patients’ stay more comfortable in the ward. Play specialist Lynn […]

Ward staff raise funds for a good cause this Easter

Enthusiastic ward staff at a Teesside trust have scrambled together to raise funds for charity this Easter time. Wards 32 and 33 at the University Hospital of North Tees have done an egg-cellent job raising funds for charity with two Easter raffles and an Easter bonnet competition. The teams had 34 eggstravagant easter egg prizes […]

Widow donates money as thanks for husband’s community care

  Fred Read, from Seaton Carew, was cared for by the trust’s hospital at home team and the community matrons for his issues with a breathing condition known as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease).   He was seen for many months by specialist respiratory nurses like Louise Parkin (pictured right) before being referred to community […]

North East Emergency Care team send their love overseas

Emergency Care Team at a Northern Trust prepare thoughtful donation for colleagues in Christchurch. For Debbie Hall, Paediatrics Lead for the Emergency Care department at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, Christchurch holds a special place in her heart. After spending a year in Christchurch from 2010-2011 working in the local hospital there, she […]

Kind donation spreads a little magic on Teesside Trust

A North East Trust has received a generous donation for its children’s services from a magical gifter. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust benefitted from more than £2000 which was donated to the paediatric department at the University Hospital of North Tees from The North Shire site. Its owner, Carol Cavendish, raised the funds […]