The colour of (donated) money

Cueing Up John Easby, chair of the Tuesday Night Pool League, Steph Gale, clinical coordinator for critical care, and Paul Wilson

A local pool league has ‘broke off’ with tradition and made a generous donation to North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s intensive care unit. The Stockton-based Tuesday Night Pool League consists of 36 pub and pool club teams, playing weekly home and away 8-ball pool matches. As the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented completion of […]

Accident and Emergency services boosted by local football team donation

A local football club have visited the Trusts Accident and Emergency department to show appreciation for all key workers, with their amazing fundraising efforts. Two members from Yarm and Eaglescliffe FC visited the service this month, to show gratitude and present the Trust with a cheque for £1300. Police Constable Sam Clennett of North Yorkshire […]

Charity ball continues to raise thousands for cancer care

Macmillan lung cancer ball raises a staggering £9,383

The trust’s Macmillan lung cancer charity ball has helped raise tens of thousands of pounds over the last few years.   And that grand total continues to rise, thanks to another successful event recently – helping raise more than £9,000.   That puts the total at nearly £60,000 since it was first set up.   […]

Tesco toy donation gets appeal underway

Tesco donates toys to latest appeal

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has received a welcome kick-start to its Christmas toy appeal with a donation of toys from Tesco. The Trust is taking part in Cash for Kids’ Mission Christmas toy appeal, collecting new, boxed toys to be donated to local children who otherwise might be without a gift this […]

Call to support lung cancer ball fundraiser

Staff enjoying masquerade ball in aid of fundraising for lung cancer

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

Staff Member Claire enjoying the views from Ben Nevis

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 […]

Grateful patient makes donation to breast cancer care

Patient Janet and Husband Eric pay visit to breast cancer team to donate cheque as thanks for the care she received

A woman who has been treated for breast cancer has added another £450 to the thousands of pounds she has raised for breast care at the trust over the last 12 years. Janet Bilton and her husband Eric visited outpatients at the University Hospital of Hartlepool to visit consultant Pud Bhaskar and the team. Janet […]

Haematology team make a splash and raise funds for the unit

Haematology team prepare to white water raft

A team from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have raised some invaluable charitable funds for their department and enjoyed some excellent team building work in the process. The staff from the Haematology department were out on the water in August at the Tees Water Barrage, after being sponsored to brave the river, with […]

Porter calling on your support for charity run

Jamie May, Porter at North Tees Hospital

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 […]

Friends complete Hartlepool charity walk for breast care service

The group of friends drop off their cheque to staff members from Hartlepool main outpatients

Carole Thornton, Linda Cruickshank, Alison Aston, Karen McIntosh, Sandra Dobson, Joan Veart and Val Kitching helped raise £600 for breast care across North Tees and Hartlepool hospitals. They walked from Hartlepool Marina to the Clock Tower at Seaton Carew and back again – collecting donations along the way. They did a similar walk last year and […]