Family visit emergency care to donate in man’s memory

Family members Valerie and Stephen give their donation to Emergency Department staff

In lieu of flowers, the family of Mr Cook asked anyone attending his funeral to make a donation. This, along with donations from his colleagues at Virgin – helped raised almost £500 for the emergency department at the University Hospital of North Tees. John’s ex-wife Valerie and his son Stephen visited the department to personally […]

Local doctor is part of life-saving mission to Africa

Nic Child (pictured far right) with colleagues from across the region who have been involved in the mission to Africa

Nic Child (pictured far right), a cardiologist at the trust, will be going to Ghana with a team of fellow cardiologists, surgeons, intensive care practitioners, a heart bypass technician and an anaesthetist, among others. The team will be heading to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) in Kumasi, Ghana’s second city, in February 2019. Their […]

Lighting up pink to help save lives

North Wing Block at North Tees Hospital lit up pink at night in aid of organ donation

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 […]

A little help from our Friends

Volunteers from the League of Friends show off the newly decorated children therapy rooms

Volunteers who work at the League of Friends coffee shop at the University Hospital of North Tees raised £1,900 for the new rooms. The money was used to commission professional local artist Stephen Robson who came up with a design and spent several tireless hours in the rooms with his paint brushes. The rooms have […]

Horden Sainsbury’s raise funds for breast care

Horden Sainsburys with their donation for the Trusts Breast care service

The store – which raises money for a different cause every year – chose to fundraise for the trust after staff member Lynne Peacock was treated there. Lynne, 57, was diagnosed with breast cancer after being invited to the University Hospital of North Tees for a routine mammogram nearly two years ago. Following this, she […]

Friends raise money in memory of Boro fan Jonny

Friends of Jonny donate money to the Haematology unit

Jonny Elliott, who was treated in the University Hospital of North Tees’ haematology unit, died in mid December just weeks after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia in October. His family and friends helped raise more than £800 at a music night held at Hardwick Social Club recently with local bands Twisted and Spectrum. His […]

Dales cycle ride raises money for trust

Head of Communications Claire receives cheque from the sponsored cycle ride

Almost 90 cyclists took part in the ride and riders could nominate a charity for a share of the total raised. One of the cyclists Luke Billingham suggested a donation to the trust after a friend’s dad was treated at the University Hospital of North Tees a year ago. At a special presentation at the […]