NTHighlights – 21 September 2018

  1. National recognition for end of life care diary

Nurse consultant Mel McEvoy’s has won a national award and praise from the chief nurse for England for the Family’s Voice diary for families of patients on end of life care. See the website

  1. Paper-free work shortlisted

The trust’s work to go paper-free has been shortlisted for a national award! See Facebook

  1. Virtual fracture clinics launch

The trust has launched new virtual fracture clinics this week – see more on Twitter

  1. Team of the month

The theatre scrub team at Hartlepool are the latest team of the month winners! See why on Facebook

  1. Hospital at Home team shortlisted for Nursing Times award

Good luck to the Hospital at Home respiratory team who are off to present to the Nursing Times, after being shortlisted! See Twitter

  1. Flu is coming!

We will be letting you know when the flu vaccination clinics are to help you protect yourself, families and patients. See Facebook

  1. Family raise money for breast unit

The family of friends of a patient who was treated in the breast unit at the University Hospital of North Tees have raised money for the unit in her memory. See Facebook

  1. End of life care doctor’s training sessions

Dr Jane Bentley held training sessions on both hospital sites around caring for patients at the end of life to sign ‘Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation’ DNACPR. See Facebook

  1. Making improvements in your area

Next week the organisation development team want to hear your ideas for service improvement. See more on Facebook

  1. Ward 36 – delirium work

The ward 36 team have worked with care and compassion to deal with a very sensitive clinical presentation with delirium, see Twitter

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