NTHighlights – 3 August 2018

Please note: you will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from the trust’s app, your personal mobile or computers at home.

1. Organ donation
A call for more organ donors ahead of organ donation week made the media here.

2. Wi-Fi
We announced the launch of free Wi-Fi across our sites last week; this was covered in the Gazette.

3. Medical director talks on BBC Tees
Medical Director, Dr Deepak Dwarakanath spoke to BBC Tees this week following a story in the Gazette around the importance of having care plans in place for the last stages of life, you can listen to Dr Dwarakanath Dwarakanath here his interview begins at approx. 7 minutes into the show.

4. NCS group donate hampers
A group of youngsters involved in the National Citizen Service raised funds for hampers to be kept in the trusts oasis suites. Read the full story on Facebook.

5. National breastfeeding week

We are celebrating National Breastfeeding Week this week, we spoke to one mum who had a great experience breastfeeding her little one. See here.

6. Day in the life of… Chief Executive Julie Gillon
We recently spent the day with Chief Executive Julie Gillon to see how a day in the life of a chief executives life unfolds. You can read this on Julies Blog here. Story and photos will also be on Facebook this evening.

7. #Findyourplace
Medical Director, Deepak Dwarakanath and Director of Medical Education, Dr Dolon Basu, current and incoming F1 trainees attended an informal evening to get to know one another, breaking down barriers and encouraging a more cohesive and integrated workforce. See this on Twitter

8. Mel shortlisted for Kate Grainger award
Mel McEvoy, Nurse Consultant in Palliative Care, has been shortlisted for the Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards, in the Individual Award category. Read it on Facebook.

9. Dragon boat race to raise funds for North Tees & Hartlepool Together
Take a look at the team that has put themselves forward for the Stockton Dragon Boat race this year, support them and North Tees & Hartlepool Together (the Trusts charity) here

10. NTA Summit awards
SHORTLISTED: We are delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted in two separate categories in the Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards. Read about this here.

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