News and events

Northern cancer volunteers scoop national award

A selfless team of cancer care volunteers has won a national honour to recognise their contribution to the National Health Service. Cancer Information Centre Volunteers from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust were named as the winner in the Team of the Year (Corporate Functions) category at the Unsung Hero Awards. The team received the accolade at […]

Patient exclaims ‘I could get used to this’ after bedside gig

A patient at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has extended her thanks for making her 60th wedding anniversary one to remember. Sheila Cuthbert, 81, of Billingham was due to celebrate her 60th wedding anniversary this week. To celebrate in style, her son bought her and her husband tickets to see George Ezra at […]

Protecting our digital users of the future

In recent years, there has been a sharp rise in the use of social media channels. Controlling the online surfing time of our youngsters, and understanding exactly who they are talking to, has been one of the biggest challenges of parenting in recent years. In the latest news, parents are being warned of the ‘Momo […]

Health care provider in rhythmic reminder ‘Don’t Fear the Smear’

A leading NHS Trust in the North East of England is continuing its innovative approach to remind women across the region to get their smear test, especially those aged between 25-35. The latest figures released by the Public Health of England (PHE) show that the number of women getting their smear tests is at a 20 […]

Top tech company help transform community cancer garden

Members of the invoice finance team at Siemens Financial Services have transformed an unused area at the University Hospital of North Tees. This is after linking up with the Trust’s cancer information centre who wanted to create a green space for patients. The team from Siemens Financial Services were eager to help, funding for garden […]

This week’s NTHighlights

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: Urgent and Emergency Care staff rising to the challenge This week we have been promoting the good work of our Urgent and Emergency Care […]

Digital first Trust recognised for its innovative use of technology

North East Trust recognised by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England (NHSE) for its exemplary use of Scan4Safety. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been ‘Scan4Safety Certified’ by the DHSC and NHSE for its Trust-wide implementation of the system. The barcoding system means that every single implant, every […]

North east trust event tackles dementia care

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have hosted the first of their annual member events focusing on the topic of dementia. The community focused trust extended a free invitation to the population of Teesside and the surrounding areas which saw around 50 delegates attend the February event. Opening the first of the 2019 timetabled […]

Smoking messages throughout the ages

A North East NHS Trust has been exploring communications archives from the eighties to understand how the issue of smoking at their hospital sites was tackled historically. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust will go completely smoke free in Hartlepool, Stockton and Peterlee from March 1st 2019. The team who are driving the initiative […]

Hospital hair and beauty salon teams up with local businesswoman

Dawn Cuthbert will be managing Cutting Edge @NTH, an innovative hair and beauty salon at the University Hospital of North Tees. From Monday, it will be open every weekday, between 10am and 2.30pm, offering a full range of treatments including styling, colouring and beauty treatments. The business was set up last year as part of […]