News and events

North East Trust urges the people of North Tees and Hartlepool to live their life, not drink it away

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust this week launched a campaign to raise awareness around the risks of excessive alcohol consumption, encouraging its communities to reduce their drinking and reduce their risks. The latest initiative, fronted by Medical Director Deepak Dwarakanath, reminds people to take control and be a ‘star in their own life […]

Hartlepool man’s donation to help other patients

When planning his funeral, Ray Cummins decided that in lieu of any flowers of gifts, he wanted people to donate funds for the medical day unit at the University Hospital of North Tees. This money went towards buying a fridge and a CD player for the unit – to be used by patients who wanted […]

This week’s NTHighlights

Chief Executive Julie Gillon talks about the Long Term Plan and what it means for the Trust You can read the blog here.   Trust secures national contracts with its training innovation  The Trust has developed a Critical Appraisal training module which has won contracts with several leading organisations. You can read more on the […]

Trust takes innovative approach to recruitment to drive down nursing vacancies

Northern Trust introduces cutting-edge recruitment centres to welcome more nurses through the doors than ever before. In December 2017 North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust had almost 100 band 5 registered nurse vacancies. As of today, the Trust has only five band 5 nurse vacancies across all disciplines, totalling a 95% reduction. By recruiting more […]

North East Trust Bids Farewell to Leading A&E Expert

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has bid farewell to well respected A&E Consultant, Mr David Emerton, who retires after joining the Trust over 25 years ago. Colleagues and friends gathered to recognise and celebrate the ambitions of Mr Emerton, who was originally appointed as an Accident and Emergency Consultant at North Tees in […]

Northern Trust secures national contracts with its training innovation

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have developed a Critical Appraisal training module which has won contracts with several leading organisations. The module teaches staff how to interpret medical and clinical research and has been snapped up by the British Medical Association, Health Education England and the British Medical Journal. It allows individuals to […]

Two of Trust’s top Physicians named the most inspirational of 2018

Two top Physicians from a North East Trust have been named the most inspirational in the country. Professor Jane Metcalf and Dr Christopher Wells, both consultants at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust,  are two of eight Physicians named in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh’s prestigious ‘Inspiring Physicians from 2018’ list. The […]

NTHighlights – 25 January 2019

  #DontFearTheSmear The Communications and Marketing team have been getting musically creative with staff from across the Trust, penning a rap aimed at increasing awareness of the importance of having a smear during Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. The campaign has received coverage from the Gazette, Hartlepool Mail and will be featured on BBC Radio Tees […]

Trust runs GP engagement event to establish closer working in the region

On Wednesday 16 January 2018 a leading North East NHS Foundation Trust ran the second of their quarterly engagement events for GPs across the region. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust welcomed primary care colleagues from across the region to the event sponsored by Kyowa Kirin, an R&D-based life sciences company who specialise in […]