News and events

Raising awareness of disabilities in the workplace

Nic Samuels Disability Staff Network

Staff from an active networking group are leading the charge to change people’s views of disabled people in the workplace, especially those dealing with hidden disabilities. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s Disability Staff Network has launched a series of videos of group members talking about the issues they tackle every day. The short, […]

NHS staff take to the skies for charity – after gesture for pandemic response

Staff in front of skydiving board

Daredevil NHS staff took to the skies to raise thousands of pounds for patient care – after a local skydiving company made a generous gesture as thanks for the COVID-19 response. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was offered 10 free staff places by Skyhigh Skydiving in Shotton Colliery. The company in County Durham […]

Trust urges local people – “Hold us accountable!”

Wendy Gill, Chair of membership strategy committee

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is appealing for more people to join its membership scheme to make their views on healthcare heard and to hold their local NHS to account. NHS Foundation Trusts work to the principles of the NHS but also enjoy a greater degree of freedom to act upon the views […]

Hospital Trust hosts moving photography exhibition

Cambodia in Transition exhibition

The University Hospital of North Tees is hosting a moving and inspiring photography exhibition showcasing healthcare in a little-seen part of the world: Cambodia. The exhibition, Cambodia in Transition: Trauma, Health and Religion, is currently on display in the hospital’s newly redecorated spirituality centre. The exhibition features around 50 photographs taken by Newcastle-based clinical psychologist […]

Trust first in Teesside to perform day-case hip surgeries

Team from elective care at Hartlepool hospital.

Hartlepool has been leading the way in hip replacement surgery – becoming the first centre in the Tees Valley to perform day-case hip replacement procedure. The first of four pilot day case hip replacement surgeries that took place in August 2021. The procedure sees the patient attending hospital, receiving a hip replacement and being discharged […]

Nicola’s new vocation

Student midwife Nicola Riley

“Don’t let anyone tell you it’s too late to change your life!” – that’s Nicola Riley’s message to anyone considering a career change. The 37-year-old from Hartlepool is just six weeks from qualifying as a midwife and already has a job lined up at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Nicola, a mother of […]

North East Trust receive National Digital Leader award

Colleagues with the Trusts GDE award

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has today been officially recognised for their contributions to the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) programme after initially joining the scheme over three-years ago. Following the announcement last month that the organisation had been accredited as a national digital leader, NHSX and NHS Digital colleagues presented the accreditation during […]

New investment means improved care for women in Stockton

Gynaecology team stood in clinic room

Quicker, less time in hospital, fewer follow-up appointments and reduced worry for patients – these are just some of the benefits of a new women’s procedure carried out in Stockton. The new hysteroscopic treatment is being performed in an outpatient clinic at the University Hospital of North Tees. This is after North Tees and Hartlepool […]