News and events

Teesside research team at the forefront of search for COVID-19 treatment

An NHS research team in Teesside has been at the forefront of a national trial into coronavirus treatment – helping lead to a major breakthrough. The team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been taking part in a national clinical trial to identify treatments beneficial for people hospitalised with suspected or confirmed […]

Local Trust urges: “Love Your Landscape”

We’re proud to serve thousands of people every year. Clinicians at the University Hospital of North Tees and University Hospital of Hartlepool work hard to deliver state-of-the-art care using the most advanced techniques. However, it’s no secret that the buildings are ageing. In the same year that the University Hospital of North Tees was built […]

Trust asks for self-control as pubs reopen

Trust asks for self-control as pubs reopen

“No one wants to spend an evening in A&E” – that’s the message from a leading clinician as pubs and restaurants get ready to reopen. Deepak Dwarakanath, Medical Director for North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, said: “A lot of people are going to be rushing back to the pubs when they reopen on […]

Video appointments come to the aid of orthotics patients

The innovative use of video consultation software to aid patients with specialist needs has been hailed a success and is being offered to other health care trusts nationwide. Our Orthotics service assesses patients and provides them with devices such as insoles, braces, splints, callipers, footwear, spinal jackets and helmets etc. They are used by patients […]

Marie steps down after 46 years

Marie steps down after 46 years

We said an emotional goodbye to a committed nurse who has spent 46 years caring for patients in the region. Marie Sutherland, 65, qualified as a nurse in 1975 after training in York and South Tees. In the intervening years, the staff nurse has worked for South Tees NHS Foundation Trust, the Butterwick Hospice and […]

Scanner capacity boosted to help more patients than ever

A HEALTH trust has bolstered its resources to help scan more patients than ever before during the coronavirus pandemic. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has upgraded its scanning equipment to ensure patients are treated as quickly as they can be. The trust has had a relocatable CT scanner delivered to its site at […]

Thank you for being there for us!

THANK YOU!   Thank you from everyone at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to our amazing community for being there for us over the last few months.   Thank you for making personal protective equipment for us.   Thank you for making food and donating water to our front-line staff.   Thank you […]

Doctor who went above and beyond during pandemic

Sarah Whitehouse, a registrar in elderly care, has been awarded the latest star of the month award after being nominated by two different colleagues who worked alongside her during a really busy period during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lucy Stanton and Elle Clarke, both foundation doctors, describe Sarah as showing nothing but the utmost compassion for […]