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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: Cutting Edge@NTH ‘we’re excited to offer our services five days a week’ BBC Radio Tees have been in having a chat with resident hairdresser […]

Family visit emergency care to donate in man’s memory

In lieu of flowers, the family of Mr Cook asked anyone attending his funeral to make a donation. This, along with donations from his colleagues at Virgin – helped raised almost £500 for the emergency department at the University Hospital of North Tees. John’s ex-wife Valerie and his son Stephen visited the department to personally […]

Patient is pain free after successful hernia op

Dennis Wilson has suffered with a reccurrence of his hernia – and having had various operations over the last 40 years it has always returned. Dennis, who is 72, was referred for an appointment with associate specialist Manuf Kassem at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust who operated on him. Mr Kassem has achieved […]

North Tees patient gets a cut above the rest

Hospital-based hairdresser gives elderly patient a whole new level of care. Dawn Cuthbert, hairdresser at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust’s salon, Cutting Edge@NTH visited Sandra Williams, 71, at her bedside to give her a makeover. Sandra is originally from Wales and was visiting her daughter in Hartlepool over Christmas when she took a […]

Care home training in line for national award

The team will be vying with three other health trusts in the innovation in HR category at the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) HR in Excellence Awards. The team deliver training to care home staff across the area, helping to reduce hospital admissions. It is part of an alliance with Stockton Borough Council, Tees, Esk […]

Teesside Physician named most inspiring in the country

The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE) has named a Teesside Consultant Physician as the most inspiring in the country. Dr Catherine Monaghan, Clinical Director and Consultant in Acute and Respiratory Medicine at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust claimed the accolade on International Women’s Day. The RCPE is proud to celebrate physicians […]

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: Praise for Trust’s implementation of barcoding system The Trust recently received ‘Scan4Safety’ certification, recognised for successfully implementing the system across both of its sites. […]

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 […]