News and events

Care home training highlighted nationally for positive impact on patient care

The team were finalists in the Healthcare People Management Awards in the Capsticks Award for Innovation in HR. This was as recognition for the innovative training the trust’s clinical educators run for care home staff – which have led to significant reductions in hospital admissions. It includes training in end of life care, dementia and […]

MP Visit to Teesside Trust to View Innovation in Pharmacy

Image of Alex Cunningham MP visiting North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Local MP Alex Cunningham has visited the University Hospital of North Tees, to understand more about the key role technology is playing in driving patient flow and safety standards and security of medicines. In recent years, the Trust has harnessed and invested in cutting-edge technology to manage medication storage, security and administration. These automated systems […]

Pediatric Care a Priority for Primary and Secondary Health Providers on Teesside

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has this week held the third of its quarterly GP engagement events, focusing on the topical subject of paediatric care. The event, held at the Middlefield Lecture Theatre at the University Hospital of North Tees site in Hardwick, Stockton was attended by over 25 General Practitioner colleagues from […]

Teesside health care trust in plea to stop the bairns from burning

  A leading Teesside health care trust has released a summer campaign targeting audiences across Stockton and Hartlepool, with a series of messages about staying safe in the sun. As the UK is enjoying the warmer weather, health bosses have developed a rather bespoke set of messages for people across Teesside and the surrounding areas. […]

Hello…My Name is Harry

‘When Harry came into this world, he changed my life in more ways than I ever could have imagined.’ July 23rd marks International #HelloMyNameIsDay, a campaign launched by Dr Kate Grainger during her time in hospital as a terminally ill cancer patient. The campaign looks at the importance of communication in providing truly person-centred, compassionate […]

Hayley’s calm and caring actions make a life changing difference

Hayley Bentham, who works in the Single Point of Access team for community services, answered a call from a man who wanted to cancel a visit with the district nurse that evening. When Hayley asked him why so she could inform the nurse, the patient said that he had had enough and wanted to cancel […]

Fire service fundraiser for Hartlepool cancer care

FOR the second year in succession, a fire station was turned into the venue for an afternoon tea party to help raise money for cancer care. And this year the event at Peterlee Fire Station helped raise even more than last year – with the grand total reaching more than £3,300 for the chemotherapy unit […]

Health care provider tackling social isolation

Poster showing the Volunteers home but not alone initiative

A leading North East Foundation Trust has launched an initiative aimed at helping to support patients being discharged from hospital who might have little or no support once they arrive home. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has secured funding from Helpforce –  a national charity at the forefront of a national movement to […]

Bowel cancer screening research trial hits milestone patient target

The trust’s research team and bowel cancer screening team have been involved in a study around a national screening programme inviting people aged 55 to have a sigmoidoscopy. This is the process where a flexible, narrow tube with a light and camera is used to look inside the rectum and lower colon – and can […]

Teesside Trust welcomes experienced surgeon as hand surgery offering expands

Mr Sanjay Miranda, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon has joined the team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

An experienced hand surgeon has joined North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as the Teesside healthcare provider expands their hand services to offer 24-hour hand trauma provision. Mr Sanjay Miranda, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon joined three other specialist hand consultants at the Teesside Trust earlier this year to offer a full hand […]