News and events

Maiden Castle Physiotherapy to hold open event

Come along and meet the team, who will be on hand to provide advice on sports injuries. Take a look round the facilities and enter the raffle for a free physiotherapy assessment, screening session or a 30 minute massage appointment. The service, based at the Graham Sports Centre in Maiden Castle, Durham is provided by […]

Nurses invited to find out about Scan4Safety

The programme, which involves scanning barcodes to identify staff and to track patients and the products used in their care, has already commenced and a number of benefits will be realised from their introduction. Benefits include the globally unique identification of the patient, enabling accurate and consistent information to be captured and stored in the […]

Foot and ankle symposium a success

The event at the Jury’s Inn Hotel in Middlesbrough was organised by consultant orthopaedic surgeon Rajiv Limaye and consultant radiologist Peddada Raju. The day was started by consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr Limaye who welcomed all delegates, before the first presentation about reviewing treatment options was given by Asad Syed, consultant orthopaedic surgeon and Yogesh Joshi, […]

Lyndsey is July’s employee of the month

She was presented with flowers and a certificate today by associate director for out of hospital care Julie Parkes and clinical care co-ordinator Linda Fairhall. Linda, who is Lyndsey’s line manager and who nominated her, said: “Lyndsey has recently been dealing with a patient with end stage dementia. “She demonstrated empathy towards the patient throughout […]

Cancer information centre opens thanks to charity donation

MvC was set up by Tony Larkin after he won his battle with bowel cancer, and since 2010 more than £184,000 has been raised to help cancer services by putting on live music gigs at the town’s Grand Hotel with acts such as The Magic Numbers, The Blow Monkeys, David McAlmont, Turin Brakes, Jack Savoretti […]

Stay safe in the sun

Consultant Andy Simpson said: “We are urging people to stay safe in the sun. There has been an increase in the number of people attending the accident and emergency department at the University Hospital of North Tees due to the hot weather. “The department has been dealing with sunburn and dehydration, which could be easily […]

Thank you to our volunteers

A thank you event with a special theme – celebrating the Queen’s 90th birthday, was held for all of the trust’s volunteers and members of the NHS Retirement Fellowship. Chairman Paul Garvin, who hosted the event, was joined by other members of the senior management team and governors in the restaurant at the University Hospital […]

Find out about care of the elderly at NHS trust event

If you want to hear about care of the elderly, then please come along to our member event on; Saturday, 23 July, 9.30am – 11.30am in the Tees meeting room, rear of the Tees Restaurant at the University Hospital of North Tees. Free parking will be available. Refreshments will be available from 9.30am, and presentations […]

Gail is June’s employee of the month

Gail was presented with a certificate and some flowers by director of nursing, patient safety and quality Julie Lane and head of transformation Gary Wright. Gary, who nominated her, highlighted how Gail embodies all that the six Cs (compassion, care, commitment, courage, competence, communication) stand for. He said: “Despite the relentless nature of the role, […]

Public invited to view hospital energy centre plans

Members of the public are invited to view the plans and speak to staff from the architects, engineers and the trust’s estates team, in the main concourse at the University Hospital of North Tees, on Thursday 7 July between 2pm and 8pm. The plans will be available to view at the hospital, where people can […]