News and events

Free hospital WiFi for patients and visitors

It has rolled out the new internet service across the University Hospital of North Tees. The move is part of the trust’s vision to improve patient experience and continue its work to be one of the country’s leading NHS digitally mature organisations. The trust is also installing the system across its other main site at […]

Sarah on her leadership journey

Sarah has passed the Mary Seacole programme which is a six month programme run by the NHS Leadership Academy. The programme aims to provide the balance between learning the theory and putting it into practice. Designed for those looking to move into their first formal leadership role, or those new to first time leadership, it […]

Volunteer driver service motors on

A volunteer driver service that helps patients get to and from hospital is recruiting for more people to help. Since it started five years ago, the service at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has made more than 4,500 patient journeys. The small dedicated team of volunteers involved have driven more than 124,000 miles, […]

NTHighlights – 20 July 2018

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:   Urgent Care showcases work to trusts from up and down the country! Health staff from across the country visited the trust’s urgent and […]

Sharing urgent and emergency care success story

Health staff from across the country visited a Teesside trust’s urgent and emergency care service to find out the reasons behind its success. The special event run by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was around sharing learning and good practice. Our Story, held at the University Hospital of North Tees included presentations from […]

Work to recruit patients to research trials highlighted

The 2017/18 NIHR Research Activity League Table have been published today by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN). The league table highlights the extent of NHS research taking place in England, and the number of participants being recruited into studies. Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the North East have […]

Exciting partnership to train the healthcare staff of today and the future

A HEALTH trust and college have teamed up to boost the careers and skills of young people and health professionals. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and Hartlepool College of Further Education will be working together to develop a state of the art simulation suite at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The facility will […]

Patient thanks NHS team for major surgery to save use of legs

A MAN has thanked NHS staff for saving the use of his legs – after major surgery to have a large cancerous tumour removed from his spine. Brian Plant from Billingham was told by doctors at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust that without emergency surgery he would never walk again. It was only […]

Staff in Hartlepool full of praise for doctor’s teaching

Health staff in Hartlepool are full of praise for regular in-house teaching a doctor is holding on a range of medical topics. Senior house officer, Dr Mo Helmy, runs weekly sessions with staff from his base in the joint replacement unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. In the four months since it started the […]

Teesside care home throws NHS 70th party to thank staff

A NURSING veteran was among those celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS at a special thank you event in Stockton-on-Tees.  North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust district nurses joined 87-year-old Sheila Bradley at The Beeches Care Home, on Green Lane. Sheila was an NHS mental health nurse for over 30 years, having trained […]