News and events

Join new wheelchair user group

The group will be supported by the trust and will have representatives on it from our wheelchair service team. The aim of the user group is to give wheelchair users a voice to help improve wheelchair services and provide any feedback. The Wheelchair Leadership Alliance, set up last year and chaired by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, […]

Annual General Meeting

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, 5 October 2016 in the Tees meeting room at the University Hospital of North Tees. The meeting will commence at 10 am. Members of the public are welcome. If you would like to attend, please register either by email to or telephone the private office on 01642 […]

Wynyard Hall hosts black tie ball to support trust

Hoping to raise at least £6,000 for the trust, Wynyard Hall’s October 7 charity ball will be a glittering affair with a Prosecco reception and live music in the spectacular 650-seater Grand Marquee in the hotel gardens. Wynyard’s top chefs will also pull out all the stops with a three-course feast featuring dishes such as […]

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 […]