News and events

Health care provider in rhythmic reminder ‘Don’t Fear the Smear’

A leading NHS Trust in the North East of England is continuing its innovative approach to remind women across the region to get their smear test, especially those aged between 25-35. The latest figures released by the Public Health of England (PHE) show that the number of women getting their smear tests is at a 20 […]

Top tech company help transform community cancer garden

Members of the invoice finance team at Siemens Financial Services have transformed an unused area at the University Hospital of North Tees. This is after linking up with the Trust’s cancer information centre who wanted to create a green space for patients. The team from Siemens Financial Services were eager to help, funding for garden […]

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: Urgent and Emergency Care staff rising to the challenge This week we have been promoting the good work of our Urgent and Emergency Care […]

Digital first Trust recognised for its innovative use of technology

North East Trust recognised by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England (NHSE) for its exemplary use of Scan4Safety. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been ‘Scan4Safety Certified’ by the DHSC and NHSE for its Trust-wide implementation of the system. The barcoding system means that every single implant, every […]

North east trust event tackles dementia care

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust have hosted the first of their annual member events focusing on the topic of dementia. The community focused trust extended a free invitation to the population of Teesside and the surrounding areas which saw around 50 delegates attend the February event. Opening the first of the 2019 timetabled […]

Smoking messages throughout the ages

A North East NHS Trust has been exploring communications archives from the eighties to understand how the issue of smoking at their hospital sites was tackled historically. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust will go completely smoke free in Hartlepool, Stockton and Peterlee from March 1st 2019. The team who are driving the initiative […]

Hospital hair and beauty salon teams up with local businesswoman

Dawn Cuthbert will be managing Cutting Edge @NTH, an innovative hair and beauty salon at the University Hospital of North Tees. From Monday, it will be open every weekday, between 10am and 2.30pm, offering a full range of treatments including styling, colouring and beauty treatments. The business was set up last year as part of […]

Hospital’s leading Physiotherapists share their expertise across the world

Leading Physiotherapists from a North East Trust have travelled thousands of miles to support Great Britain in their Olympic attempts. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Physiotherapy Department currently supply expert assessment and treatment to Durham University’s elite sports programme, Team Durham. One of the University’s many successful sports is rowing, with three of […]

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: Sharing innovation with the Royal College of Surgeons of England This week the Trust’s Associate Director of ICT, Tony Naylor, took the opportunity to […]

Addressing health challenges in our region – smoking in pregnancy

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting with colleagues at the Durham Centre to explore one of the most topical issues in health care to date. Smoking. More specifically smoking in pregnancy. As a part of the Yale System Leadership Programme cohort for 2018/19, one of our objectives is to create a piece of […]