News and events

Students make their own special delivery

Paying a visit to the neonatal unit at the University Hospital of North Tees, the Health and Social Care students brought with them 20 emergency care kits for families rushed into the ward. Ward Matron, Debbie Bryan, said: “Nobody expects to have a premature baby so when the baby arrives nine times out of ten […]

Paediatric staff train medics in Nepal

The course was co-ordinated by consultant paediatrician Anil Tuladhar along with consultant neonatologist Sundaram Janakiraman, retired neonatal ward matron Barbara Harrison, and senior paediatric trainee dr Subhan Christudas. They were joined by Dr Bernd Reichert, assistant professor In neonatology, Joanne Jenkinson, senior neonatal nurse, Sidra Research Institute in Qatar. The group held the course in […]

Nurses and midwives invited to recruitment open day

People can come along to the event on Friday 3 June, any time between 9am to 12pm in the Tees meeting room at the University Hospital of North Tees. Assistant director of nursing, workforce and quality Emma Roberts said: “This is a great opportunity to find out more about the trust and to come and […]

New apprenticeships are helping healthcare assistants

Teesside University is now offering Higher and Degree Apprenticeships which allow businesses to jointly design qualifications and apprenticeship standards which they know will meet their requirements by developing the right skills for employees. The Higher and Degree Apprenticeships are part-funded by the Government and, unlike traditional apprenticeships, there is no age restriction. Teesside is already […]

The NHS Better Health programme public engagement events

The Better Health programme is looking at how local hospitals achieve the standards which local people have a right to expect from their services, and how the NHS meets its aspirations to provide more care in the home and in community based settings. It is being led by clinicians including senior hospital consultants and GPs […]

We want to hear from young people

This will be a great way for you to have your say and be heard. If you are interested we are holding two group meetings at: University Hospital of North Tees on 4 May, 2016, 4pm – 6pm University Hospital of Hartlepool, 11 May, 2016, 4pm – 6pm Drinks and a light bite will be […]

Annie gets hip replacement surgery aged 95

Annie had been in discomfort and pain with her right hip for many months and after visiting her GP she was referred to North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Associate specialist in orthopaedics and trauma Manesh Vaghela assessed her and was able to perform the surgery at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. Annie has […]

Helping smokers who are pregnant to quit

The clinic is held every Wednesday morning in women’s outpatients at the University Hospital of North Tees and Thursday at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. It has been developed with the national babyClear programme and is run by midwives and stop smoking advisors to demonstrate to pregnant mums how smoking in pregnancy harms unborn babies. […]

On a roll is just what the doctor ordered

If you’ve enjoyed a sandwich from our patient or retail menu, it’s more than likely from our local suppliers On a Roll Sandwich Company who create our Pick of the Pantry range. The company has a long-standing partnership with North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, supplying to us for the last seven years. On […]