News and events

Northern Trust invites public to join in one week alcohol free

A Northern Trust is inviting its public to join in one week alcohol free. As part of its continued alcohol awareness campaign, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is launching the ‘one week alcohol free’ initiative on the 25 February. Asking the communities of North Tees and Hartlepool to switch to water for seven […]

NHS trust encourages communities to cook up a storm

Recipe card - turkey meatballs

An award-winning chef from a Teesside hospital trust has shared recipe secrets from his busy kitchens across sites in Stockton and Hartlepool. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust issued a pledge to their local communities at the start of 2019 to support a safer winter period. In January the Trust announced a partnership with […]

Trust’s Cancer Support Team scoop several Northern awards

Volunteers offering Trust based Cancer Support have taken home multiple awards from the Macmillan Volunteer Awards Programme. The volunteers within the Cancer Support Service based at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust received two accolades from Macmillan Cancer Support. The Cancer Information Centre Volunteers were awarded as the North Region’s  winner of the Service […]

Special diary for relatives of end of life care patients highlighted

The Family’s Voice diary has been included as an example of good practice and learning in the International Journal of Palliative Nursing. The purpose of the diary is to improve communication between relatives and health professionals in hospital and as a record of relatives’ views on the quality of care. It has since been adopted […]

National recognition for infection control project

The team made a number of changes, including trialling a new product for cleaning around the area where a patient would be catheterised. The improvements led to a reduction in catheter linked urinary tract infections. Ward 32’s work has been highlighted by NHS Improvement. Liz Dobson-Bell, infection prevention and control nurse, who helped the team […]

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: Pioneering matron nominated for British Journal of Nursing award Haematology Matron Mercy Cabrega has been recognised for her hard work and commitment to the […]

Celebrating the stars of research

That’s why we celebrate staff who have gone above and beyond to help develop research with the Research Star award. Congratulations to principal pharmacy technician Helen Dunn who is the latest winner. Head of pharmacy Philip Dean said: “Helen has shown great knowledge of and achieved mastery of her subject area, is tenacious and assertive […]

Teesside trust in plea to local businesses

Mock up of vaping garden at University Hospital North Tees

A leading Teesside NHS trust has issued a plea to local businesses across the region to help support their ambitions to go entirely smoke free by March 31st 2019. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust are currently on a countdown to the target date to ensure that both hospital sites at Stockton and Hartlepool […]

North east nurse of 25 years shortlisted for national award

North East nurse of 25 years nominated for her outstanding contribution to the work of the Haematology department.

North East nurse of 25 years nominated for her outstanding contribution to the work of the Haematology department. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust Haematology/Anticoagulation Matron, Mercy Cabrega, has been nominated for Oncology Nurse of the Year in the British Journal of Nursing (BJN) Awards. Mercy was nominated by one of her students who, […]

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust joins new national programme to maximise the positive impact of volunteers

Helpforce, the organisation working with hospitals to enhance the benefits of volunteering across the NHS, will today announce that North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Trust has joined its new Volunteering Innovators Programme to identify the most promising volunteering initiatives from across the country that can be spread to other NHS settings. North Tees and Hartlepool […]