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Teesside mum shares story of rare genetic condition in memory of baby daughter

Nancy Rogers

A Thornaby mum has taken it upon herself to raise awareness of Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome, where a symptom linked to the rare condition took the life of her nine-month-old daughter. Now she is raising money for the hospitals that looked after her. On Tuesday 22 September 2020, health care assistant Lisa Rogers made her way to […]

Friendship and laughter the best medicine for Wednesday Wonder Women

The Wednesday Wonder Women in the chemo unit

A group of women who all bonded while battling cancer in the same hospital unit have celebrated the final treatment of one of their group’s members. The self-titled ‘Wednesday Wonder Women’ saw Amanda Rees, from Norton – get to toll the final treatment bell in March at the University Hospital of North Tees. The group […]

First medical supplies donated by health trust arrive in war-torn Ukraine

Medical supplies on back of van

The first medical supplies sent by NHS staff in Teesside to help people in war-torn Ukraine have been successfully delivered this week. The much-needed aid, collected by staff at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, has been transported to the Poland-Ukraine border. The organisation has collected items desperately needed in field hospitals including beds, […]

“Fast moving and rewarding” – the role of a ward clerk

Ward clerk standing in corridor

“Fast moving and so rewarding”. That is how Allison Morrison describes her role at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust. Allison has been a ward clerk at the trust for more than 20 years – and she has loved the role. She said: “No day is the same. “My days are very busy and […]

Trust welcomes two birth partners

Trust welcomes two birth partners

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is announcing that from Wednesday 23 March, two birth partners will be welcome to attend births at both the University Hospital of North Tees and University Hospital of Hartlepool. Rachel Scott, operational manager for obstetrics and gynaecology, said: “Even at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic we made […]

Ukraine appeal – fundraising efforts humbling

Ukraine appeal

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust would like to share its immense gratitude, after a continuing fundraising campaign for Ukraine has highlighted the generosity of its local community. Direct donations, alongside much needed medical supplies will be delivered directly to the Polish-Ukranian border to support displaced Ukrainians. In just two weeks, the campaign so […]