News and events

Health care provider tackling social isolation

Poster showing the Volunteers home but not alone initiative

A leading North East Foundation Trust has launched an initiative aimed at helping to support patients being discharged from hospital who might have little or no support once they arrive home. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has secured funding from Helpforce –  a national charity at the forefront of a national movement to […]

Bowel cancer screening research trial hits milestone patient target

The trust’s research team and bowel cancer screening team have been involved in a study around a national screening programme inviting people aged 55 to have a sigmoidoscopy. This is the process where a flexible, narrow tube with a light and camera is used to look inside the rectum and lower colon – and can […]

Teesside Trust welcomes experienced surgeon as hand surgery offering expands

Mr Sanjay Miranda, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon has joined the team at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

An experienced hand surgeon has joined North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust as the Teesside healthcare provider expands their hand services to offer 24-hour hand trauma provision. Mr Sanjay Miranda, Consultant Orthopaedic Hand & Wrist Surgeon joined three other specialist hand consultants at the Teesside Trust earlier this year to offer a full hand […]

Northern Trust finalists at prestigious NHS Parliamentary awards

Dr Dawn Ashley and Jane Wray represented the EAU team of North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust at the NHS Parliamentary Awards

A top performing Urgent and Emergency Care team represented the North East and Yorkshire at a national NHS awards ceremony for their commitment to delivering excellent care for their local communities. At a prestigious awards ceremony at the House of Commons earlier this week (10th July) the EAU team from North Tees and Hartlepool NHS […]

Teesside Trusts Thanks Volunteer Workforce

A North East health care provider has hosted an evening of celebration to say thank you to its volunteer workforce. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust hosted the event on Wednesday 10 July 2018 at its Hardwick Road site in Stockton. The organisation who work with over 330 volunteers brought together around 190 delegates to […]

Our continued journey to financial stability

Julie Gillon on a ward walk-round in EAU at the University Hospital of North Tees

It is impossible to read the daily news without coming across stories of struggling NHS organisations. Each facing their own unique financial challenges; bespoke to the communities they serve. Whether it is funding cuts or debt recovery, it is clear that public funded health care providers up and down the country are facing unprecedented pressures […]

Northern Trust shortlisted for its innovative approach to care in national awards

A top performing Urgent and Emergency Care team have been recognised in a national awards programme for their commitment to delivering excellent care for their local communities. The Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU) at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is the regional winner of the Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award in the […]

The North East Trust protecting vulnerable patients from falls

Staff member helps elderly patient along corridor

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has achieved more than a 10% reduction in patient falls from April 2018-19 in comparison to the previous year. This significant reduction in falls is a result of collaborative working from ward areas across the Trust, following its involvement in a programme with NHS Improvement. Part of this […]

Jamie’s cause to get fit and raise vital funds

Porter Jamie May is training for the Great North Run in just a few weeks’ time – and he’s calling on your help. Jamie is not only taking on this 13.1 mile challenge to get fitter and feel better but he is also raising money for the trust’s charitable fund. All money raised will go […]