News and events

Northern Trust recognised for the care it delivers to staff

A North East Trust has received the top health and wellbeing award for the third year running for the support it offers to staff. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust (NTH) received the ‘Continuing Excellence’ in the Better Health at Work Awards, after ten years of involvement with the programme. As a responsible Trust, […]

Celebrating two more research stars

That’s why we celebrate staff who have gone above and beyond to help develop research with the Research Star award. This time around the trust is awarding two staff for their hard work – split between nurse consultant in palliative care Mel McEvoy and clinical trials co-ordinator Lynda Poole. Mel was nominated for his work […]

Transforming lifts in busy hospital site

The tower block – seven floors high and leading to some very busy clinical areas – is used by thousands of people every week. That’s why the NTH Solutions estates team is carrying out work to renovate all of the lifts across the site. The first of these to be completed is a lift in […]

‘25 years old and five smear tests later’ #MyCervicalScreeningStory

As part of Cervical Screening Awareness Week, we caught up with Leanne Fahy, 25, a Paediatric Dietitian at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust to hear her #CervicalScreeningStory. “Growing up in Ireland, I knew I wanted to be a Dietitian, but there is only one course over there and it is notoriously competitive. I […]

Celebrating health staff who have gone above and beyond

The Shining Stars awards – an event fully funded by sponsorship – is hosted every year to highlight staff who have gone above and beyond to help improve patient care. More than 200 staff and sponsors were at the ceremony at Hardwick Hall to celebrate the big night, which was hosted by non-executive director Steve […]

Teesside A&E improves its services for people with mental health needs

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has implemented a successful programme of work in its Stockton based A&E to reduce the number of frequent attenders. The aim of the project was to change the behaviour of a specific cohort of patients by understanding their needs, and putting additional support in place to provide them […]

Becoming a champion to help improve arthritis treatment

Lynsey Hetherington, musculoskeletal (MSK) service lead and extended scope podiatrist, was recently successful for her application to become an MSK Champion. Lynsey, who is based at the One Life Centre in Hartlepool, has worked at the Trust for 11 years and is very proud of her latest achievement. Lynsey heard about the programme, organised by […]