This week’s NTHighlights

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  1. ‘NHS staff will get the backing they need’

In her latest blog, Chief Executive Julie Gillon discusses recruitment locally in North Tees and Hartlepool and what it really means to work at the Trust.

You can read the blog here.


  1. NHSI Nutrition Collaborative film a great success 

An external videographer recently visited the Trust to work on a promotional video to highlight the good work of the NHSI Nutrition Collaborative.

You can see the video on the Trust’s YouTube page here.


  1. Partnering up to create opportunities for all

A local man has secured his first ever NHS role thanks to a partnership between the Trust and Stockton Riverside College.

You can see more on Twitter here.


  1. Teesside Physician named ‘top inspiring’ in the country

Consultant Physician Dr Catherine Monaghan has been speaking with BBC Radio Tees about her latest achievement and what it means to be a top mum too.

You can hear the interview here at 7 minutes in.


  1. Proud to be in the top two Trusts nationally for A&E performance

In the latest results on the BBC Health Tracker, our Trust is in the top two nationally for its A&E performance and the top five for performance against the national Cancer target.

You can read more here.


  1. #OurTrustChangesLives

The Communications and Marketing Team is continuing its latest recruitment campaign encouraging potential recruits to join a Trust that is truly changing lives.

If you have a vacancy that you would like promoted across social media, or you have a recent recruitment success story, please get in touch with one of the team.

You can see the latest vacancy from the campaign over on Facebook here.


  1. Welcoming our region into the world of healthcare

Encouraging our local future generations to take the first step into a career in medicine is a huge challenge. Professor Jane Metcalf and Dr Catherine Monaghan have been discussing how we might tackle the issue with Gary Philipson.

You can hear the interview on BBC Radio Tees here at 1 hour 25 mins 25 secs.


  1. Raising awareness of Delirium and what it means for patients and their families

Staff from ward 32 work hard throughout the year to educate families around Delirium and what symptoms they might expect from a family member experiencing the condition.

For national Delirium Awareness Day last week, they home baked cupcakes as a conversation starter for people visiting the ward, and decorated the area with purple balloons to reflect the national colour. Taking patient care that extra mile!

You can see more on Facebook here.


  1. Going green to improve patient care

The Trust is making significant improvements across its sites to generate savings that can be put directly back into patient care. Some examples include LED lighting, solar panels and a new air conditioning system.

You can see more on the website here.


  1. Family says thank you to Emergency Care Department

The relatives of a patient who sadly passed away  following a sudden illness have sent a big thank you to the staff who cared for him.

Asking for donations instead of flowers, and carrying out a collection at work, the family were able to raise £500 for the department.

Read more on Twitter here.


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