CQC inspection

The report following an inspection from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was published on 3 February 2016.

The trust was been given an overall rating as a trust as requiring improvement. However, in total out of the 85 individual ratings 65 were rated as good.

A number of areas were identified as good practice, including surgery, critical care, end of life care, the trust’s simulation suite, community services and the trust’s services at One Life Hartlepool.

Action plans

The trust is making improvements following the inspection.  You can see how we’re improving each of the areas on the action plans below.


Read some of our good news stories which highlight some of the fantastic work at the trust. You can also keep up to date on what we’re doing by downloading our news bulletin below.


Overview of the ratings

Useful links

Care Quality Commission

NHS Choices