NTHighlights – 3 August 2018

1. Organ donation A call for more organ donors ahead of organ donation week made the media here. 2. Wi-Fi We announced the launch of free Wi-Fi across our sites last week; this was covered in the Gazette. 3. Medical director talks on BBC Tees Medical Director, Dr Deepak Dwarakanath spoke to BBC Tees this […]

A day in the life of… Chief Executive Julie Gillon

Julie’s day starts with a briefing with her PA Donna, where they discuss any issues, Julies diary, upcoming meetings and any emails that need responding to on Julies behalf. As well as general internal and external meetings, Donna also arranges 1:1 meetings with Julie and members of the executive team. Julie and Donna chat about […]

Volunteer thank you event – 70 years of the NHS!

The event, held at the University Hospital of North Tees was hosted by Chairman Paul Garvin, who was joined by chief executive Julie Gillon and other members of the trust board who all helped deliver a wonderful meal to all our fantastic volunteers provided by the trusts catering team. Paul said: “This year the NHS […]

Pathology open day

The pathology department at the University Hospital of North Tees held an open event to mark Biomedical Science day, inviting staff, patients and members of the public to take a tour through the labs and meet the people behind the white coats. It showcased the integral role of the trust’s pathology staff which includes diagnosis, […]

NTHighlights – 27 July 2018

Please note: you can access this communication via the staff app where you can follow the links through to all of the social media pages. You will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from your personal mobile or computers at home:   Pathology tours make […]

Trust gastroenterologist is appointed chair of cancer research institute

PROFESSOR Matt Rutter, consultant gastroenterologist, at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed honorary chair at Newcastle University’s Institute of Cancer Research. Professor Rutter’s research will continue to focus on luminal gastroenterology, in particular bowel cancer screening and surveillance. He will also be expanding his research into endoscopy quality and how this […]

Free hospital WiFi for patients and visitors

It has rolled out the new internet service across the University Hospital of North Tees. The move is part of the trust’s vision to improve patient experience and continue its work to be one of the country’s leading NHS digitally mature organisations. The trust is also installing the system across its other main site at […]

Volunteer driver service motors on

Since it started five years ago, the service at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has made more than 4,500 patient journeys. The small dedicated team of volunteers involved have driven more than 124,000 miles, helping patients who have difficulty getting to and from hospital. And now the team is looking for more people […]

NTHighlights – 20 July 2018

Please note: you will not be able to access the social media links from trust computers; you can access them from the trust’s app, your personal mobile or computers at home:   Urgent Care showcases work to trusts from up and down the country! Health staff from across the country visited the trust’s urgent and […]

Work to recruit patients to research trials highlighted

The 2017/18 NIHR Research Activity League Table have been published today by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN). The league table highlights the extent of NHS research taking place in England, and the number of participants being recruited into studies. Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) across the North East have […]