Service for women is rated one of top centres

A HEALTH team which helps women with a common long term condition has been confirmed as one of the top centres in the country. The endometriosis service at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has successfully maintained its status as a centre of excellence. The service hit 100% in nearly all of the main […]

High praise for elective care team

The elective care unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool has won national recognition for a host of improvements made. Anwar Jafri, consultant lower limb orthopaedic and trauma surgeon, presented a poster at the British Orthopaedic Association annual conference, showing this work. Judges were clearly impressed – Mr Jafri was presented as the winner of […]

Finance team scoop awards at annual event

THE trust’s finance team picked up a cluster of awards and recognition at an annual regional conference. Three members of the team were presented with crystal trophies and several more were shortlisted at the Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Northern branch event at the Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham. Caroline Trevena received a special chairman […]

Young snooker star thanks NHS diabetes team

A TALENTED young snooker star from Hartlepool has thanked NHS staff for helping him on his way to the top after he was crowned the country’s best junior player. Sean McAllister has developed into one of the brightest teenage snooker prospects around, despite the challenges he has faced being treated for type 1 diabetes. Sean, […]

Trust comes out on top at awards ceremony

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust manager and student scoop the win at a prestigious awards ceremony. The Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) held its annual awards ceremony to celebrate the achievement of students undertaking RSPH qualifications.  North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust currently delivers training to anatomical pathology technologists who work within NHS […]

Trust and partners scoop award for innovation

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust has scooped an award for an innovative joint project with Hartlepool and Stockton-On-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, Hartlepool Borough Council and Stockton Borough Council. The trust and its partners won  the Best Integration Project award in the North East, Cumbria and Yorkshire and Humber Commissioning Awards. The award winning ‘Home Safe […]

Moraig and Debbie honoured to receive Queen’s Nurse Awards

Both Moraig and Debbie, who care for patients out of hospital, went to a prestigious ceremony in London to be presented with awards for commitment to nursing and for work mentoring junior nurses. Moraig, who is based at Billingham Health Centre, has worked as a nurse for more than 30 years and has been a […]

It’s in the bag! Steven picks up third prize in innovations award

The Bright Ideas awards are an annual event and are designed to showcase and celebrate the innovations of people working in or for the NHS in our region. Steven said: “After holding a series of idea-generating workshops, it was identified that there was no standard set of equipment for nursing staff working in the community. […]

Team wins national award

Team lead Richard Scott has said special recognition must go to senior audiologist Emma Carr who made sure the service met every step of the accreditation. Richard said: “I would like to congratulate every member of the team for all of their hard work and dedication which has quite rightly been recognised. “I’d particularly like […]

National award for falls team

The awards which are open to allied health professionals and healthcare scientists across the UK, are the only awards which cover these professional and specialist groups who make an important contribution to patients’ recovery. Yvonne’s work for achieving a reduction of 57% in the number of falls by residents in care homes during a three […]