Events

Michael is off to Wembley

Now he’s set to achieve the highest honour in football by playing at the home of football in a cup final. The opportunity to play at Wembley in front of as many as 40,000 people – and broadcast live on TV – “still hasn’t sunk in”. Over the last couple of years, the club has […]

Be aware of bowel cancer symptoms

As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, the colorectal team is raising awareness. In our region, when you turn 55 (and if you are registered with a GP) you will be invited to a bowel scope screening. This is where a thin flexible tube with a camera is used to look inside the bowel and […]

Special event for those affected by cancer

Living with and Beyond Cancer, at the Billingham Forum, was an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer to find out more about support and community projects available to help. The event run jointly by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, the Northern Cancer Alliance the Catalyst Stockton charity. The trust’s lead cancer nurse Jan […]

Launch of new nurse recruitment centres

The trust held its first ever nurse recruitment centre event recently. It was an opportunity for nurses looking for a new role to meet and talk to staff at the trust in a more informal setting than they would have at an official interview. The day, held at the Norton barracks of the 201 Field […]

Living with Cancer and Beyond

It will be an opportunity for anyone affected by cancer to find out more about support and community projects available to help. The event is being organised jointly by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, the Northern Cancer Alliance the Catalyst Stockton charity. The trust’s lead cancer nurse Jan Harley said: “’We are looking […]

Award winning scientists invited to talk at high profile conference

The trust’s Quality Control Laboratory entered three posters into a competition the NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium in Chester, summarising research they have carried out. The team was delighted to pick up first and second prize for two of these presentations. As a result, Microbiology Test Technician Courtney Smith and Lead Environmental […]

Trust hosts special event for maternal and neonatal care

 The trust hosted a conference to talk about the work it is doing as part of the  National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative.  The programme aims to reduce the rates of maternal deaths, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth by 20% by 2020 and 50% by 2025. […]

Done Dry January? Take more days off in February

Balance is supporting a new campaign from Public Health England encouraging people to take at least 2 or 3 days off drinking every week as a way of cutting down to 14 units or under and reducing the risks of an alcohol related disease. People are being encouraged to visit the ReduceMyRisk.tv website to download the […]

Women urged to have life saving smear tests

Lisa Tomlinson, a healthcare assistant and health promotion lead in main outpatients, was treated for cervical cancer and is now fully recovered. She will be raising awareness next week as part of Cervical Cancer Awareness Week. She said: “It’s really really important for people to go along and have their smear test when they are […]

The University Hospital of North Tees shares tale of success

On Friday 8 December, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust (NTH) hosted a visit from the Buckinghamshire 24/7 Primary Care Provider Collaborative. The collaborative met the trust’s Urgent Care team to understand more about how NTH implemented their Integrated Urgent Care Service and any lessons learned. NTH presented the findings from the Integrated Urgent […]