Events

Annual neonatal cardiology event a success

Experts in neonatal cardiology and haemodynamics from across the world spoke at the trust’s eighth high profile NeoCard 2017 conference. The two day event is held every year for neonatologists, paediatricians, paediatric cardiologists, paediatric intensivists, advanced neonatal nurse practitioners and neonatal nurses. Prestigious speakers including professor Martin Kluckow from Sydney Australia and professor Patrick McNamara […]

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 […]

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 […]

Staff take on army medic challenge

Staff from 11 health trusts tackled everything from a boat casualty rescue on the River Tyne in Newcastle to helping load a casualty into a helicopter or helping a casualty while under fire, as they took part in Exercise Medical Challenge. Five teams from the trust took part– dietetics, HR, two teams from orthopaedic outpatients […]

Fun day for children with diabetes

The team organised the day of fun at Preston Park which saw children aged 11 and under from Stockton, Hartlepool and Peterlee, compete in games including a baton race, rounders an egg and spoon race and a treasure hunt which led the group of 40 to a delicious picnic. The day also gave families with […]

Thank you to our volunteers

Our army of volunteers give up their time to help support patients and staff and we are very fortunate that many have supported the trust for a number of years. We also welcomed many new volunteers to the event. Nearly 200 people filled the room to enjoy a beautifully presented, delicious high tea, served by […]