News and events

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 […]

Sharing urgent and emergency care success story

The special event run by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust was around sharing learning and good practice. Our Story, held at the University Hospital of North Tees included presentations from a range of expert clinicians, a tour of front of house services and bespoke workshops. More than a year ago the trust launched […]

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 […]

Exciting partnership to train the healthcare staff of today and the future

A HEALTH trust and college have teamed up to boost the careers and skills of young people and health professionals. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust and Hartlepool College of Further Education will be working together to develop a state of the art simulation suite at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The facility will […]

Patient thanks NHS team for major surgery to save use of legs

A MAN has thanked NHS staff for saving the use of his legs – after major surgery to have a large cancerous tumour removed from his spine. Brian Plant from Billingham was told by doctors at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust that without emergency surgery he would never walk again. It was only […]

Staff in Hartlepool full of praise for doctor’s teaching

HEALTH staff in Hartlepool are full of praise for regular in-house teaching a doctor is holding on a range of medical topics. Senior house officer, Dr Mo Helmy, runs weekly sessions with staff from his base in the joint replacement unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. In the four months since it started the […]

Teesside care home throws NHS 70th party to thank staff

A NURSING veteran was among those celebrating the 70th anniversary of the NHS at a special thank you event in Stockton-on-Tees.  North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust district nurses joined 87-year-old Sheila Bradley at The Beeches Care Home, on Green Lane. Sheila was an NHS mental health nurse for over 30 years, having trained […]

Fire station tea party for chemo unit

Peterlee Fire Station hosted a tea and cakes fundraiser in aid of the chemotherapy unit at the University Hospital of Hartlepool. The event was held in memory of local councillor Audrey Laing’s husband Jim who was treated in the unit before he sadly passed away last year. The party, organised by Julia Errington at County […]

Day in the life of…a diagnostic radiographer

“Please breathe in, hold your breath…and breathe out”, she says. She will be based in the hospital’s x-ray department where she will treat patients and pick up any requests. Jodie has a quick catch up on one of the department computers, checking for other incoming patient requests added to the system. These come from a […]

Chief executive coffee afternoon

She said: “Last week I was delighted to be able to meet some of you in the staff restaurant at the University Hospital of North Tees for a cup of coffee and a chat. It was great to see people from across the trust, and it was a valuable opportunity to hear from you about […]