News and 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 […]

Keeping wards clean and safe

The trust has a regular ward decant programme to make sure patients are getting the very best care. One at a time, each ward is moved in to the trust’s designated decant ward – an empty ward area set up for staff and patients to move straight into while their area is given a deep […]

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 […]

Trust holds its first Christmas Fair

Our first ever Christmas Fair was a great success! Stalls of all shapes and sizes lined the corridors of the University Hospital of North Tees on 6 December, raising money for local causes, small businesses and the trust’s own charity, North Tees and Hartlepool Together. The fair was opened by the Harrow Gate primary academy […]

A day in the life of…Louise Parkin in the Hospital at Home team

Louise Parkin is a specialist respiratory nurse in the trust’s Hospital at Home team – an innovative service which cares for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in their own homes. It is run day to day by a team of specialist nurses and physiotherapists and overseen by consultant physicians Catherine Monaghan and Julia […]

Members invited to event

Invitation to Trust Member Event – Wednesday 13 December 2017  Members are invited to attend the next Member Event, which will take place on Wednesday 13 December 2017, in the Lecture Theatre, Middlefield Centre at the University Hospital of North Tees, Hardwick Road, Stockton on Tees TS19 8PE. Free parking will be provided. The event will […]

MP takes tour of new research centre

A HEALTH trust welcomed one of its local MPs to take a tour of a new research centre which is set to raise the profile of research in the area. North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust invited Dr Paul Williams, Labour MP for Stockton South, for a visit to the Synexus research facility, based […]

New shuttle bus timetable

On 1 December, the trust is launching a new shuttle bus timetable. This shuttle bus service remains free to use for patients, visitors and staff who are eligible to do so, however, needs to be pre-booked via the service desk on 01429 522550. Staff who have relocated base longer than 4 years ago are no […]

Trust at forefront of national maternal and neonatal service improvement

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is leading the way in the north east in the National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative programme. The three-year programme, launched in 2017 by NHS Improvement, aims to reduce the rates of maternal deaths, stillbirths, neonatal deaths and brain injuries that occur during or soon after birth […]

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 […]