June 2017   2017 Senior Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Practice in Forensic Psychology

Ruby Bell, consultant applied psychologist professional lead, forensic mental health services, Roseberry Park, Middlesbrough was awarded the 2017 Senior Award for Distinguished Contributions to Professional Practice in Forensic Psychology by the Division of Forensic Psychology. The award is a reflection of her notable work in the field of forensic psychology and recognition of this achievement by other members of the discipline. Ruby accepted this award at the Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference Gala dinner, at The Bristol Marriott Royal Hotel 14 June.


May 2017     BMJ Awards 2017

TEWV IcanpreventDelirium, in collaboration with Health Education England North East, was highly commended in the education team of the year award category. This award acknowledges a team that is leading the way in medical education and ensuring quality improvement for future generations.


March 2017  Northern Lights Dementia Quality Improvement Awards 2017

Our Stockton team 'spot it , stop it', in partnership with Stockton Borough Council and Hartlepool and Stockton-on-Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, walked away with the prestigious winners award in the delirium category.

Runner up in the delirium category of the Northern Lights Dementia Awards 2017 was the Trust’s IcanpreventDelirium team, in collaboration with Health Education England North East.


March 2017   National autistic society - professionalism in autism      

Dr Helen Pearce, consultant psychiatrist, with the Trust’s learning disability forensic services at Roseberry Park in Middlesbrough scooped the winner’s award for outstanding healthcare professional. Presented at the national awards ceremony in March Helen was commended for being an inspirational individual dedicated to her profession.


March 2017    Parkinsons Excellence Network Awards 2017

The Parkinson's Advanced Symptoms Unit, a collaboration between South Tees NHS Foundation Trust and Tees, Esk and Wear Mental Health Trust, was been presented with the winners award for their work in addressing complex symptoms of Parkinson's disease.      


Jan 2017        North East NHS Leadership Awards 2016 

The North East NHS Leadership Awards celebrate leaders at all levels and across all professions, who have ultimately improved people’s health, the public’s experience of the NHS and those leaders who we are truly proud to work alongside.

The Trust celebrated a triple award scoop at the awards at the awards ceremony held in January 2017.                     

Thomas Hurst, ward manager, Overdale at Roseberry Park, Middlesbrough scooped the winners award for emerging leader.

Dr Mani Krishnan, consultant psychiatrist in mental health services for older people for Teesside walked away with the winner’s award for inspirational leader.

Lisa Taylor, head of service for offender health was presented with the winner’s award for inclusive leader.     


Nov 2016       Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) Awards 2016

The RCPsych Awards mark the highest level of achievement in psychiatry. In November 2016 the Trust received a hatrick of awards.

Dr Paul Blenkiron, consultant psychiatrist, adult mental health, York received the award for psychiatric communicator of the year.

The North Tees liaison psychiatry team were awarded psychiatric team of the year (older age adults).

TEWV experts by experience were crowned service user / patient contributor of the year.


Oct 2016        Positive practice in mental health awards 2016

Two of our services were recognised at this national awards ceremony.

The staff mindfulness service won the award for mental wellbeing of staff.

Trust quality improvement and community psychosis teams, were announced winners of the MINDset quality improvement award.


2016               NHS Innovations North Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2016

The Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams working within the NHS, industry and academia, who have risen to the challenge of telling us how, and where, they believe that improvements to the service provided to patients can be improved, either through a technical innovation or through better service delivery.

The Recovery Focussed Care Transfer (ReFleCT) service were worthy winners in the service improvement category award, which showcases service improvements in NHS Trusts.


March 2016    NHS Friends and Family Test Awards 2016

The awards celebrate the positive changes to healthcare that are being produced through patient feedback.

Our patient and carer experience team were highly commended in the other NHS funded services category for best staff initiative.