Nuffield Health Tees
Hospital has agreed a deal to be the National League side's official Healthcare
Partner which will give players access to the healthcare provider's specialistservices including scans, x-rays, treatment and surgery where necessary.
The new partnership
will see Nuffield Health Tees Hospital's branding displayed around the club'sVictoria Park ground, including backdrops for post-match interviews.
The hospital, in Norton, near Stockton on Tees,
has established itself as one of the leading providers of private healthcare in
the North East, proudly serving patients from Stockton on Tees, Darlington,Middlesbrough and the surrounding areas since 1981.
In 2017 it became the only hospital north ofLeeds to receive an Outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission.
Ross Huntley, sales and services manager at
Nuffield Health Tees Hospital, said: “We're excited to begin this new
partnership with Hartlepool United. Health and fitness are hugely important in
elite sport, and we look forward to playing a part in the club's futuresuccesses.
“We are planning to work with more sporting
institutions around the North East and hopefully people can gain a greater
understanding of the services we offer here at Nuffield Health Tees Hospitalthrough our increased exposure.”
Hartlepool United are in the fifth tier of the
English football pyramid, and the sponsorship deal comes at a time when theclub are well-positioned for a return to the Football League.
The Nuffield Health Tees Hospital branding will
appear at Victoria Park on Saturday evening when Pools take on Barnet live onBT Sport.
Hartlepool United manager Dave Challinor said:
“We are delighted to have this partnership in place with Nuffield Health. To
have the level, quality and range of services available to us from Nuffieldreally supports the football operation.
“Fitness and health are of primary importanceto us, particularly when it gets to this stage of the season.”
For more information about Nuffield Health Tees
Hospital, visit nuffieldhealth.com/hospitals/tees