Issue 174

07/06/2018 11:37

From bandaging dormice to starched collars and back to the 70s. My 48 years in the fab NHS

Awwww. This little lass grew up to be one of our longest serving nurses who's still with us now.  She answered the call when we asked for your memories as part of our NHS70 celebrations... and if they go back to black and white days all the better. 

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Issue 173

31/05/2018 12:03

Lovely Lisa Gray's a real Star! - and today's the last day for May nominations - see below to enter!

Rehab assistant Lisa Gray's care for a lady with dementia and no relatives over the Christmas period has won her the latest Star Award.   Her team - the Elective Orthopaedic Rehabilitation team -  generally have fewer elective patients to see over the Christmas period so they added their support to in-patient therapy team on other wards. 

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Issue 172

24/05/2018 11:47

It's share your pics time. Alex Henderson's amazing NHS family goes back 100 years.

Ward 3 Charge nurse Alex Henderson’s NHS links stretch back for the full 70 years….. and way beyond.  He agreed to join our campaign to celebrate the NHS's 70th birthday (on July 5)  and in the course of talking to CHFT Weekly revealed his family’s amazing links to the NHS, from its very early days and even before. 

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Issue 171

17/05/2018 11:46

Winners for "just being great". HRI Day Surgery bag the latest Star Award

After  work finished for the day, HRI's Day Surgery team were called together for a very important meeting  .... 

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Issue 170A

10/05/2018 12:01

Bigger and better than ever. Celebrating Success 2018 launches today

Celebrating Success is back and bigger and better than ever before for 2018.  Alongside our traditional categories we're pleased to announce there will be two new ones to recognise all that is new at CHFT. 

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Issue 169

03/05/2018 10:45

EPR one year on: the video verdict!

 Big thanks and well done to everyone as we celebrate EPR's first birthday here at CHFT. 

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Issue 168

26/04/2018 10:50

Meet the Ice Conquerors! Our "superheroes" are Star Award winners

Service performance officer Jammal Mohammed couldn't praise his estate colleagues enough in his submission - even likening them to comic book superheroes. This is what he put. 

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Issue 167

19/04/2018 10:36

Working at CHFT is awesome.

They did it! Pagbati (Congratulations) to our first three Filipino nurses to pass the NMC OSCE  Last year we recruited a number of nurses from the Philippines and we currently have eight nurses placed within medicine and surgery throughout the Trust and we are expecting another cohort of nurses very soon. 

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Issue 166

12/04/2018 10:42

He joined the NHS at 18, is a doting grandad and a car karaoke specialist. Meet our new Chair Philip Lewer

   Our new Chair Philip Lewer is now in post.   Philip is a Lancastrian, started work on a market stall when he was just 14 before becoming a social worker and joining the NHS aged 18. He has  since worked for  the NHS in many roles at regional and national levels. 

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Issue 165

05/04/2018 10:38

"A person who will be well and truly missed." Farewell Andrew Haigh

   Yesterday our Chair Andrew Haigh bade farewell to the Trust after seven years at the helm, which included memorable highlights such as an encounter with a Stormtrooper and his own wedding to Ali at HRI Chapel last June. 

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