Issue 102

12/01/2017 11:43

Winkley's won it! Our latest Star Award winner

Caroline, Owen and colleagues on ICU at HRI

Caroline Winkley who organises our Remembrance Services for families whose relatives have died in our intensive care units, is our latest Star Award winner.     More than 80 people attended the service before Christmas and they lit candles in memory of their loved ones and also took away a pebble. 

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Issue 101

05/01/2017 11:39

Beer, fish and chips, whisky, chocolate, ice-cream. Your colleagues' guilty pleasures.... and their top tips on staying healthy and stress-free for 2017

In moderation... all fine

It's day five of 2017 and if your resolve to get fitter, eat less, exercise more and feel all-round better is flagging -  then help is at hand from CHFT.     Next week we'll share more information about a week of wellbeing activities starting on Monday 16th January, which all colleagues can get involved with. 

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Issue 100

29/12/2016 11:39

Issue 99

22/12/2016 10:32

Reindeer dust and choccies for every Day Surgery young patient tomorrow in memory of Jo Bingley

Top team on DSU at HRI

Vicky Weaver (pictured in full Santa get-up) is new to HRI day surgery - and her team's efforts for children at Christmas brought tears to her eyes. 

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Issue 98

15/12/2016 11:59

Teifi's our third Prof.

Our consultant ophthalmologist Teifi James -  the world's leading "dry eye" expert - has been appointed an honorary visiting professor.     He is the third  "prof" at CHFT and  joins oncologist JK Joffe and  knee expert  Gautam Chakrabarty to acquire the prestigious title. 

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Issue 97

08/12/2016 12:22

Green for go in flow! Top team effort means no patients longer than 100 days

Patient flow teams on both sites.

For the first time since we started counting (in 2014) we have no patients in the hospitals who have been here over 100 days thanks to an all-round superb effort on patient flow.     Patient flow is centred on three key areas:  Patients being admitted through their GP or by A&E, their journey to diagnosis and treatment and then returning home. 

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Issue 96

01/12/2016 11:46

Star nurse Wendy Schofield "one of the most compassionate people ever"

Staff nurse Wendy Schofield is our next Star Award winner for her "outstanding" care for a dying man during her night shift on 8c.     His family wrote into the ward with praise for the whole team but singled out Wendy for providing outstanding care when their father passed away. 

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Issue 95

24/11/2016 11:49

Why she's backing Balls.Teresa's Strictly top day out!

Ed with Teresa and Zain (backshots)  and Teresa and Zain

   Teresa Howarth, our clinical lead in stammering, is in no doubt who she wants to win this year’s Strictly – it’s outsider-turned- comedy- favourite Ed Balls!     Teresa and her patient Zain Ghani met the former Shadow Chancellor at a Stammering Network meeting at the Speaker’s House, Westminster and says: “ He was lovely, ver 

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Issue 94

17/11/2016 11:18

Well up to standard. Labs get top accreditation

Congrats to the team

Our Microbiology and Histopathology laboratories have achieved a huge milestone in the laboratory accreditation process. They have been assessed as compliant against new, rigorous ISO:15189 standards. 

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Issue 93

10/11/2016 12:00

Team Bushers/Muffers tie the knot!

   Baby pink socks for the groom, flip flops for the bride and  smiles all round on a smasher of a day at our wedding of the year!     Colleagues from estates in CHFT joined friends and family on the day our Jason Bushby married our Claire Muffitt at Durker Roods Hotel, Meltham. 

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