Issue 223

23/05/2019 11:03

How a close shave scooped Danielle Shaw a Star Award

   Danielle Shaw has scooped our latest Star Award for going the extra mile for a patient...in a small way but with a massive impact.  There were hugs and tears all round when she walked into her surprise presentation on ICU at HRI to be greeted by her nominator and our CEO Owen Williams. 

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Issue 222

16/05/2019 11:17

"My deepest veneration" . A doctor's praise on Nurses' Day 2019.

It was another cracking International Nurses' Day last Sunday 12th May - and our chance to celebrate with our fab teams. We had so many brilliant snaps we've pulled together a powerpoint presentation.  Amy Whitehead said a brilliant idea encaptured the spirit of the day. 

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Issue 221

10/05/2019 09:25

He's our Golden Buzzer winner and we're not Joe Quinn! All the results from last night's Junior Doctors' Awards.

Joe Quinn was the hero of the night at our first Junior Doctors' Awards after scooping armfuls of certificates, trophies - and even a Gold Buzzer!  Organisers had to create the extra  award - mirroring Britain's Got Talent TV show -   to recognise the amazing fact that Joe was nominated in every single category - sometimes twice - and by nine different  

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Issue 220

02/05/2019 11:33

We're top of the Digi League. Amazing transformation in just two years.

CHFT can be celebrating as today we're sitting on top of the country's Trust digitalisation league.  We're above all the other 154 trusts in the digitalhealth.net table and it's a terrific achievement in such a short time, reflecting real hard work and commitment from everyone here. 

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Issue 219

25/04/2019 11:50

Special K-are. Breakfast Club starts the day on 7D at CRH.

Breakfast Club Ward 7 CRI

This week we've a special focus on all the new work on CRH's Ward 7 for their patients.  Our Chief Nurse Information Officer Carol Gregson tipped Comms off about it after she'd been on the ward and was impressed with the innovation in care there. 

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Issue 218

18/04/2019 10:18

Sanjay's a Star doc!

There isn't a better example of a doctor delivering care with compassion, we reckon, than Dr Sanjay Kumar.  Dr Kumar was nominated by Kerry Getliffe who works in theatres as she was so overwhelmed by the utter loveliness and kindness Dr Kumar showed to her father, pictured centre, who has incurable lung cancer. 

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Issue 217

11/04/2019 11:46

I'm alive today thanks to CHFT's Golden Grahams!

   Our senior nurse Graham Murphy, right, and respiratory nurse specialist Graham Marvell, left, were last night reunited with - and thanked by - the man they saved after he collapsed playing five-a-side footie. 

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Issue 216

04/04/2019 11:26

PATs off to Nellie - our cutest new recruit.

We've issued a big welcome to Nellie - the Cavapoo.  She's our first Pets As Therapy dog (PAT)  and successfuly charmed everyone during her first visit to CHFT.  The caramel-coloured cutie wowed staff and patients alike on the Children's Ward. 

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Issue 215

28/03/2019 11:35

Ed's "back to where it all began" - thanks to security officer Andy

Our multi-talented ISS security officer Andy Hardie's latest painting will make us all "Sing".  It's of Halifax-born global superstar Ed Sheeran and Andy's donated it to the Macmillan Unit at CRH after a routine patrol made him think about some artwork which might appeal to our younger patients visiting the unit. 

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Issue 214

21/03/2019 11:32

Make no bones about it... we're offering faster fracture care and fewer waits

CHFT has introduced new faster fracture care.  Patients at CHFT are getting more specialist and faster care for broken bones thanks to an innovative new service. 

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