Issue 228

27/06/2019 11:37

Knee-rly there. Day case surgery run close at Transformation finals.

There were celebrations x3 yesterday at the Healthcare Transformation Awards  finals in London.  Linda Denham, Adele Lee and Jo Spencer from ward 8A and our  Digital Day Case Knee Pathway were Highly Commended in the Digital Innovation category.  And their highpoint of the day - very, very special coffees in their own images*. See photo. 

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Issue 227

20/06/2019 11:21

Ladles of love for CHFT food. Inpatient Survey 2018 - Results out today

Our Catering teams can be celebrating today following the publication of the 2018 Inpatient Report.  Our food rating has shown the biggest improvement of all categories and is a reflection of all the hard work from our teams behind the scenes in the kitchens, the menu and choices provided and the ward delivery services. 

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Issue 226

13/06/2019 11:35

Jan's a Star and an "amazing" manager for "being there".

Ward manager Jan Calverley has been hailed as the most supportive boss ever...   Chief Nurse Jackie Murphy sprung the Star Award surprise on her after healthcare assistant Kirsteen Doherty nominated her for helping her through a very tough personal time. Triggered by a family episode years ago, Kirsteen was having difficulty coping. 

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Issue 225

06/06/2019 11:23

Gary, Howard and Mark.... Davies! Our ED consultant's view of Take That in Huddersfield.

ED consultant, Mark Davies and registrar Michaela Blood, 12 ambulance personnel and 32 first-aiders kept 28,000 Take That fans safe during the band’s epic concert in Huddersfield on Tuesday night.   The crowd ranged from babes in arms to grannies and grandads and the John Smith Stadium rocked. 

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Issue 224

30/05/2019 10:58

Hello My Name Is... Emma Kovaleski - our new Fundraising Manager.

Emma Kovaleski is our new Fundraising Manager helping us so we can enhance the care we provide for our patients and their families.  Here the mum-of-three tells us why she loves running, being home with her family and why astronaut Helen Sharman inspires her.   Hello My Name Is.... 

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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 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 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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