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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Issue 213

14/03/2019 11:40

I was nearly knocking on heaven's door. Gym heart attack Dad thanks Star Award winner Chloe Ward.

Trainee Nurse Associate Chloe Ward saved a life and scooped a Star Award..... and  today via CHFT Weekly a massive thankyou from the Dad she brought back from the brink.  Rob Bhattacharya, pictured insert, from Halifax, now on the road to recovery,  spoke about the day he nearly died and how he owes his life to Chloe  and others in the gym. 

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issue 212

07/03/2019 11:35

Jumping for Joy. We've three through to the Student Nursing Times finals

Here's Sister Emma Armitage (formerly Melkowski) literally jumping for joy at the news she's a finalist at one of the top awards ceremonies of the year.  "Outstanding" Emma along with Gary Miles and CHFT as a whole organisation, will be at the Student Nursing Times awards in London on Friday 26th April. 

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Issue 211

28/02/2019 11:29

Marvellous March: working together to make CHFT care even better

In March (tomorrow, folks) we’ll be having an extra focus on improving our performance in key areas at CHFT.  For those of you who recall our Perfect Week campaigns, the way we’ll manage it will be very similar. 

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Issue 210

21/02/2019 11:44

New for 2019 - CHFT's Got Medical Talent!

Exciting for this year are our new internal awards for our doctors in training here at CHFT.  We're flying the flag in recognition of all they do and today we are launching our CHFT's Got Medical Talent.  Anyone in the Trust can nominate a doctor in training for an award so click through to the link below and give your fave doc a nomination. 

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Issue 209

14/02/2019 12:52

Congrats Hayley and Lola - our Double Star Award winners

Helen Barker had to be fast out of the blocks to ensure our double Star Award winners received their certificates today.  For the first time we had a tie in our monthly colleague award and our Chief Operating Officer made two presentations at CRH in half an hour. 

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