Issue 183

09/08/2018 11:40

World RL star Amy Hardcastle joins a new team - ED at CRH

One of the world's top women rugby league players has been welcomed into the ED team at CRH.  Amy Hardcastle - the only northern hemisphere player in the world top 10 - joined us as a healthcare assistant in June.  She scored the best try in the last World Cup in Australia last year and last weekend lifted the Challenge Cup plate with Bradford Bulls scoring twice. 

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Issue 182

02/08/2018 12:06

UK Employer of the Year: CHFT reaches finals of first NT Workforce Awards

Our Trust is through to the finals of the first-ever Nursing Times Workforce Awards together with our partners at Huddersfield University.  Our joint entry, which focuses on all our work to recruit and retain nurses, is one of eight finalists in the category Best UK Employer . 

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Issue 181

26/07/2018 11:36

Roundabout rescue wins Emily our Star Award

Ward 19's Emily Pawson is our latest Star Award winner after a dramatic early morning incident at Ainley Top when she spotted a teenager in distress.  The girl was injured and when Emily spotted her driving home from her night shift she wanted to stop..... but couldn't. 

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Issue 180

19/07/2018 11:53

I felt like a kid for three hours! Great stuff!

They've had time to recover - though Sam Ingram still has issues of when a man's leopard print leggings distengrated and he had nothing on underneath! Especially on the monkey bars! Perish the thought...  On 23rd June at Bramham Park in Leeds a number of CHFT colleages participated in Total Warrior. 

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Issue 179

12/07/2018 11:45

Star Award winner Ruth Walker tells consultants what to do. Oh yes she does.

Staff nurse Ruth Walker was recently surprised by Chief Exec Owen with a Star Award. And as soon as she saw him she was shaking with nerves.  Owen said " You've been described as the stalwart of ENT by Catherine Hawkes. All your hard work has been noted, especially during the CQC inspection and the support you give to the consultants in the department. 

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NHS70 Special

06/07/2018 09:51

What a day for NHS70! "Shared across the nation, envied across the world"!

It was party-on for the NHS's 70th across our Trust yesterday.  Our entrances, St John's Health Centre and many wards and departments in our hospitals joined in the celebrations on a truly amazing and joyous day. 

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Issue 177

28/06/2018 11:43

Bumper Birthday cards, bunting and a Bishop... but will Jammal's lobelias flower in time?

Thursday is NHS70 and we've a fab day and build-up to it planned in our hospitals and in our community settings.  Monday is the start of the week's celebrations and we've selfie frames from Monday onwards to pass around so colleagues get in the mood from the start of this momentous week.  There's road banners and roadside banners going up too. 

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Issue 176

21/06/2018 11:24

Moment to CQC- elebrate!

What a summer it's been. Non-stop sunshine, the World Cup off to a flyer and topped off with yesterday's  "GOOD" news from the CQC .  There were celebrations across the Trust and Comms cameras captured some of them -  and produced a special video featuring Owen and Lindsay. 

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Issue 175

14/06/2018 11:55

Meet our World Cup managers - Sharon Berry, Beth Ashworth, and Amy Toomes!

Sharon Berry's got HRI theatres right behind "their" team Uruguay for the CHFT World Cup.  Beth Ashworth has Ward 20 all decked out and backing Colombia, and on Ward 5 sister Amy Toomes is rallying the team behind Switzerland. See the photo. 

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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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