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Issue 93 | 10th November 2016

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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It was hard to get everyone in the shot - there were so many people!

Huge turnout for Peter Bates retirement

      In one of the best turnouts we’ve seen at CHFT, more than 50 colleagues came along to wish Data Quality Manager Peter Bates well as he retired on 31 October. 
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Cath and Will

Fast-tracking Cath Berry - one of an elite 40

      Cath Berry, formerly a staff nurse in endoscopy at HRI, has successfully completed Health Education England’s ‘Non-Medical Endoscopist  (NME) Fast Track Training’ programme. 
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Galaxy of Stars as awards move into a second year

Our Star Award is fast approaching its first birthday.     It's hard to believe but they've been up and running for a year now - amazing how time flies. They're  a tremendous  all-year-round way to recognise frontline staff for all their work every day and night of the year for our patients and their families. 
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Pregnant Charlotte's backing the flu campaign to help protect her and her baby & TLC clinic next Tuesday

Information Analyst Charlotte Anderson, who supports the data we get for the flu uptake is newly pregnant (congrats Charlotte!) and is backing the flu jabs campaign especially, right now, in maternity.  read more

Martin, Sarah and Helen

Fab turnout for Yorkshire Fertility support group

Around 50 women turned out for the launch of our Yorkshire Fertility Support Group.     The group has been started up by  Halifax mum Sarah Banks whose son was conceived after fertility treatment at CRH. She later went on to conceive a daughter naturally but wanted to offer some extra support for women undergoing treatment.  read more

Enhanced and improved ICODD for CHFT!

The Individualised Care of the Dying Document (ICODD) assists staff in delivering the 5 Priorities of Care for dying patients, and a working group has improved and updated the document.  read more

Major changes ahead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate healthcare providers

Our Trust and our CCG partners are part of the new plans to transform and reshape care right across West Yorkshire. The West Yorkshire Sustainability and Transformation Plan (WYSTP) has been published today.  read more

Temporary change to the shuttle bus stop location at HRI

Due to refurbishment works we've had to change where colleagues and patients get the shuttle bus at HRI. From today,Thursday 10 November, the bus will stop and pick-up only at the main entrance at HRI.  read more

Simulation Network User meeting stimulates interest from across Yorkshire

A recent Simulation User Network meeting attracted almost 40 people from trusts right across Yorkshire and beyond, to let CHFT showcase our great work.     The day was a mixture of presentations and workshops in and around the use of simulation in health care.  read more

Ward 2D is back in action

Ward 2 is back in action after a two month refurbishment.     Ward 2A/B/C/D are now back on their own wards following a mini refurb which was been carried out over the last two months to improve the environment for colleagues and patients.  read more

Grand Tour of our pharmacy manufacturing unit

Our Local Counter Fraud Specialist Adele Jowett  and trainee Anti-Crime Specialist Olivia Townsend were given a tour of Huddersfield Pharmaceutical Specials (HPS) to find out more about the unit.  read more

CHFT Events

COPD Day - 5th biggest killer in the world

Our Community Respiratory Team is going to be having a stand in the foyer of CRH next Wednesday 16th November (9-4.30 pm)  to raise awareness for the respiratory condition Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder as it is WORLD COPD DAY.     Here's what our experts say about it:     “COPD is avoidable and treatable.  read more

THIS Awards - reminder - nominations close Friday 18 November

Every year The Health Informatics Service holds their annual awards event to celebrate the people who make and contribute to its success.     The 2016 event is to be on Friday 16th December.  read more

A fab turn out at the latest Great Day out

The latest popular event was held on Tuesday 25th October at the Westwood Centre, Golcar.     The idea is to have a peaceful day out with a chance to renew and refresh ourselves in the beautiful countryside on our doorstep. We leave the stresses and strains of our daily lives behind for a breather.  read more

Technology in healthcare conference

Lead the way in delivering technology enabled healthcare     If you have an interest in technology enabled healthcare and would like to help increase the use of digital to improve health and wellbeing in the region, then please join us at the next meeting of the Yorkshire & Humber Digital Ecosystem.  read more

Sovereign Healthcare coming - next Monday November 14

Sovereign Health Care has been offering its voluntary health care cash plan to employees at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Trust for over 25 years.  read more

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