As Christmas draws near we're edging even closer - Medical Division gaining ground...have you got any flu vaccination forms in your department that need returning?
We've had a great response this week from colleagues who've had their vaccination at a GP or elsewhere, plus vaccination forms being located in wards and departments - so keep 'em coming to Occupational Health so they can be recorded ASAP. read more
It's Sprout Saturday - or.... Away in a Manger with a twist
Sing!!! Away in a hospital A man with a stall Brought parsnips and sprouts And potatoes to all. He's opening on Saturday On December 24 To bring us the fresh stuff for Tur-key galore! Or.....Tony our HRI fruit and veg man is coming in on Saturday (Christmas Eve) from 7 am - 1 pm! read more
Santa approves!! New Going Home Zones will help our contracted taxi firms find patients more quickly out of hours
The new zones - in the main entrances at both sites - have been created to make sure patients with pre-authorised transport are picked up as quickly as possible when our own transport department is closed. This should help to improve the experience for people who just want to get home quickly (like Santa aka Barry Ackroyd) - as we all do. read more
Green beards, Cath on a cornet, church services and kindness boxes: you've got Xmas all wrapped up!
Green Beards all round Mafizur Rahman and Harry Crank from the Pathology Department at HRI had their beards glittered to raise money in aid of White Knights blood bikes whose volunteers provide an out of hours service throughout the night and a full 24hr service on bank holidays including Christmas day. read more
Appoint a designated wine bringer! Top Tips if you're cooking Xmas dinner from our experts here at CHFT
HRI's Nicki Holodnji (centre in pic) has given us some top tips for this Christmas. As well as cooking tips her secret to a successful slap-up dinner is "get someone in your family to be your designated wine bringer to ensure your glass is always topped up. It always works for me". HRI Tips * preparation.. read more