Nagged into being jabbed - but safe from flu now!
Orthopaedic surgeon Bob Metcalf is a late addition to the flu-jabbed register - and it's all down to his GP wife. Bob said: “My wife, a local GP and I were talking about the flu vaccination. I mentioned I’d not had it because I didn’t think I needed it - I didn’t pose a risk and I didn’t want to be unwell. read more
Pints raise pounds for weekend away for young diabetes patients.
Big thanks to St John's Church in Rastrick which staged a beer festival and donated funds to help us fund a trip to take 28 young diabetes patients on an activity weekend to the Lake District. Our paediatric diabetes team host the weekends to boost confidence and to help younsgters feel they are not alone with the condition. read more
Nominate your student - get CHFT in the spotlight
Here is the link to the Nursing Times Student Awards. The deadline is looming so click and have a look. https://studentawards.nursingtimes.net/ Yvonne Hardcastle our Practice Learning Facilitator is offering to help with all entries. She's at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary on 01484 342942 read more
Meet discharge coordinator Sara Ayton. She's a naturist and a gran of four!
Hello my name is… Sara Ayton. I have worked for the trust since 2013 as a discharge coordinator when the role was developed. I’m a ‘Leeds lass’ and came to live in Calderdale in 2001. read more
Falls prevention team spreading awareness
The Falls Prevention Team have been at it again. The Assistant Practitioners within the Support & Independence Falls Prevention team have once again taken their knowledge and experience out into the community. read more