Acre Mills receives top award in Huddersfield
Acre Mills topped all the local opposition at the annual Huddersfield Civic Society awards. It won best refurbishment and the best overall project in the past year. Estates' Paul Gilling and matron Chris Bentley represented the Trust at the event at Huddersfield Town Hall. read more
One of the best I have attended! Bridging the Gap at CHFT gets rave reviews
Our Specialist Palliative Care Team teamed up with colleagues at Overgate and Kirkwood Hospices for our 2nd Annual Bridging the Gap (BtG) study day for FY2 doctors from across the Yorkshire Deanery. The BtG days are run by various specialities to allow FY2s some insight into the options available for their careers. read more
Yorkshire Fertility on BBC Radio Leeds all day next Wednesday
Our Yorkshire Fertility Service will be the focus of a day of programmes on BBC Radio Leeds next Wednesday. (92.4 FM) The first will be on the Breakfast Show and different aspects will also feature in the lunchtime and drive-time shows. read more
Healthroster shift-ing opinions - "It has a fairness button" says Ward Manager Debbie
Our new eRostering system has got the thumbs up from Debbie on ward 1d at CRH. "It must be really simple to use as I know my team would come and tell me if it wasn't!". Healthroster is the UK's most widely used eRostering system, used by more than 60% of NHS trusts. read more
Takeaway service. Tommy and our porters to help with clear out.
If you have surplus furniture or a large item, (not medical equipment) please contact the porters so they can be taken away and disposed of. We can often find a home to reuse furniture and equipment. If we can’t reuse it we recycle all metal and other items go for energy reclamation, so we are not contributing to landfill. read more
Here's our new Trust logo - please use it.
A quick reminder that we have a new NHS CHFT logo - as do all Trusts in the country. It now has the Trust name beneath the NHS rather than alongside it and whenever possible it needs to be used on all new documents. If you are amending an old one then please update the logo too. read more
Overseas visitors: law change April 2017
From April 2017 all hospitals will be legally bound to check upfront whether patients are eligible for free NHS treatment. It is part of the Government's plans to recover the cost of up to £500 million a year for health treatments provided to patients from overseas who are not eligible for free care. read more
All change in Physio. Team effort results in safer exercises for patients.
Our outpatient physiotherapy team has had a busy twelve months revamping their supervised exercise classes. They have developed a new exercise session process, incorporating a falls element to help reduce the risk of incidents. The changes were introduced after a patient sustained a fall during one of the classes. read more
UPDATE Interpretation service - online booking portal now available
Following last week's news that The Big Word have taken over from Pearl Linguistics, the quick and easy online booking portal for interpretations is now available for use. Before you can use the online booking portal you need to get a client code, your user name and password from our account manager Martina Sanna at the Big Word on 0113 210 7479 or 07753 415 473. read more