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Issue 11 | 23rd April 2015

Getting ready for the CQC - Director of Nursing, Julie Dawes

This year the Trust will undergo its first Care Quality Commission (CQC) visit under the new system.  Now called CQC Chief Inspector of Hospitals inspections, the visits are on a much bigger scale than previously and could mean we have up to 60 visitors – all with healthcare backgrounds - as guests of CHFT. 
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Well done our team!

Covered in glory - and mud!

A massive well done to the breast care theatre team for surviving the Mud Challenge. The team headed to Osmaston Manor, Derbyshire at the weekend to tackle the run and multi-challenges for charity and covered themselves in glory... and mud. 
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Joy all set for her marathon debut

Marathon looms for Joy

Good luck to first time marathon runner Joy Shaw from Ward 5 at HRI.  Our respiratory nurse will be one of thousands running the London marathon this weekend.  It's her first full marathon after two half marathons. She was horrifed at first to win a place and is now up for the challenge for the Forget me Not Hospice.  CHFT Weekly wishes her well and...... 
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ACU team on the road

Our team from the assisted conception unit attended their first ever roadshow to promote CHFT's team and care we offer for couples wating to become families. They attended the event at the Royal Armouries in Leeds where other exhibitors included Manchester Fertility Service, Reproductive Medicine and CARE Sheffield. 
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New, faster IT support

Changes have been made to improve the IT support at the Trust.  Read the attachment to find out more.  read more

Templates without Your Care Our Concern

Please make every effort to remove the Your Care Our Concern logo wherever you see it. (usually bottom right on  template)  Use this link to access the new formats without it.  http://nww.cht.nhs.uk/publications/how-to-look-good-corporately-a-quick-guide-to-branding/templates/  This will shortly be replaced and we want all Trust communications to be in the same format.  Many thanks     read more

Last year\'s race through Howarth

Tour de Yorkshire 2015 - all you need to know

Not long until the local landmarks Cote de Scapegoat Hill and Cote d'Holmfirth are back in the headlines!!  The Tour de Yorkshire cyclists will be back on the streets over the Bank Holiday Weekend.(May 3)   Attached is the full detail of all the routes and times and possible road closures to help you plan your day.  read more

Alison on her farewell night out

Alison's away!

   Orthopaedic receptionist Alison Taylor has left the Trust after 29 ½ years. She celebrated at a joint event at La Luna in Halifax with colleagues Linda Hirst & Margaret Glencross. She said: "I have thoroughly enjoyed and loved working at the Royal Halifax Infirmary and now the Calderdale Royal Hospital.  read more

HSJ Awards 2015 enter now

This years HSJ Awards - the top awards in the NHS - have a huge 23 categories to make your mark. So here's the chance to submit your entry and put the spotlight on your team's achievements and boost team morale.  read more

Fancy joining our Membership Council?

The Trust  will shortly have two vacancies for colleagues on the Membership Council.  They are in nursing/midwifery and ancilliary (which is open to all support staff).This is your opportunity to gain a real insight into how the Trust is run and to feed in your own views about the future at the highest levels.  read more

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