Smiles and posh frocks galore at CHFT glamour club
Our photographer was out and about throughout the evening capturing some of the special moments - see below. And your friendly Comms team were on the red carpet for an exclusive fashion shoot. We'll be adding a story in next weeks edition so you can see who was wearing what from Reiss, to kilts, charity shops to 99p eBay bargains. read more
Support and Independence Team: Four Pillars Award
Every entry for the Four Pillars awards was scored with the top 12 going to the Market Place and the top four finalists receiving winning trophies. The first winner was: Support and Independence Team Falls Prevention Pathway The SIT Falls team has focussed on three key areas to reduce hospital admissions resulting from a fall. read more
Lucy's Team: Four Pillars Award
Our pathology teams and Complex Care matron Amanda Mckie have worked together with a patient’s family to help their daughter cope with her rare diabetes condition at home. They have introduced a trail-blazing way of working to ensure a patient doesn’t have to come into ED. read more
Hannah Gormley: Going the Extra Mile
Our first cancer psychologist Hannah Gormley was our GEM winner. She was nominated by Caroline Sellers, a CHFT colleague in the next door office and not even in the same service. Hannah offers psychological and emotional support to patients who give lovely feedback. read more
Samantha Waddngton: Support Service Superstar
Samantha Waddington was hailed our winner, and during the judging revealed she has a secret winning way of starting to connect with her dementia patients – with a cuppa. She reckons an early brew helps her patients settle onto the ward when they maybe feeling anxious and then sets up a relationship throughout their stay. read more
Celebra-tie-ng Success "Ant" and "Dec" for the very last time.
After six years presenting as a double act - it's over! Our chair Andrew Haigh and chief exec Owen Williams have become a memorable duo at all our top events. So good, they've been dubbed CHFT's "Ant and Dec". But no more. read more
CHFT Weekly - normal service resumes next Thursday December 14.
As it's been Celebrating Success week, we 've held over the regular edition of CHFT Weekly. It will be back and packed with all your news next Thursday lunchtime (December 14) It will be a bumper edition, so keep sending it to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Communications on HRI x 5252, x5253 or x 5256. read more