It's De-clutter time again - Dump-It Don's favourite time of the year!
All next week at both sites between Monday 2nd and Friday 6th July Estates and ISS colleagues are supporting a trustwide clear out. We're targetting the big stuff such as unused furniture and equipment and generally large items which are getting in the way. read more
Our financial challenges and new opportunities for addressing them
This financial year the Trust has agreed a financial plan with our regulators, which means we will be £43m in deficit at the end of March 2019. It is vital we find ways of generating extra income, or reducing our spend and we want to focus on how we can do this and involve our commissioners (our local CCGs) in the process. read more
Celebrating Success - three weeks to deadline
Thursday July 19 is the deadline for this year's Celebrating Success - that's just three weeks away. So don't fall foul and miss this great opportunity to get your colleagues and teams into the spotlight and showcase all the great work they are doing. You'll kick yourself if you leave it too late and there's no guarantee of extra time. read more
BloodTrack go-live in August - are you trained up and ready?
In August the Trust will go-live with an electronic blood tracking system called BloodTrack® . read more
Sharing humanity: the work of our End of Life Companions
Another cohort of End of Life Companions has completed their training making the total 14 for both hospitals. The role of the Companion is primarily to sit with patients who are nearing the end of their lives and have no-one to keep them company. They will also sit with patients where families have to be elsewhere. read more
All the winners in Insulin Safety Week.
The CHFT Diabetes Team is delighted to announce the five winners of Insulin Safety Week 2018. They are: CRH- CCU, ICU and ward 8D HRI- MAU and ward 19 During Insulin Safety Week we had a strong message about the importance of continuing long acting insulin in all patients with type 1 diabetes. read more