NHS70 celebrations in Community
Here's a photo roundup from St John's Health Centre, in Halifax, the focus for our community teams' celebrations. read more
Downing Street - via Harold Wilson - for midwife Carolyn Batten
Long-serving Carolyn Batten was lucky enough to be invited to Downing Street yesterday to an NHS70 bash where healthcare colleagues from the across the country were the special guests. Everyone with more than 40 years service went into a draw so getting a ticket was amazing. Carolyn said: " It was such an experience full of wnoderful NHS workers. read more
NHS70 Video-fest: Greenlea Band and Hallelujah Choruses x2.
9.30 am. July 5. Huddersfield Royal Infirmary entrance and the band from Greenlea Unit simply burst into action. Their renditions of Happy Birthday and Congratulations went down a storm with colleagues and visitors cheering and applause as they ended. Watch their Congratulations here. read more
Cards, cakes and thank-you to our raffle donors
Our huge birthday cards in the main entrances were a massive hit with colleagues and patients alike - all sending their best wishes to the NHS at the ripe old age of 70. And all around CHFT cakes were baked and donated so colleagues and patients could celebrate too. One photo below is of one of our CRH VIPs - Brian Hildred. read more
Born on the 5th of July - special gifts for all our new babies
It was the NHS 70th but even more special for many of our local families it was their baby's first! Big thanks to Mamas and Papas in Huddersfield who supplied lovely gift boxes for all our newborns on July 5, 2018. Here's today's photo album. Prepared to go awwwww! Attached at the bottom are all the babies born at CRH yesterday. read more
Light a fire and see how long it takes to put it out. 44 years of memories in the NHS including comedy fire safety from yesteryear
Janet Brownridge is one of our longest-serving members of staff and joined the NHS in September 1973. read more
Just who was the lady in the screensaver. And an NHS poem from Kath Walker.
Problem solved. Have you been wondering who's the nurse in black and white on our screensavers? Well, wonder no more. All is revealed. She has worked here for nearly 50 years, started her training in 1971 and has been with us ever since. It's Marilyn Rogers! Click on the attachment for more photos and her career summary. read more
NHS and keeping it in the family
Meet Heather and Claire - mum and daughter who work together in Cardiology at CRH. And we know plenty more colleagues who have relatives either working in the NHS currently or in the past, like matron Karen Melling's mum Jean. Karen and Jean set up a great memorobila stall at CRH, all of which is stored in the old Royal Halifax Infirmary. read more