Farewell Francesca Kenyon after 44 years.
Ward Manager Francesca Kenyon has retired from the Trust after 44 years service. Francesca started off as a cadet nurse and was an enrolled nurse for many years, before undertaking the conversion course,and becoming Respiratory ward manager at the Calderdale Royal for the past 17 years. read more
Community's Monica retires after 37 years...
Monica Moore has retired after 37 years as a District Nurse. Monica started her nursing career at the tender age of 17, her first ward was a surgical ward at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, she then came in to the Community in 1989, where she worked at various locations throughout Kirklees and Calderdale. read more
Jane Wilson hails our dementia care... in a very moving poem.
A nurse on ward 8 at HRI has written about dementia care and won a place in a poetry book commemorating the 70th birthday of the NHS. Jane Wilson's words are all about the human experience behind the condition in the book called Body and Soul. read more
How hand-painting is creating memories and helping our patients.
Creative activities such as painting can help with health and wellbeing as well as been therapeutic; it encourages the patients to express themselves in meaningful ways. Our Engagement Support Worker, Cristina Mihu from Ward 19 has been encouraging patients to take part in creating unique art pieces using hand painting. read more