Cards of love on Valentine's Day
Love's been in the air all week on Ward 5 at HRI. Engagement support worker West Calcutt has been supporting her elderly patients to produce cards for their loved ones. Allan and Alfreda Glendenning made one for each other. The couple are both inpatients and staff arrange for them to sit side be side to have their dinner. read more
Campaigners welcomed into HRI for talks
Last week the Trust invited representatives from the ‘Hands Off HRI’ and ‘999 call for the NHS’ campaign groups to a meeting to discuss the next steps for the proposed reconfiguration of hospital services. read more
First 10k run at the age of 56!
After lots of motivation and support from her daughters Louise Brooks successfully completed a 10k run and raised £311 for Andy’s Man Club, Samaritans and Mind. Louise started running in the local park on Saturday mornings, then convinced by her daughters she started to run locally mid-week. read more
Surgical Procedures join Day Surgery at HRI
After months of planning and hard work, our Surgical Procedures Unit at HRI has combined forces with the Day Surgery Unit. The theatre caseload for all day surgical procedures including Opthalmology and Plastics is now all carried out in the day surgery unit. read more