How Andrea's celebrating International Nurses Day and it's Midwives Day this Sunday too.
It's that time of the year when all Trusts are celebrating their midwives and nurses. Both International Nurses Day and Midwives day are always held in May - the month of Florence Nightingale's birthday. We plan to have tea trolley rounds and biccies for nurses and midwives on those days. read more
Our first Endoscopy evening's a success - and there's still time to apply for a role
There was a fab turnout for our first Endoscopy open event and Manager, Tracy Burland has thanked all her team for making it a success. More than 50 people came along to the event which was aimed at showcasing the work of department to colleagues and others who may be considering a career change. read more
It's all about love and togetherness. How Qusva Ilyas will be celebrating Ramadan.
Ramadan starts next Monday 5th* and here, Qusva Ilyas, our Matron for General Surgery, pictured on Eid last year, tells us more what it means to her. read more
"Just do it" says Return to Practice nurse Michelle Edwards.
We're really chuffed to have Michelle Edwards on our wards - 30 years since she started nursing. (pictured then and now) Michelle, joined a return to practice course with us last September and is currently working as a staff nurse on ward 15 at HRI. read more
Providing personalised patient care - fab work by SALT colleagues
Our Speech and Language colleagues have been running nasendoscopy clinics for the last 12 months providing swifter and more streamlined care pathways for our patients. It means some patients can have their investigations by the therapists and avoids the need to be referred back to Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) clinics which could prolong their treatment. read more
New Acute Coronary Syndrome Pathway - stage one starts Weds May 8.
Colleagues in the Emergency Department, Acute Medicine, Cardiology and Biochemistry have been working together to devise a new pathway for Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) - meaning earlier result analysis and speedier discharges for patients. read more
Farewell Linda Chapman
Linda Chapman has left the Trust after to a working for the Trust for what would have been 21 years this November. Linda has taken semi- retirement but is also going to work part time as a home help, get plenty of walking in and spend time with her grandchildren. read more