"Work Grandma" Vee's 60th Birthday -
Vanessa "Vee" Harrison turned 60 and true to form, the lovely team in Sexual Health at Broad Street Plaza made it a special day for a special colleague. Vee has lived and worked in Halifax all her life, only having a break from nursing to bring up her two children. She was a nurse cadet in 1975 before Nurse training in 1977. read more
Mighty Hike was mighty wet for our Simon
Five years ago, Senior Information Analyst, Simon Beeley didn't think he'd even stand again after a brain injury - so to take on Macmillan's Mighty Hike through the Peak District on one of the wettest weekends of the year was a huge achievement. read more
New recruits to Community Dietetics
The dietetic department at CHFT recently welcomed some new dietitians to the team and are now in a position to be able to lift the adult inpatient service restrictions we had in place. Kathryn and Lauren both studied at Leeds Beckett university and completed some of their dietetic student placement at CHFT . read more
Our "big shop" to restock The Cupboard!
Each month we'll be making sure The Cupboard is re-stocked to ensure we are providing the very best support for colleagues here at CHFT. The Cupboard was launched three months ago. It's our digital people strategy and signposts colleagues to our seven recipes for success. read more
"A long time and a wonderful career." Farewell Elspeth
Elspeth Godfrey (nee Maughan) has worked for the Trust for over 30 years (and the NHS for more than 40) and has worked in the Patient Pathway Coordinator team since it’s conception in 2007. Her colleague Kath Crewe said she had helped so many cancer patients receive their treatment. read more
Lindsay's listening: Special sessions for HCAs.
Arising from the feedback from our last Staff Survey we are holding sessions for our HCAs. Our Deputy Director of Nursing, Lindsay Rudge, who started her career here at CHFT, will be hosting the session. She said: “It is very important to us to know how our all our teams are feeling and to encourage and support them to let us know. read more