Top gear! Racing to radiology style.
Children needing vital radiology tests will be able to hop in their yellow Lamborghini to drive to them - thanks to a very generous donation from a local firm. The car along with a cash donation of £1,000 came from Manrochem. read more
Extra Nursing and Midwifery strategy sessions with Lindsay Rudge
Following the successful launch of our Nursing and Midwifery Strategy last week - see photo - we have two more events tomorrow and Saturday for colleagues hosted by Lindsay Rudge so we can share the good news with everyone. read more
Happy 35 years of nursing, Ian.
Ian Melling is celebrating 35 years of nursing this year and is the latest colleague to feature in our 2020 Year of the Nurse and Midwife campaign. read more
Coronavirus....very latest today.
There are currently two confirmed cases in England - out of more than 400 tested. The two are being treated in a Newcastle specialist isolation unit. Our intranet homepage has a banner which takes colleagues to the infection prevention intranet page where all the latest clinical infromation is, plus a link to updates (daily at 2pm by the Dept of Health) on Coronavirus. read more
February's Staff Lottery winner and were you in the money too?
FSS Medical Secretary Margot Hall was 'gobsmacked' when she found out she has won £1000 - and she thought it was a hoax! She said: "I picked my phone up and didn't ever expect this call." read more
Farewell after 85 years for Val and Anna.
Orthopaedic Outpatients colleagues shared the double retirement of Val Firth and Anna Lunn. They have between them over 85 years' NHS service. read more
Charity netball tournament Sunday March 15. Teams wanted.
Physiotherapist Catherine Gee is organising a charity netball tournament. She would love for all professions to get involved, men and women, across all sites! It would be a great way to integrate teams, get fit and have fun, all whilst raising money for our Trust charity. read more