Farewell to Peter Alderson
Colleagues yesterday packed Halifax Minster for the funeral of their much loved colleague anaesthetist Peter Alderson. Southport-born Peter worked at the Trust since 1992 until ill-health retirement late last year. read more
Celebrating our Big Year with Maria Solon
Staff nurse, on the Stroke Unit, Maria Solon started a family charge to become nurses. Here's her story starting in the Philippines. read more
Dale-icious! Five star Yorkshire luxury for Flu Draw winner awaits
Here it is. The venue where our 2019/20 Flu Prize Draw winner will be spending a night of luxury. It's the Yorke Arms in the beautiful North Yorkshire Nidderdale Valley and our Exec team have divvied up to pay for two people, for dinner B&B and travel there and back. read more
Funball kicks-off with 100% effort
Our CHFT Funball group started last night (Wednesday) - with lots of fun, laughter and dashing around for those who came along. Senior Finance Manager, Paula Crowther, Georgia Lane - daughter of district nurse matron Caroline Lane, and Systems Development Accountant, Sarah Laherty have set the club up (see below). read more
Key cake says thanks for my care.
The ICU team at CRH are still chuckling after receiving a key-shaped thank-you cake from a patient and their family. The patient spent time on ICU, recovered and went home and wanted to thank them for all their care in a personal way. read more
Mouth hygiene training rolling out trustwide.
We have a Trust-wide training programme to help us deliver better mouth hygiene care for our less able patients, with over 400 frontline staff being trained last week. Previously this was available only on our ICUs and our Stroke Unit and is now being rolled out across all wards. read more