Owen's had his.....when will you have yours?
Almost 70 colleagues were vaccinated at this week's Big Brief as our campaign to help keep our colleagues, their patients and family healthy kicked-off. read more
Are you a Celebrating Success tickets winner?
Ten lucky winners each scooped a pair of tickets for our staff awards evening later this month at Huddersfield Town Hall after being selected at random from a free draw. read more
Brand new brand - and a set of templates for colleagues
The eagle-eyed amongst you may have noticed September's Trust News, and this month's Big Brief presentation looked different. We've worked with the Health Informatics Services to design a new brand to compliment our compassionate care logo. read more
Going bananas ... for fresh fruit and veg at HRI
Business was brisk on the first day's trading of our new fresh produce market stall in the reception at HRI yesterday. Our Trust is one of three in the country which is part of the national Food for Life Soil Association campaign promoting healthy eating and lifestyles and are working in conjunction with Kirklees Council. read more
CHFT at the Royal College of Emergency Medicine 2015
Emergency consultant Dr Paul Jarvis delivered two lectures at the The Royal College of Emergency Medicine (EM) 2015 Annual Scientific Conference. It was a sell-out, held in Manchester last month with a central theme ’24 Hour Emergency Medicine People: the Specialty That Never Sleeps’. read more
EPR - keeping pressure ulcers at bay
Could EPR be the key to reducing pressure ulcers? Any patient coming into hospital is at risk of developing a pressure ulcer. Often bed-bound and more frequently in the old and frail, the sedentary nature of in-patient life means that every nurse knows pressure ulcers can be a patient’s worst enemy. read more
Pot luck - testing patients' food packaging.
Last week, an afternoon was dedicated to the study of how easy patients find it to open packaging on our patient food. Our catering department at HRI teamed up with the Hospital Catering Association, NHS England & Sheffield Hallam University. read more
Do you know your superheroes?
A host of superheroes are taking to the skies in aid of our Child Development Unit at CRH. The unit is currently under refurbishment, and Mandy and Jason McArthur, from Brighouse, are holding a fancy dress charity skydive to raise funds to contribute to the cost. read more
We've lowered our Co2 emissions on our car salary sacrifice scheme
From the beginning of this month, the range of cars available under the scheme to colleagues has a maximum limit of 130 Co2 emissions. read more
Functional Neurological Disorders education morning
Please see attached for details regarding a Functional Neurological Disorders education morning. read more