Payslip delivery one day later than usual this month - please share onward. Colleagues will still be paid on 27th and can view pay information on ESR
This month all colleagues will receive a CQC handbook with their payslips (see Owen's blog). To make sure colleagues who have more than one role at our Trust only receive one copy of the handbook, we need to spend a little extra time on the distribution process. read more
We have an opportunity for you
Could it be you that we want? CHFT are looking for support workers to put forward to apply to do their nurse training via the Open University. This exciting opportunity is aimed at all support workers who have worked in the organisation for 12 months and have experience delivering excellent health care. read more
Use a swipe card to access areas at CRH?
If you've not had your new photo taken then get in quick! The new security access system at CRH is starting to be switched over, and more and more areas require colleagues to use the new fob/ID. If you have not yet had a photo taken then there are two sessions being held tomorrow and Monday. This includes colleagues who work across both sites. read more
Owen and Lesley presenting November Big Brief sessions - save the date
Our next Big Brief session takes place in less than a fortnight and all colleagues are welcome to come along and hear the most up-to-date news from right across our Trust. The sessions will run in the lecture theatre at both CRH and HRI starting at 8.30am (half an hour later than normal). read more
EDMS refresher training and top tips
Just a quick reminder that there are some short drop-in refresher training sessions for EDMS, at which colleagues will also learn some brand new techniques. read more
Finance our Future training programme recognised for good practice
The Trusts 'Finance Our Future' training programme has been recognised as good practice by the Finance Skills Development (FSD) Network. The FSD Network operates across all NHS organisations in England, and strives to provide infastructures for improving leadership and professional development skills amongst other things. read more
Our post room teams need your help
When addressing internal mail to doctors at our hospitals, please make it easier for the post room to get it to the right place quickly by including a department. Porter Keith Parker Kaye (pictured), based at CRH told us: "It's really time consuming when the department isn't listed, and it becomes even more tricky when we have a new intake of doctors. read more
EPR colleagues join flu drop-ins - lots of drop-in sessions next Tuesday!
Be a flu fighter and find out more about EPR at the same time - our flu jab campaign is gathering pace. This week's interesting fact: You can't get flu from the vaccination as it doesn't carry the live virus... read more