He's gone viral ...from a bed on Ward 17
Ste Walker, currently a patient on Ward 17 at HRI has launched an awareness campaign for the general public about disability which has gone viral. Steve Walker, pictured with Sister Ria Petrovic, left, and staff nurse, Amy Emerson, is only 23 and qualifies for a disabled blue badge due to the complexity of his conditions. read more
CHFT leading positive change around the future of food and drink
CHFT is proud to be one of only three hospital trusts working in partnership with the Soil Association Food for Life Hospital Leaders, Public Health and Calderdale CCG looking at the future of food and drink for our patients, colleagues and visitors. read more
Appointment Services create Q&As for teams and a new charter
As part of their team's CQC self-assessment, managers in Appointment Services have created an information sheet for colleagues, as well as a team charter called "Raising our Standards". read more
Top award for transforming HRI with teamwork
Team work to improve building and faciltiies for patients at HRI continues to win awards. Our new oncology suite on Ward 7 and the continuing ward refurbishment programme has won a top award for both bringing value and teamwork in the Constructing Excellence National Awards 2015. read more
Occupational therapy week
Occupational therapy week will be up and running from Monday November 2nd to the 8th. A stand with all the information you need will be available at CRH in the entrance area. read more
Goodbye Rachel James
Rachel James said her last goodbyes this month as she bid farewell to Huddersfield Birth Centre where she has worked as a midwife. Rachel has worked for our Trust for 29 years, including with community and our antenatal clinic, and her last eight years were spent at Hudderfield Family Birth Centre. read more
Mouth cancer drop-ins to save lives
Were you aware that mouth cancer kills 1 person every 3 hours in the UK simply because of late detection? For mouth cancer awareness month the Maxillofacial unit at HRI and the ENT department at CRH are holding a screening event on November 5th. read more
Success for our cardio apprentices Ieuan and Josh
Ieuan Jones and Josh Goldspink first joined CHFT in September 2014 for a one year course based at both cardiology sites. Now, a year on, they have both completed their Healthcare Science Level 2 apprenticeship and are now clinically & fully competent in ECG application and assist in the smooth running of a very busy Cardiology Department. read more
Can you support a student?
Do you want to complete an audit, service evaluation or research project and would love some support with this? If so why not supervise a pair of Leeds Medical Students with an extended project that you propose and they complete? The Extended Student-led Research or Evaluation Project (ESREP) in the MBChB will help
- Encourage student interest in your field
Why we love EPR! Your verdict
The EPR team are currently out and about, visiting teams and departments across the Trust to ensure that everyone knows the benefits that EPR will bring for staff and patients, and also the changes they can expect when we go live in 2016. read more
For me and everyone around me. HR's Donna Watson's reasons for the flu jab!
Assistant Human Resources Manager, Donna Watson, has just had her first flu jab for several years.
|Initally, Donna was reluctant to have the jab, being a self-confessed sceptic about what is being put into her body.|