Bring it on and thanks ahead of CQC - round-up from today's Big Brief
It was massive thanks from every division to every colleague for the all-round effort ahead of next week's CQC visit. There was a special mention for all the extra work tackled by our estates teams in the build-up to the visit - our first since March 2013. read more
Website CHFT: The relaunch
On Monday CHFT website gets a brand new look. It's been refreshed, is lively and colourful with new photos of colleagues in all roles and is mobile-friendly too. It's simpler, easier to use for our patients, visitors, job-hunters and colleagues. read more
Love you we did!! Star Wars fun on the Children's Ward at CRH
The children on the Children's Ward at Calderdale Royal Hospital had a very special visit from characters from Star Wars and Spiderman . Anthony Theabould, who is a cosplay character, got together with others to bring smiles to the children on the ward and to hand out toys, colouring books and T-shirts. read more
Hello my name is... Don Mackenzie
Energy sustainabiltiy and waste manager, Don Mackenzie, joined CHFT in January following a career as a Physics Teacher for 12 years as well as working with Kirklees Council. After studying Physics at university and teacher training, Don moved to Halifax in 1990, continuing to live and work in the area since then. read more
Monitoring fridge temperatures can help save us money...
It's important to monitor fridge temperatures every 24 hours, or it could end up with us having to destroy whole batches of medication. There is a monitoring form to complete too. All the information you need is in Medicine Code 11. read more
Nervecentre goes live on the Macmillan Unit - leaving only 3 more areas!
On Monday this week, Nervecentre went live on the Macmillan Unit at CRH, leaving only three more areas to go. The ‘go live’ process went very smoothly (the Nervecentre team have done over 30 now!) and very quickly staff were logged in and using the system to record the observations on their patients. read more
Rest in peace Rev Stephen Moore
We have learnt with great sadness of the death of the Rev Stephen Moore on Friday 19th February. Stephen was a member of the Chaplaincy team at HRI until his retirement in November 2013. Co-ordinating Chaplain, George Spencer, said: "He will be remembered for his gentle support of patients and staff; he was a kind man and a good listener." read more
Huddersfield Community Midwives have changed base
The Huddersfield Community Midwifery Team have moved to a new base and out of their current bases (Princess Royal Health Centre and Mill Hill Health Centre). The new base will be for the Clinical Midwifery Manager, Huddersfield Community Midwives, Maternity Support Workers and Admin assistant, Specialist Midwives and the Aveta Home Birth Team. read more