We want to be healthiest workplace. Sign our survey
Dear Colleague, The Wellbeing service would like to undertake an audit of the health of our organisation and are sending out a survey to colleagues to get a “baseline “ of how this organisation is in terms of its health! We need more than 100 completed questionnaires by the end of next Wednesday to qualify for our organisational repo read more
Could your team benefit from volunteering?
Are you looking for an extra pair of hands? Not enough hours in the day to complete your daily tasks? We are currently recruiting volunteers from the general public who are passionate about helping our staff and patients alike while at the same time gaining invaluable experience within their local hospital environment. read more
Electronic Staff Record Manager Self Service: an important update
1 What has been done so far?
- The initial hierarchy structures have been developed in ESR to reflect the Divisional Management structures (Medical/Corporate/THIS/Surgical)
- Smartcards have been issued to relevant managers within these divisions
- Work has taken place with the Medical Division, Corporate Division and Health Informatics to design
THIS is the way help babies
Our colleagues in The Health Informatics Service (THIS) have raised £462 for the care of babies at CRH - and it's in their jeans!! They have held dress-down days on the last Friday of every month paying £1 each throughout the year to join in. read more
British Sign Language (BSL) - changes to our interpreter service from 1 June
Almost 11 million people in the UK have hearing difficulties or is deaf - and having feedback from our local deaf community has helped us select a new British Sign Language provider from 1 June. From this date we will be working with a specialist provider of British Sign Language (BSL) called Topp Language Solutions. read more
Our consultants bidding to work alongside Richard Branson
Consultant Radiologist Sarah Gurney and ophthalmologist Teifi James have entered Richard Branson’s Virgin Media competition called Pitch to Rich. When they’re not working at CRH or HRI they run ‘The EyeBag Company’ in Halifax which makes a microwaveable eye compress for conditions such as dry eye, blepharitis and styes. read more
Equipment co-ordinators' update
CARING FOR TRUST EQUIPMENT It is everyone's responsibility to look after all equipment used for patient care Why we have to look after equipment:- If a dynamic air mattress or bed is not performing correctly. It could put patients at risk. All equipment must be in good working order or taken out of service. read more
Its Dementia Awareness Week - and CHFT is blazing a trail in this area of care including Kirsty Jowett's memory boxes.
Discharge Co-ordinator Kirsty Jowett from Ward 6 at HRI has prepared a memory box to help patients living with dementia feel more at ease when on the ward. read more