There are vacancies currently for apprenticeships, nursing posts at all bands and a position as a lay member on a safeguarding board! Here are our current vacancies at CHFT as of Tuesday 14th June: read more
Spreading the word about CHFT benefits - roadshows plus how you could help by becoming a benefits champion
The Workforce Benefits Service are holding roadshows to share information about the benefits on offer to CHFT colleagues. They're also looking for colleagues willing to spread the word and become champions. Did you know we have all sorts of benefits on offer...... read more
Four places left on our Membership Council....could it be you?
Elections to the Membership Council – calling all interested staff!... Nominations close soon... read more
New Bed to Bag waste disposal scheme improving the experience of our patients
Our new bed to bag waste disposal scheme is being rolled out across the Trust - with positive feedback in the early stages. The scheme, introduced to improve patient experience and help us be more efficient in our waste disposal, is around 90 per cent complete at CRH and well underway at HRI. It is likely to be complete in mid to late July. read more
Fat club fundraisers
Ward 4C/Gynaecology Assessment Unit have held a charity event to raise money for The Fire Fighters' Charity. The team held a slimming club lasting 12 weeks at the beginning of January on the ward called the 'Fat Club' and set about losing weight and raising money. read more
Hands across Europe.... Romania 10th visit
Staff from CHFT were part of a team of healthcare professionals invited to speak at a national conference in Zalau, in the heart of Transylvania Romania last month. It was Carole Hallam’s 10th visit to Zalau where she and other CHFT staff have been providing support to Zalau Emergency Hospital since 2004. read more
Bowler hats off.... to the Queen
A posh afternoon tea and a celebration menu were on offer to patients at HRI as part of the Queen's 90th Birthday Celebrations. Coronation Chicken was a choice for the sandwiches. read more
Treating our patients as their own family. Praise for cardiac physiology during Volunteers Week.
Lesley Murray enjoyed a three- day work experience with us in the cardiac physiology team at CRH, and as Volunteers Week came round last week, Lesley shared with us her experience throughout: “I thoroughly enjoyed my placement with the Calderdale cardiac physiology team, there is a very strong patient -focussed team there who were incredibly welcoming read more
Patient flow have moved - but still on same numbers.
The patient flow team/ hospital at night are moved from the patient flow office located opposite theatres to corridor 5 at HRI on June 15th. The team are available on mobiles as previously via switchboard for the site commander, medical and surgical beds. read more
The Kirklees Community Learning Disabilities Team is splitting into separate Health and Social Care teams
From the Monday 20th of June 2016 all the LD health staff including Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy, Dietetics, Psychology , Intensive support and Psychiatry will be joined under one team called ‘The Kirklees Community Learning Disabilities Health Team’. read more