Archive for February, 2013

Trust staff report significant improvements following nationally run survey

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

When it comes to engaged staff, the Trust now ranks better than national average at a time when new research makes link between staff engagement levels and quality of care received by patients

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Lister and QEII hospitals served by new Roman Catholic chaplains

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, the Right Reverend Bishop John Sherrington, commissions Jacqueline Humphreys and John-Paul Lyttle as Roman Catholic Chaplains at special ceremony held on 21 February.

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Trust’s wards get to grip with pressure ulcers

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Pressure ulcers are not only a painful injury, they can also prolong someone’s stay in hospital – and in worst case scenarios, may even be a contributing factor to their death.  This is why the latest figures are very welcome news indeed, with recorded pressure ulcers at the Lister and QEII now at an all […]

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Trust’s wards get to grip with pressure

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Numbers of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers at the Lister and QEII now halved compared to 2011, with some wards having gone many months without recording a pressure ulcer of any kind.

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Lister services judged fully compliant following CQC inspection

Monday, February 11th, 2013

On 6 December 2012, a team of inspectors from the Care Quality Commission arrived at the Lister hospital in Stevenage on an unannounced inspection.  The visit, which lasted for two days, aimed to establish the level of compliance with the following key standards: Care and welfare of people who use services; Co-operating with other providers; […]

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Lister services judged fully compliant following CQC inspection

Monday, February 11th, 2013

Care Quality Commission inspectors spent two days at the Lister, reviewing quality of services provided to patients against five core standards – all of which were judged as being met fully.

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Lister emergency department gains accreditation as designated trauma centre

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Following a national review of emergency services published by the National Confidential Enquiry in to Patient Outcome and Deaths (NCEPOD) in 2007, the East of England Trauma Network is in the final stages of its accreditation of all main emergency departments across the region.  On 15 January 2013, the Trust was informed that the Lister’s […]

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Lister emergency department gains accreditation as designated trauma centre

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Following rigorous assessment by the East of England Trauma Network, the Lister’s emergency department has been awarded level two trauma unit status – the second highest standing available nationally.

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