Archive for November, 2013

School boy says ‘thumbs up’ for Lister surgeons

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

When 15 year old Owen accidentally amputated his thumb, the team at the Lister were on hand to help… Owen Powell (15) from Luton didn’t realise at first that he’d cut his thumb clean off when he slipped climbing over a fence back in May this year.  It was only later, at the hospital, that […]

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School boy says ‘thumbs up’ for Lister surgeons

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

When 15 year old Owen accidentally amputated his thumb, the team at the Lister were on hand to help…

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Mount Vernon’s Jo Gohil wins award for cancer care

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Jo Gohil, a senior sister working with cancer patients, was nominated by colleagues, patients and their families for a staff award.

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Celebration of Excellence – the winners

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Local hospital heroes were celebrated last Thursday, 14th November, as the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust held its annual Celebration of Excellence awards. Designed to give recognition and thanks to the many, many members of the hospital team who give outstanding levels of patient care, the awards encompass doctors, nurses, support staff and volunteers. We […]

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Sew Dementia group win award

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

The Sew Dementia group was a winner of the Volunteers Award at the annual Celebration of Excellence awards last week.  The group is made up a dedicated team of volunteer seamstresses who produce the most beautiful activity blankets for patients with dementia.  

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Shining stars at the QEII

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

The team treating people with broken hips on Princes Wing at the QEII hospital was a winner of the Trust’s Clinical Outcomes and Patient Safety Award at the annual Celebration of Excellence awards last week.

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Everyone’s a winner, baby

Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

The midwifery-led team in the Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit was a winner of the Trust’s Patient Experience Award at the annual Celebration of Excellence awards last week.

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