Archive for March, 2014

Trust statement – palliative care code and mortality

Friday, March 28th, 2014

Today’s national media story suggesting that NHS Trusts are misusing palliative care coding either to hide poor care or just manipulate mortality ratings is important and deserves discussion.  But here is the statement about the Trust’s position that appears not to have been used. “The Trust does have a high level of palliative care coding. […]

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£128,161 funding awarded for new birthing pools and antenatal clinic upgrade

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The Department of Health has announced that the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit has been successful in its bid for funding to improve further the environment that local pregnant women will experience when using these services. The £128,161 being given to the Trust will be used to provide two additional birthing pools in the maternity […]

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£128,161 funding awarded for new birthing pools and antenatal clinic upgrade

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

The Department of Health has announced that the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit has been successful in its bid for funding to improve further the environment that local pregnant women will experience when using these services. The £128,161 being given to the Trust will be used to provide two additional birthing pools in the maternity […]

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Lister’s neonatal unit wins top national award

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The wonderful team of dedicated doctors, nurses and support staff at the Lister’s neonatal unit received the Outstanding Neonatal Team Of The Year from Mother and Baby magazine, Britain’s number one parenting magazine. The winning entry, from mum Jenny Lewis, read: ‘My son spent five weeks in the unit, and we were thrust into the […]

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Lister’s neonatal unit wins top national award

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The neonatal unit at the Lister has been presented with the ‘Outstanding neonatal team’ award by Mother and Baby magazine.

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