Archive for September, 2016

Lister’s carers support team looking for volunteers

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Lister’s carers support team is looking for volunteers to take part in a new project that aims to provide extra support to those caring for family members. Volunteers will visit wards and outpatient clinics, speak to patients and identify those who are carers. The volunteers will be able to refer those who need extra […]

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Lister’s carers support team looking for volunteers

Friday, September 30th, 2016

The Lister’s carers support team is looking for volunteers to take part in a new project that aims to provide extra support to those caring for family members. Volunteers will visit wards and outpatient clinics, speak to patients and identify those who are carers. The volunteers will be able to refer those who need extra […]

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Plenty to be proud of week – day 5

Friday, September 30th, 2016

Putting our patients first In June 2015, numerous departments at the Lister were flooded due to a prolonged spell of heavy rain – with some areas covered by a foot of water. There was real concern amongst senior management that clinical activities would be disrupted severely, with the paediatric emergency department and the renal unit […]

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Plenty to be proud of week – day 4

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Improving patient safety through proactive leadership Enda Gallagher is the falls prevention nurse for the Trust. He uses a wide range of strategies and initiatives to educate and support staff and patients with falls prevention. From classroom teaching, to bedside training – his adaptable approach has helped reduce the risk of falls greatly in our […]

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Plenty to be proud of week – day 3

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Switchboard The Trust switchboard team handles tens of thousands calls each month, from both patients and members of staff, covering all four Trusts sites (Lister, New QEII, Hertford County and Mount Vernon Cancer Centre). The team has improved significantly over the last year, providing a more efficient and responsive service. The team is available 24/7, […]

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Plenty to be proud of week – day 2

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Today is day 2 of plenty to be proud of week – featuring the Trust’s enhanced dementia support team and the resourcing team.  Enhanced care team In order to provide a higher level of care for patients with dementia and mental health challenges, the Trust has developed an internal support team (available 24/7) that is […]

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Plenty to be proud of week – day 1

Monday, September 26th, 2016

This week is plenty to be proud of week – a week dedicated to celebrating the achievements of colleagues working at the Trust. Each day this week, we’ll be sharing our own stories and successes. One man and his dog A patient was brought to the cardiac suite at the Lister from the New QEII […]

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NHS pension scheme change pilot for band five and six nurses

Monday, September 12th, 2016

The Trust has launched a major recruitment campaign that seeks to encourage registered (band five and six) nurses, midwives and operating department practitioners (ODPs) to take up substantive roles at its hospitals, rather than working solely for agencies that charge the NHS a premium for their services.

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