Archive for September, 2017

Changes to patient transport services from 2 October 2017

Saturday, September 30th, 2017

Private Ambulance Service, the company who runs non-emergency ambulances and takes patients to and from hospital for inpatient appointments, has closed down. The NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, who manage such county-wide contracts, are working with a number of different organisations so that patients can continue to use the service to […]

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Trust completes initial roll-out of new electronic patient record computer system

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The weekend of 8 to 11 September 2017 saw the Trust roll out a major element (called Lorenzo) of its new electronic patient record computer system. It allows the Trust’s staff to have improved access to information about their patients in real-time, which in turn supports clinical decisions being made more quickly. The Trust’s chief […]

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Trust completes initial roll-out of new electronic patient record computer system

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

The weekend of 8 to 11 September 2017 saw the Trust roll out a major element (called Lorenzo) of its new electronic patient record computer system. It allows the Trust’s staff to have improved access to information about their patients in real-time, which in turn supports clinical decisions being made more quickly.  

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Trust prepares to roll-out new electronic patient record computer system

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Friday, 8 September sees the Trust roll out its new electronic patient record computer system, which will replace an old service that needs to be replaced.  The new system – called Lorenzo – will allow the Trust’s staff to have improved access to information about their patients in real-time, which in turn will support clinical […]

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Trust prepares to roll-out new electronic patient record computer system

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Friday, 8 September sees the Trust roll out its new electronic patient record computer system, which will replace an old service that needs to be replaced.  The new system – called Lorenzo – will allow the Trust’s staff to have improved access to information about their patients in real-time, which in turn will support clinical […]

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Mount Vernon Cancer Centre scores well in national hospital environment survey

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The latest patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) survey scores published nationally show that the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has improved on the scores it achieved back in 2015. The ratings, which are out of a maximum of 100% were: Cleanliness – 99.29% (compared to 92.06% in 2015) Food, especially that served to patients […]

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Lister scores well in national hospital environment survey

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The latest patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) survey scores published nationally show that the Lister performed better than the national NHS average in four key areas: Cleanliness Food, especially that served to patients Support for people with disabilities General condition, appearance and maintenance of hospital buildings Since 2015, the Trust’s PLACE scores have […]

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Mount Vernon Cancer Centre scores well in national hospital environment survey

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The latest patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) survey scores published nationally show that the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre has improved on the scores it achieved back in 2015. The ratings, which are out of a maximum of 100% were: Cleanliness – 99.29% (compared to 92.06% in 2015) Food, especially that served to patients […]

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Lister scores well in national hospital environment survey

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

The latest patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) survey scores published nationally show that the Lister performed better than the national NHS average in four key areas: Cleanliness Food, especially that served to patients Support for people with disabilities General condition, appearance and maintenance of hospital buildings

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Two new consultants join the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre team

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Two new clinical consultant oncologists have started work at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre: • Dr Kee Wong – specialising in head and neck, thyroid and lung cancers • Dr Kevin Chiu – specialising in head and neck cancers Commenting on his appointment, Dr Wong – who until 17 July 2017 had covered the post […]

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