Archive for October, 2017

Get up, get dressed and keep active!

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Trust is supporting the end pyjama paralysis campaign, which encourages inpatients on wards to get up, get dressed and keep moving to help maintain their muscle strength and improve recovery times.

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Get up, get dressed and keep active!

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

The Trust is supporting the end pyjama paralysis campaign, which encourages inpatients on wards to get up, get dressed and keep moving to help maintain their muscle strength and improve recovery times. For every ten days of bed rest in hospital, the equivalent of ten years of muscle ageing occurs in people aged over 80. […]

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Maternity staff raise funds to create new relaxation room for women

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Staff in the midwifery-led unit at the Lister have created a ‘relaxation room’, to provide a quiet and relaxing environment for women in the early stages of labour.  The team raised money through raffles and coffee sales to help transform the room. They added a mural, purchased mood lighting and a CD player. A treatment […]

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Maternity staff raise funds to create new relaxation room for women

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Staff in the midwifery-led unit at the Lister have created a ‘relaxation room’, to provide a quiet and relaxing environment for women in the early stages of labour. The team raised money through raffles and coffee sales to help transform the room. They added a mural, purchased mood lighting and a CD player. A treatment […]

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Trust’s enhanced nursing care team wins at annual Allocate Awards

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

The Trust’s enhanced nursing care team has won in the Care needs first category at this year’s Allocate Awards. The team play a vital part in supporting patients who have dementia and other mental health challenges. They have been recognised for their work improving patient care, whilst reducing the money spent on agencies through the use […]

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Trust’s enhanced nursing care team wins at annual Allocate Awards

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

The Trust’s enhanced nursing care team has won in the Care needs first category at this year’s Allocate Awards. The team play a vital part in supporting patients who have dementia and other mental health challenges. They have been recognised for their work improving patient care, whilst reducing the money spent on agencies through the […]

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Church group volunteers help prepare new cancer centre garden for patients

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A group of local church volunteers have helped to clear a previously unused area next to Chart Lodge at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, which provides on-site accommodation for patients going through intensive radiotherapy treatment.

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Church group volunteers help prepare new cancer centre garden for patients

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

A group of local church volunteers have helped to clear a previously unused area next to Chart Lodge at Mount Vernon Cancer Centre, which provides on-site accommodation for patients going through intensive radiotherapy treatment. This area will now be transformed into a quiet and peaceful garden for patients and families to use between treatments. Above: […]

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Trust marks Baby Loss Awareness Week with newly refurbished bereavement room

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Trust has marked Baby Loss Awareness Week with a newly refurbished maternity bereavement room, thanks to donations from Darcie’s Wish and Albie’s Football Challenge (via Sands). At a special event held at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit, staff and donors were joined by the Mayor of Stevenage, Councillor Pam Stuart.

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Trust marks Baby Loss Awareness Week with newly refurbished bereavement room

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

The Trust has marked Baby Loss Awareness Week with a newly refurbished maternity bereavement room, thanks to donations from Darcie’s Wish and Albie’s Football Challenge (via Sands). At a special event held at the Lister’s Diamond Jubilee Maternity Unit, staff and donors were joined by the Mayor of Stevenage, Councillor Pam Stuart. Although the loss […]

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