Archive for October, 2017

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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Former British Airways chief financial officer joins Trust Board

Friday, October 20th, 2017

NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of Nick Swift, who lives in Hatfield, as one of the Trust’s non-executive directors.  Nick – who has over 20 years of board experience, most recently as chief financial officer for British Airways until 2016 – will serve on the Trust’s Board for a four-year period from 20 November […]

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Former British Airways chief financial officer joins Trust Board

Friday, October 20th, 2017

NHS Improvement has confirmed the appointment of Nick Swift, who lives in Hatfield, as one of the Trust’s non-executive directors.  Nick – who has over 20 years of board experience, most recently as chief financial officer for British Airways until 2016 – will serve on the Trust’s Board for a four-year period from 20 November […]

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Trust staff featured in national Carer Passport guide

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The Trust’s carers’ team, led by Jodie Deards, has been included in a newly published guide about carer passports, which has been funded by the Department of Health and published nationally. Above: Jodie Deards, the Trust’s carers lead  Featured in sections four and five, the Trust was asked about best practice when introducing and promoting […]

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Over 1,300 staff vaccinated in first two weeks of ‘flu campaign

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Over 1,300 members of staff – or 25% of the Trust’s workforce – have been vaccinated in just the first two weeks of the Trust’s annual staff ‘flu campaign.

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Over 1,300 staff vaccinated in first two weeks of ‘flu campaign

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Over 1,300 members of staff – or 25% of the Trust’s workforce – have been vaccinated in just the first two weeks of the Trust’s annual staff ‘flu campaign. The Trust is asking staff, particularly those with patient-facing roles, to be vaccinated this winter in order to help protect patients, fellow colleagues and other visitors. […]

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Latest CQC A&E patient experience survey shows real improvement

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Patients who took part in the Care Quality Commission’s national survey of NHS emergency departments reported improvements in 31 out of 35 categories for the Trust’s services compared to the last set of survey results for 2014. Several hundred people locally responded to the CQC, which sent surveyed patients who used the service in October […]

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Latest CQC A&E patient experience survey shows real improvement

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Patients who took part in the Care Quality Commission’s national survey of NHS emergency departments reported improvements in 31 out of 35 categories for the Trust’s services compared to the last set of survey results for 2014.  Several hundred people locally responded to the CQC, which sent surveyed patients who used the service in October […]

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New tilting chairs help patients recover quicker thanks to East and North Herts Hospitals’ Charity

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

The Trust has purchased three new tilting chairs to help patients on the Lister’s orthopaedic wards recover more quickly, thanks to the Trust charity. The tilting chairs are used by staff on wards 5A and 5B to help get patients out of bed and be more active earlier in their recovery – which often leads […]

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