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Members getting involved with the Trust

Monday, June 10th, 2013

By David Brewer, head of engagement We have been busy recruiting new members over recent months and are now approaching the 10,500 mark. We are particularly excited that over two hundred 14-16 year olds have signed up since Christmas. Their ideas and enthusiasm are already making a fantastic contribution. Members have told us they particularly value learning about, and getting involved […]

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A message to our members from the Trust chairman and chief executive

Monday, June 10th, 2013

We wanted to share some news with you. The aim of the Trust is to be amongst the best in everything we do. Patients continue to be our priority. To serve them best we are making record levels of investment and reconfiguring services.    To ensure we can do a really good job and to focus all our efforts on this major project, […]

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Local pupils’ bright ideas win in Dragons’ Den

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Congratulations to the winning Inspire team from John Henry Newman school who, along with two other teams from a Year 10 design and technology class, visited the Lister to present ideas Dragons’ Den style for making hospitals more relevant and interesting to young people. The panel, comprising members of the Trust board and the pupils’ own head teacher, thought the […]

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Lights, camera, action! Movie afternoons help improve patient experience

Movie afternoons have been introduced for inpatients at the Lister to help improve their experience and keep them active. Taking place in the chapel, patients and their visitors have been treated to movies such as Matilda and Pride and Prejudice. Christmas movies have also begun this month in the lead up to the festive season. […]

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Diabetes team turn local landmarks blue for World Diabetes Day

To help promote World Diabetes Day yesterday (14 November), which is a World Health Organisation initiative, the Trust’s diabetes team worked with councils and the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation to turn local landmarks blue – including Leys Avenue and Colonnade fountains in Letchworth, and the Welwyn Garden City clock tower on the council offices. […]

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New neonatal initiative launched to improve parents’ experience

The Lister’s neonatal unit team has launched a new initiative to improve parents’ experience. They are now providing parents with noise-reduction headphones, funded by the East and North Hertfordshire Hospitals’ Charity with support from the Lister Neonatal Unit Families Group, to be used whilst clinical staff carry out ward rounds. By using the headphones, parents […]

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Over 2,000 staff vaccinated in annual flu campaign

Over 2,000 members of staff have been vaccinated against flu in just under a month since the campaign was launched. 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. This important initiative is part of a national campaign […]

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Midwife wins hospital award

Lister midwife Denny Cody has won the public nomination award at this year’s East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust staff awards. Midwife Denny Cody (centre), pictured at the awards with Kate Lancaster, the Trust’s director of strategy, and non-executive director Peter Carter OBE Denny was nominated by a member of the public for the sensitive […]

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