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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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Trust receives £80,000 to provide multi-disciplinary training for maternity staff

The Trust has received £80,000 from Health Education England’s Maternity Safety Training Fund, to be spent on providing multi-disciplinary training for staff who provide care for mothers and newborn babies. Above: Trust’s maternity training team The Trust’s maternity team plan to use the money to focus on training that will improve their skills further in […]

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74 local students take part in Lister’s second annual work experience week

Lister’s second annual work experience week has taken place, with 74 local school children taking part from across Hertfordshire. The event, supported by Health Education East of England, involved members of Trust staff from a wide range of services, including stroke, maternity and cancer care. A number of fully supervised interactive activities and experiences were […]

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Diabetic eye screening team earns Purple Star for supporting people with learning disabilities

The Trust’s diabetic eye screening team has earned a Purple Star for supporting people with learning disabilities. The Purple Star, awarded by Hertfordshire County Council’s Purple Star strategy team, is earned for the delivery of high quality services that have been adjusted reasonably for adults with learning disabilities. The Trust’s diabetic eye screening team with […]

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New Lister organ donor murals hope to raise awareness of organ donation

New organ donor murals have been launched at the Lister with the aim of inspiring people to sign-up to the organ donor register. The artwork features caricatures of different organs that take into account many religious beliefs and cultures. Each design will also feature QR codes, which people can scan from their mobile phones to […]

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Trust’s staff score highly in national survey

Results published today in the national NHS staff survey for 2016 show that the Trust’s overall staff engagement score not only improved on the previous year’s results, but was above the national average of NHS hospital groups for the second year running. The engagement score comprises three elements: Staff motivation at work, where the 2016 […]

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