Members News

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 staff shortlisted for Student Nursing Times Awards 2017

Assistant practitioner Darren Smith has been shortlisted in the Student Nurse of the Year: Adult category at this year’s Student Nursing Times Awards 2017. Darren has been recognised for his outstanding contributions, going the extra mile for both staff and patients. He has mentored other care assistants, fund raised and helped organise patients’ holiday dialysis […]

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Lister catering services gain Soil Association Food for Life Bronze certification

The Trust’s catering team at the Lister hospital in Stevenage has been judged as have reached the required standards to gain a bronze Food for Life Catering Mark scheme from the Soil Association.  As such, the Lister is now one of just 55 hospitals across the country to be certified in this way. A plaque […]

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Trust staff shortlisted for top national nursing awards

The Trust’s carers lead, Jodie Deards, and the Trust’s enhanced care team have been shortlisted for this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards. The awards celebrate the best of the UK’s nursing workforce and the categories span a range of different areas, including disability nursing, child health and cancer nursing. Both Jodie and the enhanced care team […]

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Lister therapy dog awarded PDSA Commendation

Pets as Therapy dog Romeo has been awarded a PDSA Commendation – given to animals who have displayed outstanding acts of devotion to wider society. This award comes after he was given a Blue Cross Medal at the beginning of the year, having impressed the judging panel with the huge range of good deeds he does […]

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Trust is supporting Carers Rights Day 2016

Patients and staff are welcome to visit the Carers Rights Day stands at the Lister on the 24th November. There will be one in Lister’s main entrance corridor and another in the Strathmore Wing. Representatives from organisations such as Hertfordshire Health and Community Services, Cross Roads, Money Matters and Carers in Hertfordshire will be taking […]

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