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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Former British Airways chief financial officer joins Trust Board

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

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

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

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

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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