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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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Purple All Stars help raise sepsis awareness

Hertfordshire’s Purple All Stars have recorded a song at the Lister to help educate people with learning disabilities about spotting the signs of sepsis.  Sepsis is the body’s abnormal response to infection. If the early signs are not recognised and treated promptly, multiple organ failure may develop and this can be fatal. In the UK, […]

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Trust finalists in The Comet Community Awards

The Trust had two finalists in this year’s Comet Community Awards, both competing in the Nurse/Care Worker category.  Our specialist midwife, Victoria Barton, has worked in the antenatal and newborn screening/fetal medicine team for the last 15 years and attended the awards with her sister Amy.  The short stay unit team has also been nominated […]

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‘Thank you’ to our nurses on International Nurses Day

We are proud of our nurses and want to thank them for all they do in the lead up to International Nurses Day on Sunday 12 May – the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. We’ve enjoyed celebrating this week, showcasing your work on the launch of our new Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Strategy, […]

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Trust successfully delivers research strategy

The Trust has successfully delivered its three-year research strategy, helping to improve patient care and experience. Beginning in 2016, the strategy promoted a research-active culture at our hospitals. In 2018/19, over 3,000 people took part in national health research at the Trust – a 91% increase from before the introduction of the strategy. It has […]

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Neonatal nurse appears on BBC show to share battle with anorexia

Lister neonatal nurse Hannah Robinson appeared on national television earlier this month to talk about her experience fighting anorexia nervosa. Hannah told the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme that she first began suffering from the eating disorder when she just 15-years-old. Above: Neonatal nurse Hannah Robinson  Hannah said: “My history with anorexia wasn’t widely known and […]

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