We’ve had lots of activities taking place this week to mark the relaunch of our LGBT+ staff networkRead " National figures join us to relaunches o…"
This week, we’re celebrating members old and new by relaunching our LGBT+ staff network. Activities are taking place all week and our event on Monday (11 November), included guest speakers Dr Michael Brady, National Advisor for LGBT Health, and NHS Regional Director for London, David Sloman. For In Conversation With, we spoke to one of the newer members, Oliver Sawyer, for whom our successful network was actually one of the reasons he came to work here!Read " In Conversation With...Oliver Sawyer…"
Sir David Sloman, NHS Regional Director for London, visited Queen’s Hospital on Monday (11 November) where he praised our staff for showing enormous pride and ambition.Read " David Sloman praises our staff for showi…"
Emer Szczygiel, Matron for our Emergency Department at King George Hospital, was recognised for championing Mental Health Awareness week.Read " Emer wins our You Made a Difference Awar…"
We’re running a three-month trial offering blue wristbands to dementia patients to make them more easily identifiable, allowing staff to offer more support where needed.Read " We’ve launched a trial to provide more s…"
To celebrate this week’s national Occupational Therapy Week, we spoke to Aman Davegun, an occupational therapist (OT) by background who recently took on a new role as practice development facilitator – the first time we’ve had this role in our Therapies team.Read " In Conversation With...Aman Davegun…"
Doctor Hriddhi Guha writes about his first year in the Academy of Surgery.Read " My first year in the Academy of Surgery…"
Grace Allick, a chaplain at our Trust, has worked with pupils at St Edward’s Academy to create two walls of poppies which will be a backdrop to remembrance services at Queen’s and King George hospitals.Read " Our chaplain creates wall of poppies wit…"
This week we spoke to Julie Prior, our KPO (Kaizen Promotion Office) Lead. A big part of the work of Julie and her team is embedding The Pride Way across our hospitals and in August this year she completed her training to become a ‘Lean Certification Trainer.’ She tells us more about what that means for our Trust later.Read " In Conversation With...Julie Prior…"
Our drop-in blood testing clinics at Queen’s and King George hospitals will open as normal.Read " Our blood testing departments…"