This week we spoke to Ziena Abdullah, a locum consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at our Trust. Dedicated Ziena loves what she does so much she even wrote a book during her maternity leave, which would help colleagues prepare for their entrance exam into the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.Read " In Conversation With...Ziena Abdullah…"
The annual NHS Staff Survey published today (Tuesday 18 February) has highlighted a number of improvements at the Trust.Read " National staff survey reveals improvemen…"
We’re delighted to announce the shortlisted nominees for our PRIDE Awards! Our annual PRIDE awards, which are kindly supported by our charity, recognise the fantastic staff and volunteers working at our hospitals. We know that so many of our staff go above and beyond their normal duties to deliver great care for our patient and support our colleagues.Read " Shortlist announced for our PRIDE Awards…"
You will be aware that thousands of people have been identified with respiratory infections caused by a novel coronavirus, which has caused a number of deaths in China.Read " Coronavirus (Covid-19) update and advice…"
This week we spoke to Katie Winstanley, one of six NHS graduate management trainees currently based within our Trust. Katie is working with our Women and Child Health division, and is also proud of her role as deputy chair of our LGBT+ staff network.Read " In Conversation With...Katie Winstanley…"
This week we spoke to Dawn Selwood-Fry, an extended scope physiotherapist who is also lead for our new telephone fracture clinic.Read " In Conversation With… Dawn Selwood-Fry…"
This week we spoke to Jodie Hampel, senior clinical scientist in radiation protection and imaging physics. Jodie is one of four colleagues at our Trust who have secured places on a prestigious leadership programme aimed at female healthcare scientists.Read " In Conversation With...Jodie Hampel…"
Our new interim Chief Executive, Tony Chambers, joined us this week. Having started out a nurse, Tony has spent several decades in the NHS, mainly in the north west of the country. So, as he joins us down south, we sat him down to find out the important facts - why our Trust? What were his first impressions? And, of course, does he have any pets….?Read " In Conversation With....Tony Chambers…"
Today marked the last day of our interim Chief Executive, Chris Bown, at our Trust.Read " It’s goodbye, and thank you, from me…"
To kick off the New Year, we spoke to our children’s oncology clinical nurse specialist (CNS), Laura May. She told us about the job she loves, from the good parts; fun with her young patients and getting to know their families; to how she deals with the emotional side when children die.Read " In Conversation with...Laura May…"