Weekly News


Welcome to Weekly News

Weekly News.JPGThe Trust’s Weekly News ensures everyone is kept up to date and in touch with all our latest news, service developments, staff appointments and success stories from across our hospital sites. It also regularly features valuable local and national health campaign information and a range of charity initiatives and fund raising activity.

The bulletin is distributed by e-mail link to all of our 6,000 strong workforce every Tuesday, as well as being posted up on prominent notice boards throughout our sites. It is also available to key media contacts and of course for our patients and members of the public to enjoy.

You can see the latest Weekly News by clicking below:

28 March

Progress on new Maternity building at FGH - Bright ideas helping patients and staff at UHMBT - We have joined forces with CPFT

Previous editions of the Weekly News can be found below:

21 March 

Ian and Calum are raising funds for the blood bikers - Holly announced as TARN coordinator of the year - staff friends and family test now open 

14 March 

Health Heroes announced! - Staff survey results are out - Ride to work week

7 March 

World Kidney Day is this week - National Apprentices Day - Get involved in a touch rugby tournament this year

28 February

February is LGBT History Month - Staff survey results are coming soon - Keeping up to date with Heather Bruce

21 February 

Valentine's day selfie for sepsis - February is LGBT History Month - NWAS have created new scheme for patients

14 February 

CQC six page special edition!

7 February

February marks LGBT History Month - A million decisions - December's star of the month

31 January

We have been shortlisted for two HSJ awards - Congratulations Deborah - Abbey House charity night was a success 

24 January

Local schools takeover - Stop the Clot Week - Time to Talk Day

17 January

First Trust to have Freedom to Speak Up App - Saline Bag incident at Cumberland Infirmary - Piel Unit at Risedale is now open

10 January 

Last chance to nominate - National Obesity Awareness Week - Charity rings in the changes 

3 January

There is still time to nominate - Welcome to Paul - #FlourishAtWork

20 December

Seasons greetings - How does alcohol affect the heart - Keep those nominations coming

13 December 

Time to celebrate - staff award nominations are open! - Well done to our flu fighters - Festive fun at FGH

6 December

Can you help staff feel appreciated? - Welcome to Brian - More to a theatre team than meets the eye

29 November

We have put inclusion and diversity at the forefront - Get your flu vaccination in time for Christmas -Come along to the Dementia Awareness coffee afternoon

22 November

Online recruitment campaign a success! - Christmas and New Year paydays - Make your opinions count!

15 November

An end to the perfect week - How are you feeling? - Brand new maple suite opened at FGH 

8 November 

Our top vaccinators have been revealed... - Don’t forget to order discounted products ready for Christmas! - Donate your old football shirts to a great cause

1 November 

48.1% of our front line staff are now flu fighters! - The Perfect Week - Death café grows in strength

25 October

Salary Sacrifice is back in time for Christmas! - National Safety Alert issued about plastic socket covers -Bronze award - proudly supporting those who serve

18 October 

Information on Flu Fighters campaign, staff health and wellbeing and RLI catering receive an award.

11 October

More flu drop in clinics now available! - Maternity Services gets a new look website - We are holding our first ever health and well-being day

4 October 

Hello be mindful - We are now a stonewall diversity champion - Our campaign to fight flu is here!

27 September 

Building work starts on multi-million pound new Maternity Unit - Are you interested in becoming a Flourish Health Advocate? - Black tie ball in aid of new Maternity Unit!

20 September 

Keeping you up to date with our recruitment - Make sure your opinions are heard - Towards inclusion conference booking up!

13 September 

Love British food fortnight at UHMBT - Leave your mark on the RLI - Staff Friends and Family Test now open!

6 September 

The Bay Health and Care Partners launched - Help us with our next Flourish Challenge - Do you want to know more about mindfulness

30 August 

Work Out at Work - We need you to help us improve communications and engagement at our Trust... - SECTRA PACS training - Heather marks one year working at UHMBT

23 August 

Come along to the Pharmacy opening at WGH - Our recruitment focus - Want to know more about the new maternity unit at FGH?

16 August

In preparation for the upcoming Care Quality Commission inspection of our hospitals, a number of information sessions have been arranged across our three main hospitals for all staff and volunteers.

9 August 

Partners stay overnight with new mums and babies at FGH - UHMBT Staff Disability Network - Charity omelette challenge!

2 August

Nourish keep hydrated - Calling all cyclists...join our call the midwife team - Patient Safety film launched from NHS England

26 July 

We need your help…become a peer vaccinator - Welcome to our new lead infection prevention nurse – Bryan!

19 July 

RLI nurse scoops top international health award - Outpatients kiosks have a 'partially sighted' mode! 

5 July

#FlourishAtWork needs your healthy meal ideas - Major incident exercise taking place - trial staff transport service

21 June 

Nourish #Flourishatwork - Care Quality Commission hospital inspection - Secretary of State for Health - visit to the RLI

14 June

It is cervical cancer screening week - Cross Bay Walk was a great success - Get involved in Bike Week 

7 June 

#FlourishAtWork whats next? - Getting to know you... - We celebrated our success at conference - Adult Learners Week is next week 

31 May

Kirkup 'One year' report published - Cardiac centre at WGH presented with new defibrillator - DOLs go digital 

17 May

#FlourishAtWork staff walk - Sustainability - New A&E campaign launched - Living well with dementia talk - Oncology fundraising success - New service launched at the RLI

10 May

Welcome to Our New Director of Strategy - Patient Information Leaflet training - Reducing Delayed Discharges and Transfers of Care - The Morecambe Bay Investigation update - New South Cumbria rheumatoid arthritis support group to start

3 May
New ‘out of hours’ midwifery led antenatal clinics rolled out - Welcome to Dr Millman! - Keeping up to date with Pharmacy - Local business to stage charity ball to say thanks to FGH staff - Doing our bit for Dementia Awareness Week!

26 April 
Staff have walked three quarters of the way around the world - Choose South Cumbria is shortlisted for national award

19 April 
Getting to know you... - dermatology have a new look at the RLI - get involved in the cross bay walk

12 April 
New blood sciences laboratory at the RLI - Ask Alison! - Plans for new £11m maternity unit at FGH go on the road

5 April 
Plans for new £11m maternity unit at FGH - Car parking big conversation - Doing our bit for World Kidney Day


Last review July 2016

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