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:

21 November

Christmas paydays - Health Heroes 2018 - Staff Survey

Previous editions of the Weekly News can be found below:

14 November

Health Heroes Awards - NHS Staff Survey - #EveryPennyCounts

7 November

Time to celebrate - Fab change week - How to fight flu this winter

31 October

NHS Staff Survey - Anti bullying month - How to keep your teeth clean

24 October

Winter messages - National Stress Awareness day - Car parking update

17 October

Do you take care of your smile? - #EveryPennyCounts - Are you a flu fighter?

10 October

World Mental Health Day - Staff Survey has launched - Your development matters

3 October

Flu campaign launched - Behavioural Standards Framework - Fab Change Week

26 September

Annual Members Meetings - Black History Month - A day in...Radiography

19 September

#EveryPennyCounts - Fab Change Week - Go Sober October

12 September

We have appointed two new Non Executive Directors - Dance the night away - We have been accredited as a Disability Confident Employer

5 September

Congratulations to our Couch to 5K runners - We are now offering back care sessions for staff - Pulse survey launched!

29 August

VIP visit to the RLI - You can still sign up to Couch to 5K - Tour de Furness

22 August

Staff to showcase services at Annual Members Meeting - Lancaster Health Festival - Couch to 5k register now!

15 August

Awards open to recognise patient feedback - Trust welcomes inspirational leader in Healthcare

8 August

Every penny counts - New service desk support hours - Your development matters

1 August

Your flourish needs feedback - Car parking at our hospital sites - Sisters raise money for FGH Childrens Ward

25th July

Our priorities for 2017/18 – plan on a page - #Wave9 LiA launch

18 July

Staff receive award winning bereavement training - Have you got what it takes to complete born survivor - £123 raised for Dementia at FGH 

11 July

Integration of Community and Acute services - The Flourish journey - Recruitment update

4 July

Staff to celebrate 25 years of WGH - Latest EPR progress - Are you a cyber hero?

27 June 

We welcomed Chief Nurse Anne Cooper - Save a life this summer - New UHMB forces network

20th June

Flourish at Work - don’t be a couch potato 

13 June 

Festival of learning - Are you a cyber hero? -Your development matters

6 June 

It's time to take your Pulse again - LGBT awareness workshops now available - CQUIN celebrations 

30 May

Congratulations to our award winning team - Healthcare careers weekend - Support available for staff after tragic events last week

23 May

Are you a cyber hero - Bare below the elbows - Are you making the most of Mbay

16 May

Thank you to staff - Mind on Music tea party - Our first Human Factors Forum - When did you last have your blood pressure checked? - Back to basics dementia care

9 May 

Congratulations to our award winning team - Collective Call to Action - Be Clear on Cancer

2 May

International Day of the Midwife celebrations - Heads together - Do you know your #LastOrders

25 April

Core clinical event was a great success - Keeping up to date with our staff side chair - Children spend less time in our hospital 

18 April

We have been awarded £80K to further improve safety - Family raise money for charity close to their hearts  

11 April

Mayor of Lancaster opens Diabetes Centre - Lynnsey lives our Trust values - Charity places still available for Great Manchester Run

4 April

We have doubled up on end of life care awards - Inclusion and Diversity matters @ Morecambe Bay 

28 March

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

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


Last review July 2016

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