Archive – November, 2018

Trust recognised as being veteran aware ahead of Armistice Centenary

This mark of distinction means that patients who have served in the UK armed forces will be cared for by frontline staff who have received training and education on their specific needs, such as around mental health, and who can signpost them to local support services. The trust is one of 24 NHS bodies across […]

New recruitment centres helping towards nursing vacancies success

The trust now holds special recruitment centre days – which are an opportunity for nurses looking for a new role to meet and talk to staff in a more informal setting than would be at an official interview. The trust also has a rolling advert for nursing vacancies so that it is constantly recruiting nurses. […]

Looking to our leaders for the future

She said: “I presented to this year’s intake of graduate management trainees in the region recently. “The morning involved presentations from myself as the keynote speaker discussing leadership in the NHS as well as previous alumni from the Graduate Management Training Scheme who gave an overview of their career journeys through the scheme and after.  […]

Craft and chat group helping people affected by cancer

Louise Harland, the trust’s Macmillan cancer support worker, explains more about the group and the impact it has had on people affected by cancer. She said: “The group meet weekly and are supported through the cancer information centre. The group is made up of cancer survivors, those actively having treatment and carers. It was initially […]