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70th Birthday Celebration Plans

 

We’re celebrating the 70th birthday of the NHS with you in your Trust! We’re taking part and getting involved in the festivities offering tea, coffee and cake for the big NHS7Tea. See below to find out what fun activities your local NHSP team is offering

 

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust – Enjoy our selfie frame while you share a brownie with us

Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Tea and Coffee with delicious brownies and a selfie frame to show us your best celebration faces!

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust – We’re joining the tea parties with our very own brownie stands across various site

Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust – Join us in our decorated office and share a tea and coffee with us

Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – We will have a stall as part of the festivities at front of the hospital where you can grab a brownie with us

City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust – Come and join the team in the NHSP office where you can share a tea or coffee with your colleagues

Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust – The team will be offering around brownies and taking a snap of staff with our giant selfie frame

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust – Come and check out our decorated office and share an afternoon tea with us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust – Come and visit out stands to celebrate NHS 70th birthday with us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Come and see us outside the main dining room and grab a yummy baked treat to celebrate!

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust – We will be spending time at the garden tea parties and take some fun photos using our selfie frame! Also, indulge in a brownie and a cuppa with us

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust – We will be attending the Trust’s tea party where we will have our own special stall full of tea and cake

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust – We will be offering treats around the wards and will also have a stand at the main entrance where you can share a cake with us and your colleagues

Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust – We’ll be visiting Dartford, Maidstone and Canterbury with treats to celebrate

Livewell Southwest – We will be walking around the wards sharing our special baked treats with you

MFT Central and Trafford – Join us in our decorated office to share a cuppa and a brownie with us

MFT Wythenshawe and Withington – We’re attending the Trust’s tea party where we’ll be sharing our own special baked treats

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust – Come and join our coffee morning at our Trust HQ Pinderfields

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust – You’re invited to share a tea and coffee with us in our NHSP office and in the staff room

North Middlesex – We’ll be celebrating with the Trusts as well as visiting the wards with our NHSP selfie frame

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust – We will be attending the Big7Tea event and hosting a stall full of goodies

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust – We’ll be working in conjunction with the Trust’s family-friendly activities by sharing a cuppa and a chat with staff on the day!

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – Come and join us in the office to have fun with our selfie frame!

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – We’ll be sharing our goodies on the wards and taking photos with you using our giant selfie frame

Portsmouth Hospitals Trust – Drop in our office Thursday and Friday to pick up a brownie and have a chat with us to celebrate 70 years of our NHS

Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust – We are holding a birthday celebration outside the main restaurant on Wednesday 4th

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust – We will be offering yummy brownies and answering NHSP related queries on our decorated stand

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – NHSP will be joining the Trust’s event offering our own delicious brownies

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust – We will be attending the Trust’s party outside the cathedral so pop by for a chat

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – We will be attending the Trust’s party outside the cathedral so pop by for a chat

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust – We will be hosting tea and coffee chats in our decorated office to celebrate the NHS

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Our team will be holding a coffee morning in our office and visiting wards

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust – The NHSP team will be in the restaurant with our own stand to celebrate the 70 years of our NHS with yummy treats

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust – Drop into our office and share a cuppa with us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust – We’ll be celebrating by visiting you on the ward with delicious cakes to celebrate

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust – Come and grab a cake from our stand in reception in honour of 70 years of our NHS

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust – Drop in to our office for a chat, a cuppa and even a brownie to celebrate

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust – We’ll be visiting you on the wards to celebrate the 70th birthday of NHS

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – We will be offering teas and coffees in our decorated offices

The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust – Join us and the Trust in the main foyer at the ‘Raise a cuppa’ event to grab a cake

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust – Drop in for a tea and a chat or catch up with us as we visit the wards with our special selfie frame

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust – Attend the Local Care Centre for coffee and a cake in honour of 70 years of our NHS

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – We will be hosting an afternoon tea with the Trust and offering you brownies on the wards

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust – We’ll be at the Trust’s tea party and visiting wards with our selfie frame and yummy baked treats

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Find us in the reception area where we will be serving you delicious cakes in celebration

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – Drop in to our office to enjoy a lovely cup of tea and a brownie

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust – We will be supporting the Trust with tea parties where you can grab a cake and a coffee

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust – You can find us at the Trust’s event on the 5th July to pick up a coffee and a delicious brownie

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Charles Willimott wins Bank Worker of the Month for April

Charles Willimott, Admin and Clerical worker at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS  Trust, was one of April’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We met Charles following the award to congratulate him and find out more about his day to day role and experiences working for NHS Professionals.

Charles Willimott

1)How did you get into your current area of work?

Through word of mouth.

2)What does your typical day at work consist of?

Collecting and writing up case-notes.

3)What do you love most about your job?

The people here.

4)How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Hardworking, fun and cheeky.

5)What’s your proudest moment achievement to date?

Winning Bank Worker of the Month.

6)What’s the most challenging part of your role?

Collecting notes.

7)What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

Flexible hours

 

8) What do you usually do on your days off?

See my friends and exercise.

The Bank Worker Of The Month award acknowledges Bank Workers who have gone above and beyond what is required in their everyday duties.
There is an award for four categories; Care Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant, Specialist Nurse, Registered Nurse and Admin & Clerical.
To win this award, the workers must fulfil the following criteria:
• Achieve ‘5 – Excellent’ on all five of the sections of the ‘Performance Evaluation System’, which is completed by the Ward Manager at the end of each shift.
• Not cancel any shifts for that month.
• Fill the highest number of shifts in the month for which they are being considered for.
A huge well done to Tom and all the other winners for January! Thank you to all of our Bank Members for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.

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National Early Warning Scores (NEWS)

When a patient is acutely unwell and presents to a hospital, or deteriorates and becomes acutely unwell whilst in hospital, time is of the essence and a fast and efficient clinical response is required to optimise clinical outcomes.

The Royal College of Physicians recommends standardising the use of a NEWS system across the NHS to drive the ‘step change’ required in the assessment and response
to critical illness.

The NEWS system is based on a simple scoring system in which a score is allocated to physiological measurements already undertaken (e.g. respiration rate, oxygen saturation, temperature, systolic blood pressure, pulse rate and level of consciousness). NB: NEWS should not be used in children under 16 years or women who are pregnant.

Many of our Trusts have already implemented this recommendation. NHS Professionals is keen to ensure flexible workers have access to the latest national guidance and training and therefore has recently purchased the National Early Warning Scores (NEWS) eLearning module. Visit our Clinical Governance webpage to access the NEWS training at go.nhsp.uk/ClinicalGov

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Thomas McGinty wins Bank Worker Of The Month for January!

Thomas McGinty, Community nurse at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, was one of January’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We met Thomas following his award to congratulate him and find out more about his day to day role and experiences working for NHS Professionals.

tom photo

1) How did you get into your current area of work?

Recruitment drive for Salford District nursing service

2)What does your typical day at work consist of?

Working as a community nurse for the Broughton District nursing team

3)What do you love most about your job?

The variety of patient care and the fantastic District nursing team in Salford Royal

4)How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Reliable, professional and competent

5)What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?

Completing specialist practitioner in the community and my V300 non-medical prescribing course

6)What’s the most challenging part of your role?

Provide end of life care

7)What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

Flexibility, training, weekly pay, holiday pay, learning and development, experience and variety

8)What do you usually do on your days off?

Learn the guitar, go walking, go to the cinema and I love going on mini breaks too!

 

The Bank Worker Of The Month award acknowledges Bank Workers who have gone above and beyond what is required in their everyday duties.
There is an award for four categories; Care Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant, Specialist Nurse, Registered Nurse and Admin & Clerical.
To win this award, the workers must fulfil the following criteria:
• Achieve ‘5 – Excellent’ on all five of the sections of the ‘Performance Evaluation System’, which is completed by the Ward Manager at the end of each shift.
• Not cancel any shifts for that month.
• Fill the highest number of shifts in the month for which they are being considered for.
A huge well done to Tom and all the other winners for January! Thank you to all of our Bank Members for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.

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Stanley Anyadi wins January’s Bank Worker Of The Month!

Stanley Anyadi, Admin & Clerical worker at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, was one of January’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We caught up with Stanley  following his award, to congratulate him and find out a bit more about his role and personal experience with NHS Professionals.

Stanley Anyadi photo

1.How did you get into your current area of work?

I worked my way up starting at Gunnelswood Park (another site in Stevenage that manages the health records) as I needed a job after returning from travelling. I really enjoy working within the NHS so I sent my CV to NHSP for more opportunities.

2. What does your typical day at work consist of?

Data Analysis, forecasting for the Trust

3. How would your colleagues describe you in three words?

Consciences, hardworking and a team player

4. What’s been your proudest achievement at work to date?

Ability to change activities within the Trust for the better and adding value

5. What’s the most challenging part of your role?

The pressure from the Trust

6. What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?

I get paid on time with no issues and there is always regular work available

7. What do you usually do on your days off?

I enjoy doing research and also going on long walks

The Bank Worker Of The Month award acknowledges Bank Workers who have gone above and beyond what is required in their everyday duties.
There is an award for four categories; Care Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant, Specialist Nurse, Registered Nurse and Admin & Clerical.
To win this award, the workers must fulfil the following criteria:
• Achieve ‘5 – Excellent’ on all five of the sections of the ‘Performance Evaluation System’, which is completed by the Ward Manager at the end of each shift.
• Not cancel any shifts for that month.
• Fill the highest number of shifts in the month for which they are being considered for.
A huge well done to Stanley and all the other winners for January! Thank you to all of our Bank Members for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.

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Claire Lyons wins Bank Worker of the Month for December!

Claire Lyons, Registered Nurse at South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, was one of December’s Bank Worker Of The Month winners. We spoke to Claire following her award, to congratulate her and find out more about her and her working life.

Claire Lyons Award Photo

1. How did you get into your current area of work?
I was already working at the Trust.
2. What does your typical day at work consist of?
Direct antenatal patient contact/care.
3. What do you love most about your job?
The variety of each day and making a difference to patients.
4. How would your colleagues describe you in three words?
Kind, loud and helpful.
5. What the most challenging part of your role?
Under the present circumstances (unit is closed) so keeping normality for patients can be hard.
6. What’s the best thing about working for NHSP?
The online system is really easy to use and I love weekly pay!
7. What do you usually do on your days off?
I like to catch up with my family and go on long dog walks.

The Bank Worker Of The Month award acknowledges Bank Workers who have gone above and beyond what is required in their everyday duties.
There is an award for four categories; Care Support Worker/Healthcare Assistant, Specialist Nurse, Registered Nurse and Admin & Clerical.
To win this award, the workers must fulfil the following criteria:
• Achieve ‘5 – Excellent’ on all five of the sections of the ‘Performance Evaluation System’, which is completed by the Ward Manager at the end of each shift.
• Not cancel any shifts for that month.
• Fill the highest number of shifts in the month for which they are being considered for.
A huge well done to Claire and all the other winners for December! Thank you to all of our Bank Members for ensuring that patients receive the best care possible, and for being great ambassadors for NHS Professionals.