News and Notices

A Focus on clinical audit with Rebecca Oakley

A Focus on clinical audit with Rebecca Oakley

It all started at the Staff Forum earlier this year. Sitting in the visitors’ gallery listening to the discussions on how we ensure clinicians don’t spend unnecessary time completing data collection exercises; I heard the lady in front of me speak to the forum passionately about the changes that are taking place to clinical audits.

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Psst ...... Outstanding Way is making a real difference ....... pass it on!

Psst ...... Outstanding Way is making a real difference ....... pass it on!

The staff at Chapel have been testing the first suite of Outstanding Way changes.  See what they are saying here.

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NEW: Let's Fix IT - support from desk tops

NEW: Let's Fix IT - support from desk tops

We have made the Let's Fix IT intranet hub available from your computer (Toughbook/laptop) desk top. Find out more here.

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A cuppa with Beverley Smith

A cuppa with Beverley Smith

I have joined DCHS as deputy director of people and organisational effectiveness (POE) to undertake a 12 month secondment to cover Jen Guiver’s maternity leave.

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Better Care Closer to Home staff briefings - frequently asked questions

Better Care Closer to Home staff briefings - frequently asked questions

As promised, we have created a list of frequently asked questions during the Better Care Closer to Home staff briefings so far.

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Money saving tips!

Money saving tips!

Welcome back to the second instalment of my money saving tips. In this issue, we’ll be looking to beat the recent inflation price rises and save money on both the everyday essentials and flights abroad!

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5 minutes with... Ellen Ashin Assistant head cook at Newholme Hospital

5 minutes with... Ellen Ashin Assistant head cook at Newholme Hospital

It’s time to spend 5 minutes with our assistant head cook at Newholme Hospital and find out a little more about Ellen Ashin.

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One pot, two meal, Italian chicken!

One pot, two meal, Italian chicken!

The holy grail in dinners is one that is delicious, healthy and that can be used for lunch the next day too. One pot, two meals! This simple Italian chicken recipe does just that, give it a try and share your pictures with us @DCHSStaffHealth.

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Goodbye and thank you, Megan Campbell!

Goodbye and thank you, Megan Campbell!

Staff at Heanor Health Centre have said their final farewell  to Megan Campbell, Domestic, after all her hard work over the last 18 years.

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Stand, stretch, move with Jamie Broadley, staff wellbeing lead

Stand, stretch, move with Jamie Broadley, staff wellbeing lead

How would you feel if I described you as an athlete? Well the reality is that you are! We all have to perform athletic activities day to day at work, whether it be moving a patient, carrying heavy bags or simply taking some paper to the printer.

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