News and Notices

Royal College of Nursing awards are open for entries!

Royal College of Nursing awards are open for entries!

The RCN Nursing Awards are back again this year to recognise excellence in nursing and healthcare and celebrate the outstanding efforts, commitment and achievements made by the whole of the nursing community. We want you to share your experiences of innovative nurse-led projects and inspiring nursing practice so we can highlight the remarkable accomplishments of you and your colleagues in every care setting and at every career stage.

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Over 130 titles from Oxford University Press available

Over 130 titles from Oxford University Press available

Health Education England’s national NHS Knowledge and Library Services team is funding online access to over 130 titles published by Oxford University Press (OUP). The e-books are particularly useful for NHS medical staff and students on placement.

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Been transferred to Office 365?

Been transferred to Office 365?

Not sure how it all works...?   Wonder where menu items have moved to…?  Want to improve your IT skills...?

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Virtual dementia tour is coming to Derbyshire during this year’s Dementia Action Week

Virtual dementia tour is coming to Derbyshire during this year’s Dementia Action Week

A chance to “walk in the shoes of someone living with dementia”.

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Covid-19 redeployment feedback wanted

Covid-19 redeployment feedback wanted

Over the last few months/year, a number of colleagues have been redeployed into different roles or teams to help support the Covid-19 pandemic and we hope that this has been an enjoyable experience enabling individuals to work in areas they may not have had the opportunity to work in before. A number of colleagues have now returned back to their service and the Pandemic Response Unit (PRU) would like to hold a couple of feedback sessions on MS Teams in the next few weeks for individuals to share any feedback (good and bad) on their redeployment experience. These are taking place on:

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Attention all smartcard users!

Attention all smartcard users!

NHS Digital are making some changes to the Care Identify Service (CIS) which will mean that all smartcard services will be unavailable 7 - 10 May 2021 while the work is carried out. More here.

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Thank you Sarah Hopkinson!

Thank you Sarah Hopkinson!

A huge thankyou to Sarah Hopkinson, pictured here on the left, who helped us set up the Derbyshire post Covid-19 clinic at short notice. She supported the set up alongside her own day job to help and she definitely went more than the extra mile. Sarah has now handed over to Heather Spencer, on the right, who has become the clinic co-ordinator. Thank you Sarah!

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New for leaders this week…

New for leaders this week…

We are inviting all leaders to join us for a short conversation about your learning and development needs and shaping our leadership strategy.   

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Microsoft Suite - N365 upgrade

Microsoft Suite - N365 upgrade

N365 is the up-to-date version of the Microsoft Suite specifically licensed for NHS use. The upgrade is mandatory. Read more here.
 

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What Matters to you? Learning sessions.

What Matters to you? Learning sessions.

Join us on virtual interactive learning sessions taking place during the National Dying Matters and Dementia Action weeks 10 - 14 and the 17 - 23 May 2021. A key theme of the sessions will be “What Matters to you”.

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