News and Notices

You can now complete all your safeguarding training online

You can now complete all your safeguarding training online

We're pleased to announce that you will now be able to complete your Think Family Level 2 safeguarding training via e-learning rather than in a face-to-face classroom. As you're all aware Covid-19 has changed the way in which we learn, and to maintain your knowledge and keep your patients safe, please complete the following e-learning courses which will provide you with these skills:

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Staff swab testing

Staff swab testing

The process for staff swabbing has changed to make it easier for you to arrange your own test. From Monday 22 June Trust referrals for swabbing will be switched off and all colleagues who require a Covid swab will need to book a test through the national self-referral Government Gateway. 

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Suzanne's redeployment story

Suzanne's redeployment story

Read here, the redeployment story of Suzanne Cutts, who has swapped her usual role as a school nurse to now working on an adult rehad ward at Clay Cross Hospital and how she's found it to be a positive experience for her.

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Helping people to make decisions

Helping people to make decisions

There’s no change to the use of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) during Covid-19, but the restrictions and use of PPE do present a challenge for staff in practice.

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Owen Taylor Butchers pop up shops every week

Owen Taylor Butchers pop up shops every week

Owen Taylors Butchers will be holding a pop-up shop this week at Walton Hospital and Ilkeston Hospital.

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Creed Foodservice Ilkeston 5% NHS discount

Creed Foodservice Ilkeston 5% NHS discount

Creed Foodservice has launched a Click & Collect service for local communities during this challenging time.

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Struggling to access daily food essentials?

Struggling to access daily food essentials?

A food collection service for NHS workers in the Chesterfield and High Peak areas is now available.

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Free food and drink provision for staff

Free food and drink provision for staff

Given the well documented challenges accessing essential food supplies from local supermarkets, we've been working to provide staff across the county with access to free food and drink, with a particular focus on our sites without in-house dining facilities. We’re pleased to let you know that we have been able to extend our free food and drink offer to a larger number of our sites across the county.

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Join in the conversation with our COVID-19 Facebook group

Join in the conversation with our COVID-19 Facebook group

Please share and join in the conversation.

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Seeking expression of interest in the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole programme

Seeking expression of interest in the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole programme

We are currently seeking expressions of interest in the opportunity to apply for a place on the NHS Leadership Academy Mary Seacole programme with colleagues from across Derbyshire.

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