News and Notices

Leadership training

Leadership training

As part of the People Plan, Long-Term Plan and PCN maturity matrix we are currently offering a number of leadership development programmes on our website. If you are interested in the leadership development you can sign up here or going here for more information.

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Long service award

Long service award

From September 2021 you will no longer need to apply for your long service award with DCHS by completing an application form, you will now automatically receive your award as you reach each of your milestones.

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Support for carers

Support for carers

Derbyshire Carers Association are advertising two new training opportunities. 

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Flexible working policy updates

Flexible working policy updates

From Monday 13 September 2021, section 33 of the NHS terms and conditions of service handbook will be updated to include the right for NHS employees to request flexible working from day one.

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Free text fields on Datix

Free text fields on Datix

When completing the incident description, action taken and managers investigation (free text) fields within Datix, please ensure that abbreviations, acronyms or names of people are not used in these fields. A full guide is here.

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Congratulations to our newly qualified specialist community public health nurses

Congratulations to our newly qualified specialist community public health nurses

Well done to those who have completed the SCPHN course at either Sheffield Hallam or Derby University and showcased their work at a recent meet and greet day to welcome in this year’s students. They have all completed their specialist community public health nurse course in either health visiting or school nursing and we wish them luck in their careers as they take up their new posts in teams across the county.

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How has Covid-19 impacted your health and wellbeing?

How has Covid-19 impacted your health and wellbeing?

What has been helpful and what has not been helpful for your mental health?

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New health service discounts

New health service discounts

Check out some deals for life!

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Change of email addresses for people services

Change of email addresses for people services

For all queries relating to bank, agency and Covid bank  dchst.peopleresourceteam@nhs.net

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Join TV's Mr Gameshow Roy Walker for the ZSA Big Quiz

Join TV's Mr Gameshow Roy Walker for the ZSA Big Quiz

Roy Walker, host of the iconic ITV show Catchphrase in the 1980s and 1990s, will be joined by soap stars and celebrities for The Big Quiz on Friday 10 September in support of the Zero Suicide Alliance (ZSA).  Streamed online at 7.30pm on World Suicide Prevention Day, The Big Quiz is open to everyone with access to a computer, tablet or phone. You’ll be challenged by Coronation Street’s DS Swain (Vicky Myers), TV Gladiator Vogue (Suzie Cox) and TV and radio presenter Dan Westwood, amongst others, in 10 rounds of fun from song lyrics to geography.  

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