News and Notices

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

The date of 17 May was specifically chosen to commemorate the World Health Organization’s decision in 1990 to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.

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Surprise visit by Health Secretary Matt Hancock to Ilkeston Community Hospital

Surprise visit by Health Secretary Matt Hancock to Ilkeston Community Hospital

It isn’t every day that Health Secretary Matt Hancock pops in to thank DCHS staff for their tremendous hard work over the past year. But he did just that at the end of last Tuesday afternoon in a private visit to Ilkeston Community Hospital requested by local Erewash MP Maggie Throup who also accompanied him.

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Coming up in staff wellbeing...

Coming up in staff wellbeing...

The Fertility Talk - Wednesday 12 May at 3.00pm on Teams Adam Balen (Professor of Reproductive Medicine, Leeds Teaching NHS Hospital) and Grace Dugdale (Reproductive Biologist) wil be leading a presentation to cover general reproductive health, preconception care, fertility and menstrual health.

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Covid-19 fundraising for India

Covid-19 fundraising for India

BAPIO India COVID Fund. In collaboration with DAUK, APNA NHS, Akshaya Patra, BINA in order to;

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Needlesticks and sharps injuries

Needlesticks and sharps injuries

Posters and stickers for your sharps boxes are now on their way to your sites, please look out for these at reception. We would really appreciate your help by displaying these posters in staff facing areas and stickers are applied to the sharp's boxes currently in your store rooms and as they are delivered - either on the lid  or on the front of the box underneath the main white sticker. More information can be found on My DCHS under the H&S section. Click here to find out more.

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Quality conversations take 5 minutes

Quality conversations take 5 minutes

When time is short and we’re under pressure, we can feel like we’re missing out on chances to learn and develop new skills. Unfortunately, this is also often the time when we’d really appreciate some new ideas to support us with our work.

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Remote consultations - ask anything

Remote consultations - ask anything

If you would like support, ideas or advice about using remote consultations, you can take part in our new monthly 'Ask Anything' session! Drop in and stay for as long as you like - share experiences, hear other people’s stories or ask anything. Next session is: Thursday 27 May 1.30pm – 2.30pm. Please contact hannah.wild@nhs.net for details or an invite.

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Derbyshire Research Engagement event - 24 May

Derbyshire Research Engagement event - 24 May

Engagement event for AHP’s, nurses, midwives, ACP's and HC'S

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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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Coming up for leaders...

Coming up for leaders...

Leaders conversations We would like to hear as many voices as possible to help inform our strategy, opinions on our learning courses and programmes, and what you would like to see going forward. Please take 5 minutes to complete our quick questionnaire, by clicking here.

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