News and Notices


Enteral Feeding: ‘A Patient and Professional Perspective’ Study Day

Enteral Feeding: ‘A Patient and Professional Perspective’ Study Day

Monday 30 April 2018, Rivermead Training Centre, Northern General Hospital

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Joined Up Care Derbyshire Leadership Conference

Joined Up Care Derbyshire Leadership Conference

The East Midlands Leadership Academy is working in partnership with the Joined Up Derbyshire OD Group to provide support to the STP and are pleased to announce the date of the first Joined Up Care Derbyshire Leadership Conference.

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Do you know what to do if a Carer tells you they have caring responsibilities?

Do you know what to do if a Carer tells you they have caring responsibilities?

Carers have recently told us that they struggle to access support and they don’t know where to turn at times of crisis or when needing to meet their own health needs. As staff we can help Carers by following the Ask – Record – Engage procedure with every person we come into contact with:

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Patient Safety Thermometer

Patient Safety Thermometer

In response to operational teams requesting a reduction in bureaucratic reporting, we have made a decision to cease monthly Patient Safety Thermometer audits and reporting.

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Download the HANDi app for advice on childhood illnesses

Download the HANDi app for advice on childhood illnesses

Download the new “HANDi” app today for advice and support for parents carers when your baby or child is unwell. You can get straightforward and simple advice on the following conditions:

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‘Let’s Talk About Sex!’ Sexual Health Service Network Events

‘Let’s Talk About Sex!’ Sexual Health Service Network Events

The online registration is open now for bookings to our exciting and forthcoming network events. The ‘Let’s Talk About Sex!’ events are aimed at people working with 13 – 24 year olds and will cover a range of topics exploring the sexual health issues affecting young people. Our own experts and invited guest speakers will help deliver an informative, motivational and inspiring network event. Join us at one of the events to find out how you can further support and empower young people’s emotional and sexual health development. The events take place on Weds 18 April (County venue) and 2 May (City venue). To find out more and to book a place at one of the events please visit our website: http://bit.ly/2tcCOXj

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VOIP - retrieving voicemail and remote call forwarding

VOIP - retrieving voicemail and remote call forwarding

Info on how to set up voicemail, what ID number of the phone is and setting up your pin is in the attached user guide at the end of page 3. Further userguides for VOIP phones are also available on the VOIP / VONE-C Information and Support page.

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4 x 4 support in bad weather

4 x 4 support in bad weather

The Trust has access to a limited amount of 4x4 vehicles; subsequently, requests for support will only be considered if the care of a vulnerable person is in jeopardy. An example of this would be: there is urgent clinical need for a Community Nurse to get out to a vulnerable patient in an area affected by snow/ice.

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DCHS thank you, time and tea party

DCHS thank you, time and tea party

Our DCHS thank you, time and tea parties are a new reward and recognition scheme, hosted by the Board, running every quarter, to celebrate and thank staff by inviting them to take some time out and enjoy tea and cakes with colleagues and friends. Our first 2018 cohort of nominees were a combination of staff who had been nominated and staff who were receiving their long service award. They all took some well-deserved time out to celebrate and here they are...

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