My DCHS Blog

: My DCHS Blog 14/02/2017

Snacking solutions with Jamie Broadley, staff wellbeing lead

Snacking solutions with Jamie Broadley, staff wellbeing lead

We all love a quick snack and it can be an unfortunate fact of modern life that we have to grab and go with some of our meals as we dash between patient visits or meetings. 

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Heanor’s rebirth!

Heanor’s rebirth!

A new era is dawning in healthcare in Heanor – with a brand new health centre set to open its doors to care for today’s residents and future generations of local people.

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Congratulations to our school-age immunisation team – winners of the Nursing Times Team of the Year 2017 Award!

Congratulations to our school-age immunisation team – winners of the Nursing Times Team of the Year 2017 Award!

Our DCHS school-age immunisation team were named last night as winners of the prestigious national Nursing Times Team of the Year 2017 Award!

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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 executive team, 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. 

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A cuppa with Stephanie Merrick

A cuppa with Stephanie Merrick

We give a warm welcome to the latest face of information governance and take some time out to get to know Stephanie Merrick.

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Sliding doors at Ilkeston Community Hospital …with Nicola Kirk-Pitts

Sliding doors at Ilkeston Community Hospital …with Nicola Kirk-Pitts

A few months ago a lovely post appeared on the DCHS Trust Facebook page from a DCHS colleague sharing her good news “I was really inspired by a story in the previous edition I was reading, I am newly qualified and due to come back to DCHS in September – it feels like home!” We liked the post and we knew we needed to meet this lady and find out more!

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Derbyshire LGBT+ Celebrates Black History Month

Derbyshire LGBT+ Celebrates Black History Month

Derbyshire LGBT+ are proud to announce a free event to celebrate Black History Month.   On the 31st October, Blaise, a social support group based at Derbyshire LGBT+ for LGBT+ people from all nations, will be hosting a talk from Greg Pickup looking at black and ethnic minority LGBT+ history in Derbyshire as part of the Other Stories Project.   Ian Robson, CEO of Derbyshire LGBT+ said “It’s hugely important to us as the only LGBT+ support and advocacy charity for Derbyshire to celebrate Black History Month.  So often history is whitewashed, and notable events and individuals are overlooked, leading to a biased view of our county’s history.  Anyone LGBT+ from a black or ethnic minority background is welcome with us for support and to connect with others through Blaise, which meets fortnightly.  I look forward to this event celebrating black LGBT+ history in Derbyshire.”   The evening will be held at Derbyshire LGBT+, 7 Bram ...

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George’s money saving tips

George’s money saving tips

Welcome back to the third instalment of my money saving tips. Is it that time already?! Dare I say it… in this issue we will be looking at Christmas shopping tips! 

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5 minutes with Nick Cooper, Senior Physiotherapist

5 minutes with Nick Cooper, Senior Physiotherapist

It’s time to take 5 minutes and catch up with Nick Cooper, our senior physiotherapist in the High Peak

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