Old and redundant computers have been donated by Whittington Health NHS Trust to a charity which recycles them into life changing solutions for people living challenging lives here in the UK and across the globe.
On Monday 10 December 2018 Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, announced that the NHS England Perceptions of Nursing programme is being re-named ‘Nursing Now England’ and this key piece of work is being aligned with the ‘Global Nursing Now’ campaign which also aims to raise the status and profile of nursing.
New digital technology which replaces old-fashioned paper charts at the end of patients’ beds is now being used in all of Whittington Hospital’s adult wards after the fastest ever implementation of the system. The trust is also investing in more new technology that it hopes will replace over 1 million pieces of paper each year.
Colette Datt, a Nurse Consultant in Children and Young People’s services at Whittington Health NHS Trust took home the Nurse Leader of the Year Award at the 2018 Nursing Times Awards which were held this week.
A team at Whittington Health NHS Trust, was delighted to be awarded ‘Highly Commended’ for its work to prevent patients from developing dangerous blood clots whilst in hospital at the recent prestigious Anticoagulation Achievement Awards, for ‘Best Work in Prevention of Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT).
A team that supports children with life threatening or limiting conditions and a specialist nurse, who was instrumental in setting up a globally recognised Thalassemia service, were amongst 15 individuals and teams who took home trophies at Whittington Health NHS Trust’s Annual Staff Awards which took place on Friday evening.
Whittington Health Lower Urinary Tract Symptom Service (LUTS) Service is run at Hornsey Central Health Centre. The service has been closed to new patients since October 2015. The service continues to treat patients that were already patients of the clinic.