20 May 2013 16:01:18
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is one of many organisations around the country that are supporting ‘It’s OK to ask’ – a new campaign led by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).
13 May 2013 15:21:31
Once in a life time quadruplets, who have made medical history after being born from a single embryo - the first time this has ever happened in Britain, are being cared for in the Special Care Baby Unit at Rotherham Hospital, part of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.
09 May 2013 13:53:55
This year’s Global Hand Hygiene Day took place on Sunday 5th May, and to support the occasion, this week The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s (TRFT’s) Infection Prevention and Control team hosted a number of awareness sessions to educate and inform visitors, relatives and staff of the importance of hand hygiene, relating to both patient contact and contact with the environment.
09 May 2013 13:45:41
Medical simulation provides medical students and staff with a ‘lifelike’ experience of performing operations and procedures on sophisticated human manikins within a simulated clinical setting. To further improve the simulation experience the TRFT Simulation team is taking their manikins on the road. Clinical Educat
09 May 2013 13:33:25
Guide Dogs recently launched the new ‘My Guide’ service in Rotherham Hospital’s Community Corner to recruit volunteers to support people who are blind or visually impaired in Rotherham who may not have the confidence or support to get out and about.
09 May 2013 13:23:18
Maddie Ward, Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist has won a prestigious Silver Shire Haematology Innovation and Nurse Excellence Award (SHINE) in recognition for one of her clinics.
09 May 2013 13:18:28
It was a great result for the Millers when their win against Aldershot saw them promoted to Npower League One.
23 April 2013 11:30:47
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is looking at ways to improve beds and mattresses to make sure that patients are as comfortable as possible while they are an inpatient at TRFT.
23 April 2013 11:17:10
Every year an estimated 152,000 people in the UK have a stroke which can affect anyone, no matter what their age.
16 April 2013 10:55:52
The Minister for Public Health, Anna Soubry MP, visited BreathingSpace on the 15 April to see the great work that takes place at the Centre and to meet with staff and service users.
12 April 2013 10:24:55
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is advising members of the public not to visit a family member or friend at Rotherham Hospital unless it is essential as it is encountering an increase in cases of Norovirus.
09 April 2013 10:40:21
The A&E department at Rotherham Hospital, part of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT), has in line with other areas in South Yorkshire, seen a dramatic surge in patient numbers recently, but often those with less serious ailments could have been treated more quickly elsewhere.
09 April 2013 10:34:03
About 127,000 people in the UK are living with Parkinson’s disease which is a condition in which part of the brain becomes progressively more damaged over many years (a progressive neurological condition).
27 March 2013 11:23:11
As part of the national Friends and Family Test campaign which is launched across the UK this week, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is asking patients to feedback on whether they would recommend their services to their loved ones if they needed treatment.
27 March 2013 11:11:42
Congratulations to Paul Chapman, Head of Community Clinical systems, Carol Evans, Senior Community Practitioner District Nurse and SystmOne SuperUser, Paula Boyer, District Nurse and Peter Clarkson, SystmOne Clinical IT System Specialist/ IT Project Manager, who were all nominated and shortlisted for awards at the Yorkshire and Humber Programme for IT Health Informatics Stars Awards.
27 March 2013 11:08:48
The Trust recently welcomed the Bishop of Sheffield, Steven Croft, to Rotherham Hospital to visit the Chaplaincy team and have a tour of the chapel.
27 March 2013 11:06:46
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease which commonly affects the lungs. Cases of TB in England are slowly rising, so specialist staff in Rotherham are trying to help raise awareness of this condition. As part of World Stop TB Day on 24th March 2013 they will be putting up displays and giving advice to further raise awareness about the disease.
22 March 2013 12:10:34
The Rotherham Hospital Easter Fair will take place on Thursday 28 March, 10am – 3pm at Rotherham Hospital’s Community Corner (main entrance, C level).
19 March 2013 10:47:35
Jill Roberts, B3 Ward Manager at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) recently gave a presentation to over 500 delegates at the annual British Hip Society Conference in Bristol.
19 March 2013 10:08:29
The Phlebotomy Department at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has been making some small simple changes with their waste disposal that are leading to savings for the Trust.
15 March 2013 15:38:30
Just as airline pilots learn to fly a plane using a simulated cockpit, doctors can learn many of the skills they need on a range of hi-tech simulators.
05 March 2013 16:45:45
Rotherham residents could collectively become £12 MILLION better off each year - if everyone who smokes in the town decides to give up and ‘Swap Fags for Swag’.
05 March 2013 16:17:23
An upgrade to the SystmOne electronic patient record used by GP Practices and clinical units in the Rotherham health community is greatly benefiting patients as all organisations using the system are now able to share clinical patient information much easier and quicker, with permission of the patient.
01 March 2013 16:11:23
Today (1st March 2013) The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) has shared a Collective Consultation Update with its staff and unions.