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£750k funding boost for technology at Rotherham health Trust

10 December 2018

Patients and healthcare workers in Rotherham are set to benefit from a £750k investment in technology to introduce a new electronic prescription system. The Health Minister Stephen Hammond, recently announced that The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is one of an initial group of 13 Trusts who are rece

Carol singers light up Charity Christmas Fair

07 December 2018

Toddlers and teenagers singing festive carols at the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Christmas Fair helped to raise £1074.52 for patients and their families.

Marvellous murals set to revamp Rotherham’s Special Care Baby Unit

07 December 2018

An artist with a flair for inspiring youngsters with her creative designs will be swapping the schoolroom for Rotherham Hospital when she begins work on transforming the Special Care Baby Unit.

National HIV Testing Week 2018

15 November 2018

National HIV Testing Week starts on Saturday 17 November 2018 and Rotherham’s Integrated Sexual Health Service is encouraging people to get tested. National HIV Testing Week is a flagship campaign to encourage testing and therefore reduce the number of people that are undiagnosed or diagnosed at a late

Our 2018 Proud Award winners!

14 November 2018

On Thursday evening, more than 250 colleagues came together to celebrate the fantastic achievements of our Proud Award winners and shortlisted nominees.

Keeping Rotherham people safe throughout the winter

14 November 2018

A local car dealership has loaned The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust a 4x4 vehicle for the eighth year in a row to use over the winter period. Guy Salmon, based in Sheffield, recently delivered the Land Rover Discovery which will be used by the Trust’s Estates team. It will be used to ensure that the tea

Pledge your support for NHS Charity Christmas Fair

13 November 2018

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity will be hosting its annual Christmas Fair this December with crafters, bakers and fundraisers being sought to boost the festive spirit.

First Higher Apprenticeship graduates celebrate regional first

13 November 2018

Higher apprentices at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust are among the first group to complete a new pilot training programme in a regional first for healthcare employers. Sixty-eight Trainee Assistant Practitioners (TAPs) at eight healthcare providers in South Yorkshire have achieved the Healthcare Assi

Rotherham health worker through to national finals

04 November 2018

A talented Rotherham health worker is competing in the national finals of the World Skills competition later this month following his success in the regional heats earlier in the year. Abiola Lugboso, aged 29 and lives in Brinsworth, works as a Therapy Support Worker at The Rotherham NHS Foundation

#TRFTProud of our shortlisted nominees

01 November 2018

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has sent in their nominations for our Proud Awards 2018. Your nominations help us to identify exceptional NHS colleagues who pull out all the stops to deliver first class community and hospital services across our boroug

‘Big Pink’ party set to raise funds for Rotherham’s Breast Cancer Service

19 October 2018

A nurse who has bravely battled breast cancer hopes to raise awareness about the importance of attending breast cancer screening appointments as well as raising money to help patients at Rotherham Hospital.

Friends successful Camino challenge for Purple Butterfly Appeal

17 October 2018

Pals Gary Swift and David Critchlow donned their walking shoes to tackle one of the world’s most spectacular pilgrimages to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Musical medley to help raise funds for hospital charity

15 October 2018

The Thurcroft Musical Theatre Group will be raising the roof with songs from popular musicals to help raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Waverley’s scarecrows outstanding in their field

12 October 2018

Where else could you meet Wonder Woman, Ziggy Stardust and James Bond? The Waverley Events Team provided all this and more when they hosted their first ever Scarecrow Festival.

Artists sought for special hospital commission

11 October 2018

Artists and illustrators are being sought by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity to enhance the Special Care Baby Unit’s homely and welcoming atmosphere for families and their new-borns.

Trust team is top in the region

05 October 2018

The Clinical Radiology Team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust have won the regional ‘Team of the Year’ award from The Society of Radiographers, and are now through to the UK finals. The team were nominated by radiographer Brydie Shires, who had recently joined the team from another Trust. For

Mayor makes his fundraising debut at Rotherham Hospital

03 October 2018

Patients, their families and colleagues from The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust were invited to share cakes, goodies, competitions and raffle prizes with Dr Ted and the Mayor of Rotherham, Councillor Alan Buckley.

Charity cavalcade raises the roof for Purple Butterfly Appeal

27 September 2018

Theatre goers took a step back in time to celebrate the Edwardian era’s most famous music, opera and panto at a special show to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal.

Baby memorial service

19 September 2018

The Chaplaincy team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is holding its annual baby memorial service at 3pm on Saturday 13 October 2018 in the Chapel on C level of Rotherham Hospital.

Top accolade in health and safety

14 September 2018

Earlier this year, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust became the first Trust in the country to be awarded the Gold Medal in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards

Charity team on their marks for Sheffield 10K

11 September 2018

The start line is nearly in sight for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s team of steel-spirited fundraisers as they prepare for the Run for All Sheffield 10K.

Celebrating a great day for Dr Ted at Parkgate

22 August 2018

    Shoppers and employees at Parkgate Shopping Centre had a great day raising money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Dr Ted children’s appeal.

Ain’t no mountain high enough for fundraisers

21 August 2018

A daring mum and her 10-year-old son scaled the dizzy heights of Snowdon to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Cancer survivor inspires fundraising challenges

15 August 2018

An ‘inspirational’ cancer patient teamed up with her colleagues, family and friends to raise £4,763 for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

You are invited to have your say on our Quality Priorities

15 August 2018

Every year The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust develops a set of Quality Improvement Priorities for the year ahead. These priorities help ensure that there is a continuous drive to improve the quality of care provided for our patients. We are now considering what our Quality Improvement Priorities should be for 2

Local men urged to come to life-saving screening event

07 August 2018

The Mechanics Institute in Wentworth will be hosting an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) screening clinic for men aged 65 and above on Friday 31 August.

Sponsorship sought for 125km Purple Butterfly Appeal pilgrimage

25 July 2018

Best friends Gary Swift and David Critchlow will be taking part in one of the world’s most spectacular pilgrimages to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal.

Hospital’s new books speak volumes about health and wellbeing

24 July 2018

The Patients’ Library at Rotherham Hospital has been boosted by 120 new books thanks to the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity and Health Education England.

Trust to hold open day for nurses of the future

23 July 2018

A team of experienced nurses is calling for the next generation of nurses to join The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

Getting ready to meet the next generation of nurses

16 July 2018

Our team is gearing up to be at the Sheffield Hallam University Careers Fair on 18 July where they will share all that's great about nursing at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.

Nursing opportunities up for grabs at recruitment event

11 July 2018

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is looking for nurses to join its dedicated, caring services and is holding a recruitment event on Tuesday 17 July, 3pm-8pm at Rotherham Hospital.

Charity kits out patients with life-saving messages in a bottle

10 July 2018

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has re-launched its life-saving Message in a Bottle scheme to help provide emergency services with crucial medical information about elderly and vulnerable patients.

Two Rotherham healthcare teams make the shortlist

09 July 2018

Two teams at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted in the 2018 Nursing Times Awards.

 

Happy 70th Birthday to the NHS!

06 July 2018

On 5 July 1948, Aneurin Bevan, the then Minister for Health, launched the NHS in Park Hospital, Manchester (now Trafford General Hospital). Today, the 70th birthday of the NHS, colleagues throughout the Trust and across the country have been celebrating this much loved institution. This article summarises some of the events and activities that have been taking place at the Trust to mark the occasion.

Friends and family unite in memory of golf-mad Jake

04 July 2018

The friends and family of an 18-year-old who passed away at Rotherham Hospital are inviting keen golfers to take part in a charity tournament to be held in his memory.


Three Rotherham community nurses receive prestigious award

26 June 2018

Three community nurses working for The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised for their commitment to nursing at a ceremony held in London yesterday (25 June).

Qualified nurse recruitment event

21 June 2018

 Are you a qualified nurse? We have some exciting opportunities in our Acute Medical Unit (AMU) for qualified Band 5 nurses.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust welcomes you!

20 June 2018

Your local NHS Trust is inviting members of the public to hear about how it has performed over the last year at its Annual Members’ Meeting (AMM) 2018. 

“They have enabled him to see his children grow into adults…”

20 June 2018

Patients, carers and colleagues are being urged to nominate their health care heroes for recognition in The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s 2018 Proud Awards.

Curtain call for Purple Butterfly Appeal show

19 June 2018

The traditional sounds of the Edwardian music hall era will be brought to life this summer to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal.

Car park maintenance at Rotherham Hospital - Sunday 17 and Monday 18 June

14 June 2018

Please be aware that on Sunday 17 June and Monday 18 June there will be road works taking place in the main public car park at Rotherham Hospital. Clear diversions will be in place during this time however please consider this when planning your journey and allow for any slight delays. Any patients

Magic tricks and ward visits a treat for Mayor of Rotherham

12 June 2018

The Mayor of Rotherham helped to spread a little magic at Rotherham Hospital during his first official visit to celebrate his support for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Dr Ted children’s appeal.

Award success for Trust HR analytics

12 June 2018

The HR Systems and Compliance team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has won a prestigious national award at the Healthcare People Management Association (HPMA) Awards 2018. The award, in the HR Analytics category, was in recognition of how the Trust has reduced non-medical agency spend by 28% as a

Proud Awards 2018

07 June 2018

Patients, carers and colleagues are being urged to nominate their health care heroes for recognition in The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s 2018 Proud Awards.

Drink 8 to hydrate

06 June 2018

The Nutrition and Dietetics team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is holding a series of nutrition and hydration events to highlight National Dietitians Week (4-8 June 2018). Staff and patients are able to visit the team’s interactive stand in the main entrance area of the hospital each day this we

Sing-along for Stroke Awareness!

25 May 2018

As part of ‘Make May Purple’ Action on Stroke month, on Tuesday (22 May) the Stroke Team and colleagues at the Trust held a sing-along event in Rotherham Hospital Main Entrance.

Mayor provides un-bear-lievable support for children’s appeal

22 May 2018

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s children’s appeal mascot Dr Ted has won his biggest fan yet thank to the new Mayor of Rotherham, Councillor Alan Buckley.

Fundraisers at the heart of life saving machine - Fellows family case study

17 May 2018

The Rotherham Heart Scanner Appeal reached its target of £103,990.59 thanks to the family and friends of Tom Fellows, who sadly passed away aged 19 following an undiagnosed heart condition.

Fundraisers at the heart of life saving machine

17 May 2018

A state-of-the-art new heart scanner is helping to save lives thanks to a successful fundraising campaign by the British Heart Foundation and The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Independent report calls on South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and Chesterfield hospitals to work together even more closely

09 May 2018

An Independent Review set up to ensure people across South Yorkshire, Bassetlaw and Chesterfield continue to receive excellent hospital services now and into the future has made a series of recommendations in a report published on the 9 th May. The Hospital Services Review (HSR) Report strongly reco

National Breast Screening Issue

03 May 2018

You may be aware NHS England have advised that some women in England did not receive invitations for a final routine breast cancer screening between the ages of 68 and 71 between 2009 and 2018. All women affected will be contacted by Public Health England by the end of May with an appointment date and time to at

Charity and midwife work in tandem for Dr Ted

01 May 2018

A daredevil fundraiser has set herself a sky-high challenge to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Dr Ted Children’s Appeal.

Inspiring marathon runner celebrates fundraising success

27 April 2018

A dedicated nurse pounded the streets of the capital in the world’s biggest road race to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal.

Manufacturing firm show their steel spirit for Purple Butterfly Appeal

23 April 2018

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is one step closer to realising its ambition to provide another Purple Butterfly room at Rotherham Hospital thanks to a donation from Outokumpu Stainless Limited.

Local man shares bowel cancer story

17 April 2018

A South Yorkshire man is sharing his bowel cancer journey to encourage others to visit their GP if they have symptoms. Michael Gray, from Rotherham, was finally diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2013 after ignoring his symptoms for months. He is telling his story in the hope that he can encourage other

Hitting the high notes for World Voice Day

17 April 2018

The main entrance of Rotherham Hospital was filled with the voices of talented students earlier this week in recognition of World Voice Day on 16 April. More than 20 musical theatre and dance students from Rotherham College’s joined Speech and Language Therapists from The Rotherham NHS Foundation Tru

Fundraiser does a world of good for charities

16 April 2018

Colleagues, fundraisers and volunteers at Rotherham Hospital united on World Parkinson’s Day to raise awareness and funds for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal and Parkinson’s’ UK.

Your Choice Members Magazine 2018

04 April 2018

Welcome to the 2018 edition of Your Choice, our annual Members’ magazine.

Fundraisers spring into action for Purple Butterfly Appeal

21 March 2018

Spring was in the air at Rotherham Hospital when volunteers, crafters and the Easter bunny joined forces to raise £562.49 for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal.

40 years caring for our community!

16 March 2018

On Tuesday 6 March, with the help of colleagues and the Mayor of Rotherham, Cllr Eve Keenan, we launched our 40 year anniversary celebrations. This day marked 40 years to the day since we first opened our doors to patients on 6 March 1978.

Rotherham Integrated Sexual Health Service Closed this Weekend

14 March 2018

Rotherham Integrated Sexual Health Service at Rotherham Hospital will be closed on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March due to the installation of a new IT system. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Alternative services you can access are: Mesmac – 11 Mansfield Road S60 2DR Ser

Do you have any family of friends who may be interested in being a Public Governor?

09 March 2018

If so, Public Governor Elections commence on 9 March 2018 The constituencies where elections will be held in 2018 are: Rotherham North, 1 seat Keppel, Rotherham West, Wingfield (Thorpe Hesley, Kimberworth Park, Greasbrough, Masbrough) Wentworth North, 2 seats Hoober, Swinton, Wath

Breast Cancer Survivor encourages mammograms this Mother’s Day

08 March 2018

A brave lady from Rotherham who has been given the all clear after a fight with Breast Cancer is hoping her story will encourage local women to take up their breast screening appointments.

Update on outpatient appointments at Rotherham Hospital

02 March 2018

Outpatient appointments at Rotherham Hospital will be running as normal from Saturday 3 March.

Update on Integrated Sexual Health Services over the weekend

01 March 2018

In view of the current adverse weather conditions, our Integrated Sexual Health Services will be closed this weekend, but want to ensure you remain safe during this period - click here for details.

Cancelled appointments at Rotherham Hospital - Thursday 1 March and Friday 2 March

01 March 2018

Due to the current severe weather conditions, and in line with general safety advice which is being issued to the public around travelling, we are advising patients not to attend the hospital site unless they require urgent or emergency care.

Save the date for the Charity Spring Fair

26 February 2018

Spring will be in the air at Rotherham Hospital when volunteers, crafters and fundraisers join forces to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal.

Help us celebrate our 40 year Anniversary!

26 February 2018

Do you have memories of Rotherham Hospital in years gone by? Rotherham Hospital, on its current site on Moorgate Road, first opened its doors to patients on 6 March 1978 and we are using this date in 2018 to formally launch the Trust’s 40 year and the NHS 70 year anniversary celebrations. On Tuesday 6 Marc

Charity spreads a little magic at Rotherham Hospital

20 February 2018

Poorly children being cared for at Rotherham Hospital are receiving tricks alongside their treatment thanks to a magician funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Volunteers’ blooming lovely fundraising idea

15 February 2018

Green-fingered volunteers of all ages will be digging deep for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity again this year when they sow and sell a host of beautiful blooms and vegetables – all with a purple hue.

Runners urged to show their steel spirit for Purple Butterfly Appeal

07 February 2018

Fundraisers with a flair for tackling Sheffield’s infamous seven hills are being sought to take part in the Run for All Sheffield 10 to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Car manufacturer goes the extra mile for charity

31 January 2018

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is one step closer to introducing a fourth Purple Butterfly room at Rotherham Hospital thanks to a year of fundraising by employees at Toyoda Gosei.

On your marks, get set…dough!

24 January 2018

All bets are on Joanne Clough reaching her fundraising target for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity at this year’s London Marathon following a race night held to help her reach her £2,000 goal.

Rotherham United Ladies encourage women to not fear their smears

17 January 2018

This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 to 28 January), Rotherham United Ladies Football Club (RULFC) has teamed up with their local cervical screening programme and together are urging the women of Rotherham to not fear their smear test. The players are helping to promote the important role cervical screenin

Quality Improvement Priorities showcase event

09 January 2018

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has developed nine Quality Improvement Priorities for 2018/19 to ensure that there is a continuous drive to improve the quality of care provided for our patients.

Service Advice as Health Services Experience Extreme Pressure

02 January 2018

LOCAL people are being urged to choose the right care for their symptoms, helping health services to help them to stay well and treat those most in need as health services go through an extremely busy time.

Diarrhoea and vomiting bugs: essential visiting only at Rotherham Hospital

22 December 2017

In winter, the number of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting increases in the local community. The Trust is currently dealing with a number of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting, including the ‘winter vomiting bug’ Norovirus, across six wards. To help prevent the spread of the illness, we ask visitors to only visit a fami

Rubie donates a treasure trove of books to hospital patients’ library

22 December 2017

A bookworm has honoured the memory of her grandma by donating a host of children’s books to the patients’ library at Rotherham Hospital.

Keeping Rotherham people safe this winter

21 December 2017

A local car dealership has loaned The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust a 4x4 vehicle for the seventh year in a row to use over the winter period.

Do you know where to go for health advice this Christmas? Stay well be choosing the right care, first time

19 December 2017

LOCAL people are being urged to choose the right care for their symptoms, helping health services to help them to stay well this Christmas and treat those most in need as health services go through an extremely busy time.

Fundraisers light up hospital at Charity Christmas Fair

15 December 2017

Festive fundraising at the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Christmas Fair raised £812.55 to help fund resources and equipment which make the lives of patients, and their families, better. The countdown to Christmas officially began at the annual event on Tuesday 5 December with a host of volunteers,

Melissa scoops bronze in national awards

13 December 2017

A talented Rotherham health worker has been recognised with a top prize at the finals of the World Skills UK competition. Melissa McTague, a Trainee Assistant Practitioner at Rotherham Hospital, won the bronze award following her success in the regional heats earlier this year. Melissa, who is undertaking her t

Congratulations to our Proud 2017 winners!

13 December 2017

Friday 1 December marked the annual Proud Awards where more than 200 health care professionals and NHS colleagues came together to celebrate their fantastic achievements.

New board to make life-saving swimming pool rescues

23 November 2017

New equipment designed to make swimming pool rescues at Park Rehabilitation Centre quicker and easier has been funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. 

Save the date for our Charity Christmas Fair

22 November 2017

Grab your tinsel and wear your festive jumper with pride – the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity will be hosting its annual Charity Christmas Fair this December. 

Acute Stroke Services Continue in Rotherham

17 November 2017

This week a decision has been made by the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups about the future of hyper acute stroke services across the South Yorkshire region. Hyper acute stroke treatment is the specialist treatment needed in the first 72 hours following a stroke. The decision means that initial hyper

Self Care Week 2017

13 November 2017

Self Care Week, 13 – 19 November, gives us all an opportunity to take a fresh look at our wellbeing and check we are prepped to face winter fighting fit! There are many ways we can look after ourselves by doing things like having a flu jab eating well, exercising and having the resources, like a well-stocked medicine

Rotherham health worker excels in World Skills competition

08 November 2017

A Trainee Assistant Practitioner at Rotherham Hospital will be vying for a top prize in the World Skills UK competition later this month. Melissa McTague, who is undertaking her training with Sheffield College, works on Ward B5 at the hospital. She entered the competition, which aims to find the best health and

Innovative ear care service wins national award

06 November 2017

A service providing improved ear care services for the over 55s in Rotherham has won a national award for its innovative approach. The Ear Care and Audiology Service at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust won the ‘Care of Older People’ category at the Nursing Times Awards which were held in London on 2 November.

Respiratory nurse receives royal recognition

03 November 2017

A Rotherham nurse’s dedication to improving the care available to people with respiratory conditions has been recognised as part of the Queen’s Nursing Institute awards. Gail Miles, Respiratory Nurse Consultant at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, was awarded The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for Out

Building better bonds between mums and babies

30 October 2017

Kind-hearted crafters have been busy sewing hearts to help premature babies and their parents create a special bond.

Baby Box University Announces its Partnership with Highways England at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Baby Box Programme Launch Event

30 October 2017

Baby Box University is proud to announce its partnership with Highways England, through embedding an educational video on the importance of car safety within all of the Baby Box University NHS syllabi in the UK. The announcement is made at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Free Baby Box launch. As of today all

#TRFTProud of our shortlisted nominees!

27 October 2017

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has sent in their nominations for our Proud Awards 2017. Your nominations help us to identify exceptional NHS colleagues who pull out all the stops to deliver first class community and hospital services across our borough, and we are now delighted to announce the shortlist.

Hospital launches new last minute appointments hotline

26 October 2017

If you are waiting for an out-patients appointment at Rotherham Hospital and can attend at short notice, you can now ring a special hotline to get an appointment sooner. The last-minute appointments hotline is on 01709 427520. Appointments often become available at short notice including on the same day. The hotlin

Help us change the lives of patients with your old ‘round pounds’

23 October 2017

Raid your piggy banks, check your coat pockets and behind the sofa – the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is appealing for your old £1 coins.
 

‘Wear it pink’ for Bobbie at hospital’s breast cancer fundraiser

23 October 2017

A nurse bravely battling breast cancer hopes to raise awareness about the importance of attending breast screening appointments as well as money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity at a fundraising event.
 

The sound of success for charity fundraiser

17 October 2017

A patient battling a rare cancer celebrated the end of his chemotherapy treatment and raising money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity by ringing a symbolic bell on Ward A6 at Rotherham Hospital.

 

Ferns ward helps patients regain independence

12 October 2017

Over recent months the Trust has been working closely with RDaSH (Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust) to provide the Ferns, a 12 bedded ward which provides some patients with specialised mental health care and cognitive rehabilitation needs following an admission to Rotherham Hospital. T

Health Village Pilot results in fewer hospital admissions

12 October 2017

The Rotherham Health Village pilot has resulted in fewer admissions to hospital compared with the Borough average. The pilot began in July 2016 and is located at the Health Village which is the base for Clifton Medical Centre and St Ann’s Practice. The team consists of GPs, the community matron service, district nur

Children set to benefit from Community Children’s Nursing Service pilot

12 October 2017

A new scheme was launched at the beginning of October by the Community Children’s Nursing Service. It aims to ensure children are managed and supported by the right healthcare staff, closer to home, whenever possible. The pilot, which will run for six months, will see the implementation of a rapid response team and

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