Flu drop-in clinics finish tomorrow If you haven’t seen it already, please take the time to watch Ashley Shaw, medical director, talking about the importance of having the flu vaccination for the safety of our staff, patients, friends and family during this week's 08:27 meeting. He also debunked some of the myths around the threat [...]
Flu last few days of drop-in clinics Ashley Shaw, medical director, talked about the importance of having the flu vaccination for the safety of our staff, patients, friends and family during yesterday's 08:27 meeting and debunked some of the myths around the threat of flu this winter. Drop-in clinics are in the Food Court from 07:00-18:00 until this Friday, 27 [...]
Important: Critical operational situation at Addenbrooke’s Hospital – Tuesday 24 November 2020 – 15:00
Dear colleagues, We’re currently facing a very serious situation for patients needing to be cared for in our hospital. Balancing the demand for urgent and emergency care with our elective surgery programme is becoming increasingly challenging and we’re seeing unacceptably long waits in our Emergency Department. We’ve lost over 100 beds this winter and nurse [...]
Today’s 08:27 was led by Roland Sinker, chief executive. The recording of the session is available below.
Significant shortfall in flu vaccination uptake at CUH It is of great concern and disappointment that only 60% of CUH staff have come forward to be vaccinated against flu this year. This is considerably short of the 80%+ figures we have achieved in recent years and which are needed to keep our patients, our colleagues [...]
Flu vaccination: LAST WEEK to protect yourself, your loved ones and patients – don’t delay, do it today This week is the last week of the flu drop-in clinics in the Food Court from 07:00-18:00 Monday to Friday. After this week, vaccinations will be available from local vaccinators, however, we urge all staff who have yet to have their [...]
Updated Covid-19 testing policy Every inpatient should now additionally be tested for Covid-19 at day 3 of admission. This is in line with new NHS England guidance. In summary, Covid-19 swabs are required on admission, day 3 and day 7 for all inpatients. Pre-admission swabs are required for elective patients. Routine swabs (pre-admission, day 3 [...]
Incident status update We are currently caring for 34 patients with Covid-19. 7 of these patients are in critical care and 27 are on our inpatient wards. There are 52 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Flu vaccination Flu drop-in clinics are being held in the Food Court and are open from 07:00-18:00 Monday to [...]
Incident status update We are currently caring for 32 patients with Covid-19. 7 of these patients are in critical care and 25 are on our inpatient wards. There are 34 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Flu vaccination: Protect yourself, your loved ones and patients – don’t delay, do it today Flu drop-in clinics are continuing [...]
Today’s 08:27 was led by David Wherrett, director of workforce. The recording of the session is available below.