24 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Friday 24 June 2022 – 10:00

2022-06-24T12:13:40+01:00June 24th, 2022|

Urgent and emergency care in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published findings from their review of urgent and emergency care in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The review involved over 20 inspections across a range of health and social care services in our area, including here at CUH in March 2022. The [...]

23 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Thursday 23 June 2022 – 10:15

2022-06-23T12:57:30+01:00June 23rd, 2022|

Reminder: Staff Covid testing guidance NHS policy remains that patient-facing healthcare staff should continue to test twice a week for Covid-19 using lateral flow device (LFD) tests. Test results should be reported on the GOV.UK portal. We ask our staff to continue to undertake regular testing to help protect patients and colleagues. Asymptomatic testing is not [...]

22 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Wednesday 22 June 2022 – 09:25

2022-06-22T10:14:01+01:00June 22nd, 2022|

Reminder: Reporting derogatory and discriminatory behaviour Unfortunately, there are occasions when our colleagues are subject to, or witness, derogatory and discriminatory behaviour. In order to tackle this, each and every one of us needs to take a stand, and an important aspect of this is reporting it. You can now record these types of behaviours [...]

21 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Tuesday 21 June 2022 – 09:15

2022-06-21T09:43:05+01:00June 21st, 2022|

Inpatient X-ray demand The imaging department has seen an increase in the demand for inpatient X-rays, combined with high sickness levels in the Portering teams. The Inpatient X-ray team has capacity to image approximately 39 patients per day; there are currently 119 requests/patients outstanding, whilst the team is receiving approximately 40 additional requests per day. [...]

20 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Monday 20 June 2022 – 09:10

2022-06-20T09:19:04+01:00June 20th, 2022|

Supporting our armed forces patients This week (20 to 25 June) is Armed Forces Week and at CUH we recognise the value serving personnel, reservists, veterans and military families bring to our organisation. We are committed to upholding the UK Armed Forces Covenant - please read more on Connect. The Defence Medical Welfare Service (DMWS) has been onsite [...]

17 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Friday 17 June 2022 – 09:20

2022-06-17T09:38:48+01:00June 17th, 2022|

Specialty/Business Unit changes in Epic from Tuesday On Tuesday 21 June, changes will be made in Epic to reflect the Trust’s decision to rename the Cardiovascular-Metabolic and ENT/H&N/Plastics business units – these will be changed in Epic to CDG-MODEL and EPOV respectively. The Vascular Surgery specialty in Epic will move to the new EPOV business [...]

16 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Thursday 16 June 2022 – 09:00

2022-06-16T11:19:28+01:00June 16th, 2022|

Change to Biochemistry analysers As you may be aware, the Biochemistry Laboratory is moving to new analysers during the week beginning 20 June, next week. This will be a phased transition and therefore may be subject to change. The final date of go live will be communicated closer to the time. A full review of reference [...]

15 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Wednesday 15 June 2022 – 11:55

2022-06-15T12:08:01+01:00June 15th, 2022|

Telephone maintenance - Thursday 16 June Please note that essential maintenance is scheduled to be carried out on the telephone network and this will affect you if your Trust direct dial number is within the following number ranges: 01223 217000 - 01223 217999 These are the only numbers that will be impacted. When is the maintenance taking [...]

14 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Tuesday 14 June 2022 – 08:25

2022-06-14T08:52:36+01:00June 14th, 2022|

For action: It’s time to go paperless Last August we shared the staggering fact that CUH produces paper payslips that would reach 60 metres high each year – which equates to a pile of paper almost as tall as the Addenbrooke’s chimney. Each year! We will be switching off paper payslips this summer, making online [...]

13 06, 2022

CUH bulletin – Monday 13 June 2022 – 11:20

2022-06-13T11:29:26+01:00June 13th, 2022|

Operational status – action required Our bed capacity is extremely constrained this morning and we have a significant number of patients waiting in our Emergency Department. Please continue to focus on the following actions: Review all patients with a clinically fit for discharge date (CFD) of today to verify the discharge is going to take [...]

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