The early intervention team (EIT) is a multi-disciplinary team based in the emergency department and medical assessment unit. They specialise in admission avoidance, frailty identification, and complex discharge planning. In this session the team discusses the scope of work they cover and the vital role they play in preventing unnecessary admissions. On the Facebook Live [...]
Hosted by CUH divisional director and surgeon, Kanwalraj Moar, CUH and Royal Papworth Hospital came together to host a live Q&A on Surgeons: At the edge of life. Join panelists Charles Malata, Ronan O'Leary and Emmanual Huguet from CUH and Marius Berman, Ravi De Silva and Aman Coonar from Royal Papworth Hospital, as they answer [...]
With the numbers of Covid-19 cases in the community rising, this session offers an update on PPE guidance. On the panel are: Dr Liam Brennan, deputy medical director Christine Moody, clinical nurse specialist, infection control Dr James Whitehorn, consultant in microbiology and infectious diseases The updated guidance discussed is available here and the slides used [...]
A recording of the major projects briefing session, which took place on Tuesday 20 October is below. The session provided an update on the current status of our new hospital builds: Cambridge Children’s, Cambridge Cancer Research Hospital and Addenbrooke’s 3. Our panellists were: Roland Sinker, chief executive Claire Stoneham, director of strategy and major projects [...]
The infectious diseases, infection control and patient safety teams have been rapidly reviewing cases of hospital acquired Covid throughout the initial phase of the pandemic. They aimed to identify key areas for improvement in the care of our patients to prevent future incidents from occurring. On the panel are: Christine Moody, clinical nurse specialist, infection [...]
Facebook Live panel event about PPE, as Public Health England recently published updated Covid-19 infection prevention and control guidance, which includes a de-escalation in some aspects of PPE. On the panel are: Lorraine Szeremeta, chief nurse Dr Liam Brennan, deputy medical director Christine Moody, clinical nurse specialist, infection control Dr James Whitehorn, consultant in microbiology [...]
Facebook Live panel event about action being taken in the Trust to protect, support and engage with our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues; including the BAME staff health taskforce and the BAME staff network. On the panel are: Erica Chisanga, consultant nurse and chair of the CUH BAME staff network Doris Olulode, CUH [...]
Our bed plan Q&A with Stephen Wallis, division C divisional director, Sarah Benyon, division D divisional director, Holly Sutherland, director of operations and Maura Screaton, deputy chief nurse is now available.
Q&A on the NHS 111 pilot commencing on Monday 03 August 2020.
Our staff and patient testing Q&A with Ashley Shaw, medical director, Giles Wright, associate director of workforce and Michael Weekes, infectious diseases consultant is now available.