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1 11, 2020

CUH bulletin – Sunday 1 November 2020 – 12:15

2020-11-01T12:19:00+00:00November 1st, 2020|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 10 patients with Covid-19. 4 of these patients are in critical care and 6 are on our inpatient wards. There are 30 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results.   New Covid-19 lockdown Yesterday Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a second national lockdown for England. We are reviewing our policies [...]

30 10, 2020

CUH bulletin – Friday 30 October 2020 – 10:30

2020-10-30T10:41:06+00:00October 30th, 2020|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 14 patients with Covid-19. 4 of these patients are in critical care and 10 are on our inpatient wards. There are 20 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. PPE changes – clarification Please note that there was an error in the revised PPE guidance that was publicised [...]

28 10, 2020

CUH PPE revised guidance – 28 October 2020

2020-10-29T15:36:45+00:00October 28th, 2020|

With the numbers of Covid-19 cases in the community rising, the Trust infection control & PPE teams, with the agreement of the regional NHSI/E leadership, are recommending the following changes to PPE practice to mitigate the potential increased risk of infection to our staff and adult patients. For confirmed Covid-19 positive patients please follow existing [...]

28 10, 2020

CUH bulletin – Wednesday 28 October 2020 – 11:05

2020-10-29T15:31:29+00:00October 28th, 2020|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 13 patients with Covid-19. 1 of these patients is in critical care and 12 are on our inpatient wards. There are 43 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. PPE changes With the numbers of Covid-19 cases in the community rising, the Trust infection control and PPE teams, [...]

28 10, 2020

PPE Update – Facebook Live – Wednesday 28 October 2020

2020-10-29T13:57:20+00:00October 28th, 2020|

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 [...]

29 10, 2020

CUH bulletin – Thursday 29 October 2020 – 11:00

2020-10-29T11:00:15+00:00October 29th, 2020|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 14 patients with Covid-19. 4 of these patients are in critical care and 10 are on our inpatient wards. There are 29 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Inpatient Covid test With the numbers of Covid-19 cases in the community increasing, it is essential that we identify [...]

14 09, 2020

CUH bulletin – Monday 14 September 2020 – 12:50

2020-09-14T12:50:53+01:00September 14th, 2020|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 1 Covid-19 patient. No patients are in critical care and 1 is on our inpatient wards. There are 43 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Self-isolation for staff if their children are sent home from school due to suspected or confirmed Covid-19 All staff must follow the [...]

7 09, 2020

CUH bulletin – Monday 07 September 2020 – 12:12

2020-09-07T12:14:00+01:00September 7th, 2020|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 0 patients with Covid-19. There are 52 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Power supply works – Holbrook Rd parking We are upgrading the power supply to the CUH site to give extra capacity for equipment and our increasing electrical use. The onsite works by the bus [...]

4 09, 2020

Questions about PPE? – Facebook Live – Friday 04 September 2020

2020-09-04T20:11:35+01:00September 4th, 2020|

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 [...]

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