Kyla Babista, Neil Dabu, April Castillo, Rona Joy, Jasmine Thomas and Igeretch Aguilar have successfully completed their Nursing and Midwifery Council Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) which means they are now registered to work in the UK and can move to their substantive roles as registered nurses.
From Monday 5 October, parking for visitors and patients will return to the arrangements that were in place at the Trust before the pandemic. This is in line with national guidance and in common with most other trusts in the region.
An ultrasound room at Pinderfields Hospital has been turned in to a dedicated children and dementia friendly space thanks to funding made available through the MY Hospitals Charity.
We know there are many questions and concerns across the country about how quickly the NHS is getting services back online after the first surge in Covid cases. Our Chief Executive, Martin Barkley, wanted to write an open letter to the patients and communities we serve to explain what the Trust has been doing to restart our services and address waiting times. You can read the full letter here.
Further to our statement earlier this week, we can confirm 5 patients and 10 staff from Ward 45A (one of our respiratory wards) have now tested positive for Covid-19.
The Trust can confirm that two patients and four staff have tested positive for Covid-19 on one of the wards at Pinderfields Hospital over the last few days.
We all know the country is facing one of the biggest threats to public health that we have ever had to face. And we know there is huge concern about how the NHS might cope.
Patient celebrates 18th birthday at Pinderfields hospital after spending 10 months as an in-patient, after becoming increasingly unwell with an unknown, rare disease.
It is with immense sadness the Trust can confirm the awful news that we have lost one of our consultant physicians to Covid-19.
In the last couple of weeks the Trust has experienced widespread media coverage in relation to the supply of personal protective equipment (PPE), most particularly in relation to gowns. Most recently the focus has been on the Trust’s provision of two-piece coveralls, widely referred to as ‘cagoules’.