As part of our plans to mark International Day of the Midwife we spoke to Kathryn Worstenholme who retired as a Midwife at the beginning of May after 36 years at the Royal.
Some of our Executive Team have been visiting departments and teams across the Trust to mark the Day of Reflection on Tuesday 23rd March 2020. DSFS Managing Director Dennis Kentrop spoke to a number of colleagues across different areas of the hospital and has summarised those ref...
Our younger patients will have an out of this world experience if they need to visit out the paediatric X-Ray room at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital.
Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic we’ve been trying to give you an impression of what it’s been like working at various different parts of the Trust, here's an account from 'Buddy Nurse' Natalie Richmond in ITU...it's quite a read...
A couple have turned the memory of a personal tragedy into something that will help families at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital who find themselves in a similar position.
The Chesterfield Birth Centre has helped to raise just over £350 towards providing disadvantaged children in India with a place to sleep and be taken care of.
Joined Up Careers Derbyshire is encouraging children and young people to get creative in order to celebrate our health and social care heroes.
The children of a Chesterfield Royal Hospital colleague have designed a pin badge to thank NHS Frontline staff for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has gone national!
When we asked nurses and midwives to send in pictures of their belt buckles, a symbol that represents the very ethos of what the professions are about. We collected some stories that you can read right here...
2020 is the International Year of Nurses and Midwives. Here at Chesterfield Royal we’d like to celebrate our teams who work 24/7 to give our patients the best possible care throughout our departments.
Our neonatal unit here at Chesterfield Royal is always praised for the job it does. And, during the Parent Support Group Christmas party, it was inundated with gifts from grateful parents and siblings.
Our Neo Natal Unit is a place that parents of pre term babies value highly. It’s a place renowned for its safety and comfort at a time when new parents need it most.
We are always incredibly proud that many of our patients want to give back for the excellent care they, or their family, receive here.
We were proud to receive a cheque for our Paediatric facilities this week totalling £1436.99.Sharon and Darren Morrell climbed Ben Nevis at the time of their late daughter Summer’s 10th birthday.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital welcomed dignitaries, councillors, volunteers and staff onsite yesterday (Thursday 26th September 2019) to attend the official opening of the Mayor’s Garden.
After the department was rated outstanding during our latest CQC report, we are extremely pleased to announce that our LD CAMHS team have now been shortlisted in this year’s Royal College of Psychiatrists awards.
One of the outpatient suites at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital has been given a new lease of life thanks to its patients and the Trust’s charity.
Youngsters on Chesterfield Royal Hospital’s children’s ward have been given a creative license with support from the Trust’s charity, bringing new superheroes to animated life.
Chesterfield Royal Hospital is proud to support Guide Dogs For The Blind and once again patients , visitors and staff have done them proud , raising a whopping £954.27 in July 2019. The charity and its fundraisers - both two and four legged, send their heartfelt thanks ...
A Consultant at Chesterfield Royal Hospital says he’s ‘honoured’ after being instrumental in organising a successful conference aimed at improving care – and prospects - for children and adolescents who suffer from knee injuries.
Two kind hearted young boys who spent time in the Neo Natal unit in Chesterfield Royal Hospital after birth have raised a whopping £222 to help make families more comfortable during their stay here.
A local company has made a very generous donation to our Cancer charitable funds in memory of the friend of one team member.
Our new menus have gone live on our wards today (Monday 20th May 2019). They are being rolled out across the wards from lunchtime after a refresh aimed at ending menu fatigue.
A patient who says that ‘’she wants to make time in hospital less lonely for patients “, has donated several pieces of electronic equipment, including tablets and kindles (plus vouchers towards books) to improve the recovery of our inpatients on Markham ward.
Open spaces and fresh air are as valuable to some of our patients as medication – and with that in mind we try to make the best of as many outdoor spaces as possible.
One of the team at NGS Macmillian Centre has won a national award, and says she’s ‘delighted and humbled’ at being recognised in this way.
The integrated surgery team has been working hard to reduce the amount of time a patient needs to wait from referral to treatment. All patients have a referral to treatment (RTT) pathway with hospitals expected to ensure that this pathway is no longer than 52 weeks. The team has ...
The Chesterfield Royal Hospital encourages its staff to get fit and active, and one IT Specialist here has taken it to heart and is boxing clever – all in aid of charity.
One of our volunteers has secured a permanent job at the Royal, continuing an incredible journey that began little over a year ago on the outskirts of Johannesburg.
Dedicated Chesterfield FC supporter and Fan of the Year, Zoe Edge, has once again harnessed the power of Spireites fans and raised much needed funds for a unit which cares for premature babies and their families.
Guide Dogs Chesterfield have been presented with over £500 , after staff at the Eye Centre conducted a raffle to win a hamper to raise funds for the group , which helps train and support guide dogs.
With figures showing that 1 in 4 of us will suffer mental health problems at some time in our lives, we at Chesterfield Royal Hospital are supporting Time to Talk day on February 7th 2019.
Admin Staff in our Maternity and Gynaecology Care Unit were treated to a ‘Big Breakfast’ after being the first to complete the recent staff survey with a 100% return.