26 11, 2021

Sepsis and the deteriorating patient – Thursday 25 November 2021

2021-11-26T09:43:49+00:00November 26th, 2021|

An update and Q&A on the latest guidance on sepsis and the deteriorating patient, including learning from incidents, NEWS 2, using Epic, the Sepsis 6 bundle and more. The speakers are: • Jackie Cort-Monk, resuscitation service lead • Sam Coupland, lead for post-reg professional development • Emma Flowerdew, rapid response senior sister • Stephanie Fuller, [...]

4 11, 2021

Personal protective equipment (PPE) Q&A – Thursday 04 November 2021

2021-11-04T13:40:11+00:00November 4th, 2021|

This personal protective equipment (PPE) Q&A was led by Liam Brennan, deputy medical director. The panel for the session was: Christine Moody, clinical nurse specialist, infection control Jamie Whitehorn, consultant, infectious diseases and microbiology The presentation is available here: PPE Q&A 04 November 2021. A recording of the session is below.    

5 10, 2021

CUH bulletin – Tuesday 05 October 2021 – 09:45

2021-10-05T10:11:57+01:00October 5th, 2021|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 23 patients with Covid-19; 10 of those are in critical care. There are 10 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Resources available to support your readiness for the Epic Upgrade With just over four weeks to go until we upgrade to a newer version of Epic on Sunday 07 November, it [...]

4 10, 2021

CUH bulletin – Monday 04 October 2021 – 10:00

2021-10-04T11:05:01+01:00October 4th, 2021|

Incident status update We are currently caring for 26 patients with Covid-19; 9 of those are in critical care. There are 25 inpatients waiting for Covid-19 test results. Your voice is important to CUH – National Staff Survey The experience of our staff is important to us; it is vital. The annual staff survey helps us understand what [...]

28 10, 2020

CUH PPE revised guidance – 28 October 2020

2021-01-26T13:01:58+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 [...]

10 01, 2021

Covid-19 education

2021-01-25T12:57:50+00:00January 10th, 2021|

These educational videos have been produced by the Infectious Diseases team to support junior doctors at CUH who are looking after patients with Covid-19. They provide brief up-to-date summaries on the practical aspects of management and patient care. For further information, please refer to the 'Covid-19 at CUH' document. If you have any feedback or [...]

22 01, 2021

Personal Protective Equipment Q&A – 22 January 2021

2021-01-25T09:25:43+00:00January 22nd, 2021|

The personal protective equipment Q&A was led by Liam Brennan, deputy medical director. The panel for the session was: Christine Moody, clinical nurse specialist, infection control Jamie Whitehorn, consultant, infectious diseases and microbiology Carole Young, clinical nurse specialist, tissue viability The presentation is available here: PPE Q&A 22 January 2021. A recording of the session [...]

4 01, 2021

CUH Bulletin – Monday 04 January 2021 – 13:45

2021-01-08T12:33:55+00:00January 4th, 2021|

Thank you Thank you to everyone who spent time away from their families during the festive period to continue to look after our patients. Operational update Ward D5 was emptied over the weekend in preparation to become our next Red Covid ward. We are currently assessing the requirements for our capacity configuration to meet the [...]

3 01, 2021

CUH Bulletin – Vaccinating our staff against Covid-19 – Sunday 03 January 2021 – 15:30

2021-01-03T15:43:45+00:00January 3rd, 2021|

To all staff, We are pleased to confirm that today we have begun a wider programme of vaccinating our staff against Covid-19. We know this has been longer coming than any of us would have wished, and we understand the anxiety that this has caused. Now that the AZ vaccine has been approved and will [...]

30 12, 2020

CUH Bulletin – Update on operational plans – Wednesday 30 December 2020 – 16:40

2020-12-30T16:46:06+00:00December 30th, 2020|

Dear colleagues, Thank you to all staff who spent time apart from family and loved ones over Christmas to care for our patients. Since my last update on Christmas Eve we have seen rising Covid-19 admissions, with hospitals across the region under significant pressure. The rise in Covid-19 cases, both in the community and in [...]

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