The University Hospital Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) faces a unique communication challenge due its large geographic area. This makes it very difficult and time consuming for the Trust to communicate effectively with its three different constituencies of Lancaster, Kendal and Barrow. Therefore in an innovative move, it has been using emerging social media as a potential solution to this problem.
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This project linked the work of the Environmental Health Section of Sefton Council and the Food Health Worker team in NHS Sefton. The aim was to help local food businesses in complying with food safety standards and to encourage them to promote healthier eating in order to improve food safety and health in the population of Sefton.
This guide focuses on the development of shared HR and Payroll services, including links to further information on services already in operation and training opportunites.
Release is a programme that was designed to recognise and develop talent amongst managerial and clinical staff at Band 7 and above at Trafford Provider Services (TPS), the provider unit of NHS Trafford, between April 2009 and June 2010. Its purpose was to develop people and give them the confidence to lead, by giving them the opportunity to undertake projects that could initiate change.
This Hot Topic explains why ESR data quality is so important, how it is monitored and what can be done to improve data quality. It also explains how eWIN can support the drive for improved data quality across the North West.
This Hot Topic gives an overview of the personalisation agenda, in relation to adult social care, and provides links to resources which can be used by workforce colleagues who are involved in this agenda.
This case study explores the work undertaken by 5BP to develop managers and leaders at the Trust, ensuring that development is aligned to the Trust’s strategic objectives. In early 2009, the Trust developed a Leadership Development Framework, including leadership competences and leadership and management development programmes. The activity has enabled the Trust to align leadership development to the pursuit of Trust objectives, and has attracted considerable interest from both clinical and non-clinical staff in the Trust.
The financial constraints brought about by the current economic environment will mean continuing growth in demand for NHS services; this will need to be met through reduced resources available in the financial budget - “Doing more with Less”. This paper summarises the workforce metric ‘Grade Mix’ within the benchmarking service on the eWIN portal and the use of this metric. The Grade Mix tool is a key resource for organisations to help plan and model future workforce configurations and calculate potential cost savings.
The End of Life Care Strategy: Promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life, sets out the overarching aims to achieve a step change in improving quality of care at end of life.
Wirral Metropolitan College Health and Social Care team have produced a 2 day course “Introduction to the principles of End of Life Care” with support, help, advice from the Wirral End of Life Care facilitators and Cheshire and Merseyside Cancer Network. To date 8 programmes have been delivered by college tutors to a total of 130 staff with very positive feedback from both the attendees and their managers. In almost all cases people attending the course feel they have increased confidence, skills and knowledge and most feel they will benefit from the training and apply it in practice.