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An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 3 May at 2pm and will be held in the Wiggin Centre, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.  B78 3NG.

24 April 2018
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend a “Questions from the Public” session with the Board of Directors on 12 April 2018 between 9.30am and 10am in the Boardroom, Robert Bewick House, Queen’s Hospital.  DE13 0RB

03 April 2018
Invitation to the Council of Governor's meeting

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend the Council of Governors meeting on 14 March at 5:30pm which will be held at the Wiggin Centre, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.  B78 3NG.   Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting and to hear more from the Council of Governors who oversee the Trust’s Hospitals which are Queen’s Hospital, Burton; Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.

02 March 2018
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 8 March at 2pm and will be held in the Board Room, Robert Bewick House, Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB 

 

28 February 2018
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members  

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend a “Questions from the Public” session with the Board of Directors on 8 February 2018 between 9.30am and 10am in the Seminar Room, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield.  WS13 6EF

31 January 2018
Invitation to Council of Governors meeting

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend the Council of Governors meeting on 23 January at 5:30pm which will be held at the Medical Education Centre, Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB.  Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting and to hear more from the Council of Governors who oversee the Trust’s Hospitals which are Queen’s Hospital, Burton; Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.

16 January 2018
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 18 January at 2pm and will be held in the Board Room, Robert Bewick House, Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB 

12 January 2018
Upgrades to the parking system in place at Burton Hospitals

BURTON Hospitals is introducing a new and upgraded car parking management system for patients and visitors across its three hospital sites. 

20 December 2017
Stay Well this festive season by seeking help at your local Pharmacy

CLINICIANS in Burton are encouraging the public to stay well this festive season by seeking help from their local pharmacy for expert advice and treatment for minor health problems.

14 December 2017
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent launches its 'What's Your Emergency?' winter campaign

The NHS and social care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent have launched its 'What's Your Emergency?' winter campaign today, Friday 1 December 2017.

01 December 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend a “Questions from the Public” session with the Board of Directors on 7 December 2017 between 9.30am and 10am in the Boardroom, Robert Bewick House, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB

 

28 November 2017
£1.24m investment into Queen’s Hospital Emergency Department

Construction work on a major refurbishment of the Emergency Department at Queen’s Hospital in Burton is set to commence this week. 

14 November 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend the Council of Governors meeting on 16 November at 5:30pm which will be held at the Medical Education Centre, Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB.  Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting and to hear more from the Council of Governors who oversee the Trust’s Hospitals which are Queen’s Hospital, Burton; Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.

07 November 2017
Living With and Beyond Cancer Event

Living With and Beyond Cancer Event 

Are you a Cancer Patient who is at the end of your treatment? 

We are hosting a Living with and Beyond Cancer Event on Tuesday 21 November  at Burton College from

9:30 am – 1:30 pm. 

 

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

For more information please speak to your Clinical Nurse Specialist.

01 November 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 9 November at 2pm and will be held in the Boardroom, Robert Bewick House, Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB 

01 November 2017
Public invited to find out more about hospital merger plans

Public invited to find out more about hospital merger plans

Patients and the public are invited to attend two public meetings in October looking at the proposed merger of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

17 October 2017
Trust launches evening Antenatal clinic trial

Burton Hospitals is offering an evening midwife led antenatal clinic as part of a three-month trial. 

16 October 2017
Myeloma UK presentaion group resized
Myeloma UK present Queen’s Hospital Haematology team an award for Clinical Service Excellence

Myeloma UK present Queen’s Hospital Haematology team an award for Clinical Service Excellence 

Burton’s Queen’s Hospital has been chosen for a recognition award for Clinical Service Excellence in myeloma care.  Myeloma UK is the main charity representing myeloma patients and promoting research and excellence in myeloma care. 

 

27 September 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend a “Questions from the Public” session with the Board of Directors on 5 October 2017 between 9.30am and 10am in the Wiggin Centre, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.  B78 3NG 

27 September 2017
Burton Hospitals launch their Dementia 2020 challenge

Burton Hospitals has launched its Dementia 2020 campaign which will share essential information for Queen’s hospital staff and the public. 

The Dementia 2020 challenge sets out what the Government wants to see in place by the year 2020 in order for England to be the best country in the world for dementia care and support.  It also aims for the UK to be the best place in the world to undertake research into dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.

13 September 2017
Sepsis
Trust statement on BBC Panorama: Britain’s Sepsis Crisis

Dr Magnus Harrison, Medical Director at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, said: “Sepsis is an incredibly serious, potentially life-threatening condition, so early diagnosis and treatment is crucial. We are absolutely committed to training and awareness on sepsis and we have made significant progress in the last few years, now seeing screening rates of nearly 100% for patients, resulting in timely diagnosis.

11 September 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend the Council of Governors meeting on 21 September at 5:30pm which will be held at the Medical Education Centre, Queen’s Hospital, Burton on Trent.  DE13 0RB. 

Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting and to hear more from the Council of Governors who oversee the Trust’s Hospitals which are Queen’s Hospital, Burton; Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.

07 September 2017
Burton Hospitals joins radiology consortium

CLINICIANS at Burton Hospitals will be able to share and report on patient images faster and more effectively after the Trust joined the East Midlands Radiology (EMRAD) consortium.

31 August 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 7 September at 10.15am and will be held in the Seminar Room, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield. WS13 6EF  

30 August 2017
Queen's Hospital nurse shortlisted for prestigious award

A NURSE at Queen’s Hospital in Burton has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award by the Nursing Times. Sarah Minns, a Urology Advanced Nurse Practitioner, is a finalist in the ‘Nurse of the Year’ category for her work raising awareness of prostate cancer.

18 August 2017
New Paediatric Assessment Unit launched at Queen's Hospital

CHILDREN in Burton and the surrounding areas who require urgent medical care are benefiting from a new assessment unit, which has been launched today (Monday 14 August 2017).

14 August 2017
Statement on neurology services at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nationally, there is a known shortage of consultant neurologists and as a smaller district general hospital, we have been challenged, like others, in recruiting on a permanent basis to this specialist service in order to sustain it for the longer term.

10 August 2017
Burton & Derby newsletter: new edition out today

In this issue, nurses and midwives from both of our Trusts joined together for the first time to get a real taste of how bringing the best together will benefit both patients and staff.

03 August 2017
Statement on planned public rally in Burton about proposed merger between Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals

The planned merger of our two organisations is something we feel strongly will benefit local people in Burton. 

26 July 2017
HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO visits Queen's Hospital

HRH The Duke of Gloucester KG GCVO made a commemorative visit to Queen’s Hospital, Burton upon Trent, to unveil an Organ Donation Memorial today (Tuesday 25 July 2017).

25 July 2017
Governor elections at Burton Hospitals

PATIENTS at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are being offered the chance to have a greater involvement in hospital matters.

21 July 2017
Prostate cancer team shortlisted for national award

Staff at Burton Hospitals raising the awareness of prostate cancer have been rewarded for their efforts by being shortlisted for a national award.

06 July 2017
An invitation to the Council of Governors meeting

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members 

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend the Council of Governors meeting on 20 July at 5:30pm which will be held at the Council Chamber, Lichfield District Council House, Frog Lane, Lichfield, WS13 6YY

26 June 2017
An invitation to the Board of Directors meeting

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 6 July at 2pm and will be held in the Seminar Room, Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield.  WS13 6EF 

26 June 2017
Outline Business Case approved for Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals strategic collaboration

The boards of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have approved the Outline Business Case for a proposed merger between the two organisations.

09 June 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend a “Questions from the Public” session with the Board of Directors on 8 June 2017 between 9.30am and 10am in the Board room, Robert Bewick House, Queen’s Hospital.  DE13 0RB 

06 June 2017
Patients urged to ask about research on International Clinical Trials Day

PATIENTS at Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are being encouraged to find out whether they could benefit from a clinical trial which could improve their care.

19 May 2017
TRUST UPDATE: Cyber attack

Despite national IT issues, our hospitals are running as normal, but please bear with us as we continue to manage the precautionary measures taken over the weekend to prevent a cyber attack.

15 May 2017
Burton Hospitals named as a CHKS Top Hospitals winner for third consecutive year

Burton Hospitals has been named as one of the CHKS Top Hospitals for 2017.

12 May 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend the Council of Governors meeting on 17 May at 5:30pm which will be held at the Wiggin Centre, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.  B78 3NG.   Everyone is welcome to attend the meeting and to hear more from the Council of Governors who oversee the Trust’s Hospitals which are Queen’s Hospital, Burton; Samuel Johnson Community Hospital, Lichfield and Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth.

10 May 2017
Statement from Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on Planned Collaboration

The boards of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have both met independently over the last month, to review the Outline Business Case for the proposed collaboration between the two organisations. Both Boards were intending to take a decision on this at their meetings in early May which would, if approved, allow the next phase of planning to begin.

05 May 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend this month’s Board of Directors meeting of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The next open session is on 4 May at 2pm and will be held in the Wiggin Centre, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Tamworth. B78 3NG 

25 April 2017
Samuel Johnson Hospital to provide exercise classes for the over 60s

Lichfield’s Samuel Johnson Hospital is reaching out to the over 60s community to improve their strength, balance and aerobic fitness with a dedicated exercise class, starting on Wednesday 26th April.

21 April 2017
Statement from Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The boards of Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust both met independently this week to receive and discuss the Outline Business Case for the proposed collaboration between the two organisations.

07 April 2017
Maternity Unit is awarded £40,000 in Government funding

THE Maternity Unit at Queen’s Hospital in Burton has been awarded an additional £40,000 in funding to improve the quality of care for mothers and babies.

04 April 2017
Staff at Burton Hospitals get in a spin for World Physical Activity Day

STAFF at Burton Hospitals will be joining millions of people across the globe to take part in World Physical Activity Day.

03 April 2017
Ward five has re-opened to visitors

Ward five, which had been closed to visitors due to an outbreak of Norovirus, has now been completely re-opened.

03 April 2017
Pioneering training programme shortlisted for prestigious award

A PIONEERING programme aimed at equipping Burton Hospitals’ staff with the skills needed to help run a thriving Trust has been short-listed for a national award.

03 April 2017
An invitation to the Public and Foundation Trust Members

Members of the public and Foundation Trust members are warmly invited to attend a “Questions from the Public” session with the Board of Directors on 6 April 2017 between 9.30am and 10am in the Board room, Robert Bewick House, Queen’s Hospital.  DE13 0RB

27 March 2017
Glaucoma support group for patients to be held on Friday

PATIENTS who have been diagnosed with glaucoma are invited to attend a support group at Queen’s Hospital in Burton.

27 March 2017
One week left to vote for your ‘GEM of GEMs’

PATIENTS and the public have just one week left to vote for members of staff at Burton Hospitals who have ‘Gone the Extra Mile’ ahead of a prestigious awards ceremony.

24 March 2017
Life-saving sepsis training rolled out across Queen’s wards

A POTENTIALLY life-saving project to give staff the skills to spot the first signs of sepsis has now been rolled out across all wards at Queen’s Hospital.

23 March 2017
Changes to catering at Queen’s Hospital

HOT snack food will now be available from the Coffee@Queen’s outlet at weekends as part of a number of changes to the catering offering at Burton Hospitals.

23 March 2017
Statement on planned collaboration between Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals

Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals have a long and successful history of joint working and we are pleased to confirm that our plans for a closer collaboration are moving along at pace. In September 2016, we signalled our clear intent to work more closely together and signed an Memorandum of Understanding to that effect.

22 March 2017
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