The word redeployment is defined as the act of moving employees, soldiers, and equipment to a different place or using them in a more effective way. Many of our staff selflessly stepped up and volunteered themselves to be redeployed into new departments across the trust and this included clinical nurse specialist (CNS), Carmen Zerafa.
Alex is a foundation year doctor, who is based at the Royal London Hospital. He is working alongside all of our amazing frontline staff, to help fight Covid-19.
As a way of saying ‘thank you’ and to support those who need it most, Soapsmith have gifted bars of luxury hand-made soap to staff at Whipps Cross Hospital. For every bar of soap they sold during their campaign, they donated a bar to an NHS hero.
A donation of £20,000 from Barts Charity will leave a legacy of improved health and wellbeing at St Bartholomew’s Hospital beyond the coronavirus pandemic, including funding training courses for mental health first aiders across the site.
In this blog, senior charge nurse at St Bartholomew’s, Liam Tobin, reflects on how nursing and therapy teams on ward 3A West adapted to provide rehab care to patients after long stays in the intensive care unit.
Reflections on the Royal London 14/15th floor expansion
Dr Maria Vidal, Clinical Psychologist at Newham Hospital writes about the works she has been doing to support staff wellbeing during the covid-19 pandemic and includes her top 5 tips to looking after your mental health.
Now more than ever, during these strange and difficult times, it is important that we are kind to one another and take time to look after our own wellbeing. The Theatre Wellbeing Project, a grassroots, multidisciplinary initiative which has been running for a number of years, aims to do just this, by promoting self-care and compassion within the theatre team.
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, we spoke to Michelle Ainsworth, resuscitation officer and Mental Health First Aider at Newham Hospital, about the importance of self care.