Thursday 12 May marked Nurses’ Day, an opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary contribution the nursing profession makes each and every day. The festivities kicked off with a breakfast for nurses and midwives hosted by Chief Nurse, Nicky Burns-Muir. To highlight the difference nurses make to patients’ lives, the hospital asked #TeamMKUH nursing staff to share their #BestOfNursing stories. Click the images below to read their stories! The Hospitals Chief Nurse Fellows were
Milton Keynes University Hospital is this week launching the #TeamMKUH Emergency Reserves to help bolster critical services in the event of a major incident or emergency. The scheme will see staff who usually work behind the scenes select a role for redeployment to support patient care or critical core services like catering or cleaning if the hospital declares a major incident due to overwhelming numbers of patients needing care, or exceptionally high levels of staff sicknes
As you know, we love to share good news stories and why not spread some joy with chocolate! MK Hospital took to social media to thank a member of their team for organising an Easter egg collection and donation to patients throughout the Hospital. They posted, ''Iqbal, one of our Pharmacy Technicians here at #TeamMKUH, has organised an easter egg collection this week for our patients. The eggs have been delivered to and gratefully received by Wards 3, 4 & 5 this morning.'' Tha
Milton Keynes University Hospital Healthcare Assistant Claire Norton has won a prestigious national award for her amazing work to help children to feel safe and calm during the pandemic. Claire Norton, who is a HCA in the Children’s Emergency Department, was the winner of the Clinical Support Worker of the Year category at Skills For Health’s Our Health Heroes awards ceremony in recognition of her work to improve the experience of children in hospital. Claire secured more pub
Milton Keynes University Hospital HCA Claire Norton has been shortlisted for an Our Health Heroes Award – and voting is open to see if she can become the national winner. Claire, who is a HCA in the Children’s Emergency Department, was shortlisted in the Clinical Support Worker of the Year category of the Skills For Health awards in recognition of her work to improve the experience of children in hospital. The award statement says: ‘Taking on the role of play specialist, Clai
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