Mealtime Assistants Volunteering Scheme

The hospital I currently work at (Barking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust) is re-launching its Mealtime Assistants Volunteering scheme, which originally began in 2016. The purpose of the scheme is to encourage staff to volunteer an hour a month to help out on our wards, as some of our more vulnerable patients may need that little bit of extra help to eat their meal, or even just

Engaging Clinical Colleagues in Waste Reduction

As a relatively new PMO team at Leeds Teaching Hospitals, trying to implement improved cost savings, our biggest challenge has always been engaging staff in the processes and need to keep the momentum going around reducing costs. Luckily, there is excellent clinical leadership throughout the organisation, and thanks to a brainwave from our Deputy Chief Medical Officer and Finance Clinician of the

Ward Watching

Hi I’m James Currell, a Student Finance Officer in The Leeds Teaching Hospitals’ Costing Team.