Trust Talk magazine

Trust Talk is the quarterly magazine for patients, the public and members of staff. It showcases all the great work going on across the Trust and gives the latest on some of our hot topics.

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Trust Talk Flood Edition January 2016

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Patients celebrate Penrith Day Hospice on film

From Our Community Health Team Patients celebrate Penrith Day Hospice on film

In five short films patients from Penrith Day Hospice share how important the service is to them.

Results published for NHS National Staff Survey

Results published for NHS National Staff Survey

The results of the NHS National Staff Survey 2016 have been published for Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Cumbrian Mental Health Nurse first to receive national recognition

From Our Mental Health Team Cumbrian Mental Health Nurse first to receive national recognition

Thomas Kearney, CPFT Mental Health Practitioner, has been credited by The Royal College of Nursing

Hands on career experience for hundreds of students in Cumbria

Hands on career experience for hundreds of students in Cumbria

Over 250 students recently attended a careers fair held by Cumbria’s NHS blue light and educational services and the County Council

New Non Executive Directors appointed

New Non Executive Directors appointed

Two new Non Executive Directors have been appointed to Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Trust shines spotlight on recruitment in Cumbria

NHS Trust shines spotlight on recruitment in Cumbria

The work that CPFT is doing to recruit health professionals and support staff has been recognised by the national NHS Jobs

A poem about loneliness

A poem about loneliness

By Jane Smith, Lead Governor

Letter from an old timer….

Trust-wide News Letter from an old timer….

Director of Operations Joanna Forster Adams reflects on 30 years in the NHS

Out of hospital team helps more patients recover at home… twice as fast

Out of hospital team helps more patients recover at home… twice as fast

People using the service recover twice as fast as those in hospital

Going for gold with the help of South Lakes Community Respiratory Team

Going for gold with the help of South Lakes Community Respiratory Team

Alf has achieved his goals after Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust celebrates improvement plans

Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust celebrates improvement plans

CPFT celebrate the latest successes achieved as part of the “Listening into Action” and “Great Teams Great Care" programmes

Praise for Penrith Day Hospice

From Our Specialist Services Team Praise for Penrith Day Hospice

This place was a god send. I can’t sing their praises enough

‘Home First’ service reduces hospital admissions

From Our Community Health Team ‘Home First’ service reduces hospital admissions

A new service made up of a range of health, social care and voluntary sector workers has reduced the number of people admitted to hospital

First Step support service among country’s best

From Our Mental Health Team First Step support service among country’s best

First Step has become one of the most successful Mental Health services in the country

ChatHealth proves a success with young people in Cumbria

From Our Children & Families Team ChatHealth proves a success with young people in Cumbria

Young people accross the county are benfitting from texting their School Nurse for support

A Children’s Community Nurse has been nationally recognised

A Children’s Community Nurse has been nationally recognised

Andrew Kelly was shortlisted for his help with launching a new electronic patient information system

‘Extra special’ recognition for Carlisle Speech and Language Therapist

‘Extra special’ recognition for Carlisle Speech and Language Therapist

Sarah Linnard, Speech & Language Therapist for CPFT, receives national recognition at Kate Granger Awards

Alston inpatient unit reopened

Alston inpatient unit reopened

The inpatient unit has now reopened following successful recruitment

Bay Health & Care Partners pledge bright future for health across Morecambe Bay

Bay Health & Care Partners pledge bright future for health across Morecambe Bay

Better Care Together teams will work even more closely in the future

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care visits Morecambe Bay

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care visits Morecambe Bay

David Mowat visits Furness General Hospital and Millom Community Hospital to see the innovative work of Better Care Together

Trust Talk showcases the hard work of CPFT staff

Trust Talk showcases the hard work of CPFT staff

The latest issue of Trust Talk has been published

Cumbrian Therapist makes the shortlist for inspirational Kate Granger Awards

Cumbrian Therapist makes the shortlist for inspirational Kate Granger Awards

Sarah Linnard nominated for her positive attitude towards problem solving

West Cumbria Heart Service gets a thumbs-up from patients

West Cumbria Heart Service gets a thumbs-up from patients

Patients have given the service top marks in a recent survey

The Foot Project provides much needed care in Calais

From Our Community Health Team The Foot Project provides much needed care in Calais

A CPFT podiatrist has travelled to Calais to provide foot care

National recognition for ‘Trust Talk’

Trust-wide News National recognition for ‘Trust Talk’

Trust Talk magazine shortlisted for national award

Celebrating our amazing nurses

Celebrating our amazing nurses

Nurses from across Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust have been celebrating all that’s great in nursing.

Kentmere Ward Update:  Drop in session well attended

Kentmere Ward Update:  Drop in session well attended

Healthwatch Cumbria facilitated a session to listen to the views of the community.

COPD patient goes from housebound to regular exercise and activities

From Our Community Health Team COPD patient goes from housebound to regular exercise and activities

Isabelle gets back to fitness with the support of the Carlisle Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Team (COPD)

A love of learning inspires two Adult Learners’ Week Awards

A love of learning inspires two Adult Learners’ Week Awards

Lisa Holmes and Karen Dutton recognised for their dedication to learning

CEO of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists comes to Cumbria

From Our Specialist Services Team CEO of the Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists comes to Cumbria

Speech & Language Therapists come together to hear about driving the profession forward in Cumbria

New national funding for Better Care Together

New national funding for Better Care Together

Funding will allow focus on ensuring healthcare priorities are tailored to local needs

Dementia Awareness Week

From Our Mental Health Team Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia diagnosis in Cumbria now four times faster thanks to ‘Virtual Clinics’

Cumbria Partnership celebrates Nurses’ Day

Trust-wide News Cumbria Partnership celebrates Nurses’ Day

Nurses go above and beyond every day to help care for the people of Cumbria, CPFT celebrate their hard work this International Nurses Day

Mental health practitioner swaps books for boots

From Our Mental Health Team Mental health practitioner swaps books for boots

Mental health practitioner Nicky Lavery steps into the shoes of military veterans to help evolve First Step services.

CLIC nurses up for national award

CLIC nurses up for national award

Cumbria Learning and Improvement Collaborative (CLIC) have been nominated for a Health Service Journal (HSJ) award

Health advice this bank holiday weekend

Health advice this bank holiday weekend

Use the right NHS service advice and plan ahead for the bank holiday

THINK! Why A&E?

Trust-wide News THINK! Why A&E?

It is important to make the most of the range of NHS services available to you and choose the right health service for your health needs.

‘Choose South Cumbria’ shortlisted for prestigious national health award

‘Choose South Cumbria’ shortlisted for prestigious national health award

The campaign has been shortlisted for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Strategic recruitment award

Whitehaven Nurse wins “School Nurse of the Year” Award

Whitehaven Nurse wins “School Nurse of the Year” Award

Cumbrian Nurse Amanda Hulse has won the “School Nurse of the Year” Award from the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (C

Latest edition of the Trust Talk newsletter is out now

Latest edition of the Trust Talk newsletter is out now

The April 2016 edition of the Trust Talk newsletter is now available for members, patients and the general public.

Carlisle Dental Student named the best in the UK

From Our Specialist Services Team Carlisle Dental Student named the best in the UK

James McParlane has won the grand final of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh’s Dental Skills competition

CQC report highlights caring services, good practice and improvements required at CPFT

CQC report highlights caring services, good practice and improvements required at CPFT

The Care Quality Commission have released their report following the inspection last November.

Good Morning Britain launches first Health Star Awards

Good Morning Britain launches first Health Star Awards

New awards those involved in healthcare

More awards for Trust’s mental health units

More awards for Trust’s mental health units

The Kentmere ward at the Westmorland General Hospital has been awarded the Full Monty award from the organisation Star Wards

Support for #TimeToChange

From Our Mental Health Team Support for #TimeToChange

The Communications Team decided to show their support for the national Time to Talk campaign

Staff report improvement in recommending CPFT as a place to work or receive care

Staff report improvement in recommending CPFT as a place to work or receive care

Staff at are reporting a significant improvement in recommending the organisation as a place to work

Dream placement students have been inspired by the NHS

Dream placement students have been inspired by the NHS

Tree Cumbrian students who have been on a ‘dream placement’ at Trust for the past week have told managers they have been inpsired

Trust supports children through eye gaze club

Trust supports children through eye gaze club

Children with speech, language and physical difficulties are being supported by therapists to help them communicate better using their eyes.

Cumbrian students have Dream Placement at NHS Trust

Cumbrian students have Dream Placement at NHS Trust

Three students get dream opportunity to get experience at CPFT

Big Sleep challenge raised over £2000

Big Sleep challenge raised over £2000

It has now been confirmed that the total raised for Cumbria Community Foundation by Occupation Therapists from across Cumbria is £2200

Funding desperately needed to get the UK record holder to the World Deaf Athletics

Funding desperately needed to get the UK record holder to the World Deaf Athletics

A support worker with Community Rehabilitation Service could be in line for a medal at the World Deaf Athletics

Come along to our Consultant Open Day

Trust-wide News Come along to our Consultant Open Day

We are delighted to be hosting a Consultant Open Day on Friday 22nd April at the Rheged Centre in Penrith

Bay Breathers win hospital fundraising challenge

Bay Breathers win hospital fundraising challenge

A collaboration between two NHS Trusts has resulted in fundraising success for the British Lung Foundation Hospital Challenge

Using Disney as a therapy technique

Using Disney as a therapy technique

Disney characters used as a technique to help children express their feelings.

NEW SCHEME SHOWS SUCCESSES

NEW SCHEME SHOWS SUCCESSES

Better Care Together's Advice and Guidance scheme means many patients will avoid having to travel to hospital to be seen by a specialist.

Local crafts women has donated £200 to Penrith Hospital

Local crafts women has donated £200 to Penrith Hospital

Samantha Podda of Penrith Crafts has raffled off her hand-crocheted reindeer hat and donated the money to Penrith Hospital.

Volunteer retires after giving almost 30 years of her time to Stroke Scheme

From Our Community Health Team Volunteer retires after giving almost 30 years of her time to Stroke Scheme

Judy Hall from Whitehaven is leaving her voluntary role of working with stroke patients after around 30 years of service.

Vanguard recognition for Millom Model

Vanguard recognition for Millom Model

The national director in charge of overseeing new models of care within the NHS has expressed how excited she is about the work in Millom.

National commendation for the Trust’s Medical Education Team

National commendation for the Trust’s Medical Education Team

The trusts Medical Education Team will receive national commendation for their project called the Medical Education Reviewers (MER) process.

Lower limb exercise class gives patient’s their lives back

From Our Community Health Team Lower limb exercise class gives patient’s their lives back

Six week lower limb exercise programme helps patients recover from injuries and operations.

Walking aids champion goes the extra mile!

From Our Community Health Team Walking aids champion goes the extra mile!

Walking Aid Champions have been successful at Rosecroft care home in Workington.

Latest edition of Trust Talk newsletter out now

Latest edition of Trust Talk newsletter out now

Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust has developed the December 2015 edition of Trust Talk newspaper for patients, the public and member

Sharing our amazing staff stories

Sharing our amazing staff stories

We have been overwhelmed with examples of how our staff have gone over and above to support one another, our patients and communities.

Flooding update from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Flooding update from Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Spirit is one of our values and we have been overwhelmed by just how much we have had from our staff throughout this incident

Services delivered by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust set to resume

Trust-wide News Services delivered by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust set to resume

Services delivered by Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust resuming tomorrow (Wednesday)