Thursday 3 August 2017
Marsden WI donate twiddle muffs for elderly patients
Thank you to the Marsden WI who have kindly donated over 50 hand-knitted Twiddle Muffs for our elderly patients.
Twiddle Muffs are hand-warmers made from brightly-coloured materials, decorated with buttons, beads, zips, ribbons, and other things that patients can fiddle with.
Sister Sally Rollinson-White from ward J19 is pictured with knitters from the Marsden Women's Institute.
The original Twiddle Muff was made by...
Tuesday 23 May 2017
Volunteers donate Twiddlemuffs to J16
Last week, as part of a string of activities relating to #DementiaAwarenessWeek, newly refurbished Ward J16 received a wonderful donation of hand-knitted Twiddle Muffs for its patients.
The Leeds Hospital Charitable...
Thursday 18 May 2017
Supporting Dementia Awareness Week with afternoon tea
The team at Ward J14 have been getting involved with Dementia Awareness Week by hosting an afternoon tea yesterday on the ward.
Staff and volunteers on the ward went the extra...
Wednesday 17 May 2017
J16 officially opens as a dementia friendly ward
J16 in Gledhow Wing at St James’s Hospital has been refurbished to provide a better environment for our patients.
Officially opened by Suzanne Hinchliffe, Chief Nurse, and one of our patients...
Monday 3 April 2017
Patient safety achievements for teams across the Trust
Ward teams from across the Trust are celebrating, after reducing the number of 2222 calls as a result of a Cardiac Arrest in our hospitals by 25%!
This fantastic achievement has...
Wednesday 29 March 2017
Dr Eileen Burns is appointed as President of the British Geriatric Society
Congratulations to Dr Eileen Burns, one of our Consultants in Elderly Medicine who was recently appointed as the President of the British Geriatric Society (BGS).
Eileen was recently involved in a visit welcoming...
Thursday 23 February 2017
Bus stop signs help to calm dementia patients
At LTHT we're committed to making our hospitals as safe and understanding of the needs of patients with dementia as possible.
We recently launched a new initiative which has seen real...
Wednesday 30 September 2015
Keeping patients safe #TheLeedsWay
Clinicians at LTHT are looking at new and collaborative ways of ensuring high quality care and the safety of our patients while staying in hospital.
Consultants Dr Ali Cracknell and Dr...