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Charity spreads a little magic at Rotherham Hospital

20 February 2018

Poorly children being cared for at Rotherham Hospital are receiving tricks alongside their treatment thanks to a magician funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Volunteers’ blooming lovely fundraising idea

15 February 2018

Green-fingered volunteers of all ages will be digging deep for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity again this year when they sow and sell a host of beautiful blooms and vegetables – all with a purple hue.

Runners urged to show their steel spirit for Purple Butterfly Appeal

07 February 2018

Fundraisers with a flair for tackling Sheffield’s infamous seven hills are being sought to take part in the Run for All Sheffield 10 to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Car manufacturer goes the extra mile for charity

31 January 2018

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is one step closer to introducing a fourth Purple Butterfly room at Rotherham Hospital thanks to a year of fundraising by employees at Toyoda Gosei.

On your marks, get set…dough!

24 January 2018

All bets are on Joanne Clough reaching her fundraising target for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity at this year’s London Marathon following a race night held to help her reach her £2,000 goal.

Rotherham United Ladies encourage women to not fear their smears

17 January 2018

Quality Improvement Priorities showcase event

09 January 2018

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has developed nine Quality Improvement Priorities for 2018/19 to ensure that there is a continuous drive to improve the quality of care provided for our patients.

Service Advice as Health Services Experience Extreme Pressure

02 January 2018

LOCAL people are being urged to choose the right care for their symptoms, helping health services to help them to stay well and treat those most in need as health services go through an extremely busy time.

Diarrhoea and vomiting bugs: essential visiting only at Rotherham Hospital

22 December 2017

Rubie donates a treasure trove of books to hospital patients’ library

22 December 2017

A bookworm has honoured the memory of her grandma by donating a host of children’s books to the patients’ library at Rotherham Hospital.

Keeping Rotherham people safe this winter

21 December 2017

A local car dealership has loaned The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust a 4x4 vehicle for the seventh year in a row to use over the winter period.

Do you know where to go for health advice this Christmas? Stay well be choosing the right care, first time

19 December 2017

LOCAL people are being urged to choose the right care for their symptoms, helping health services to help them to stay well this Christmas and treat those most in need as health services go through an extremely busy time.

Fundraisers light up hospital at Charity Christmas Fair

15 December 2017

Melissa scoops bronze in national awards

13 December 2017

Congratulations to our Proud 2017 winners!

13 December 2017

Friday 1 December marked the annual Proud Awards where more than 200 health care professionals and NHS colleagues came together to celebrate their fantastic achievements.

New board to make life-saving swimming pool rescues

23 November 2017

New equipment designed to make swimming pool rescues at Park Rehabilitation Centre quicker and easier has been funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. 

Save the date for our Charity Christmas Fair

22 November 2017

Grab your tinsel and wear your festive jumper with pride – the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity will be hosting its annual Charity Christmas Fair this December. 

Acute Stroke Services Continue in Rotherham

17 November 2017

This week a decision has been made by the Joint Committee of Clinical Commissioning Groups about the future of hyper acute stroke services across the South Yorkshire region. Hyper acute stroke treatment is the specialist treatment needed in the first 72 hours following a stroke. The decision means that initial hyper

Self Care Week 2017

13 November 2017

Self Care Week, 13 – 19 November, gives us all an opportunity to take a fresh look at our wellbeing and check we are prepped to face winter fighting fit! There are many ways we can look after ourselves by doing things like having a flu jab eating well, exercising and having the resources, like a well-stocked medicine

Rotherham health worker excels in World Skills competition

08 November 2017

A Trainee Assistant Practitioner at Rotherham Hospital will be vying for a top prize in the World Skills UK competition later this month. Melissa McTague, who is undertaking her training with Sheffield College, works on Ward B5 at the hospital. She entered the competition, which aims to find the best health and

Innovative ear care service wins national award

06 November 2017

A service providing improved ear care services for the over 55s in Rotherham has won a national award for its innovative approach. The Ear Care and Audiology Service at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust won the ‘Care of Older People’ category at the Nursing Times Awards which were held in London on 2 November.

Respiratory nurse receives royal recognition

03 November 2017

A Rotherham nurse’s dedication to improving the care available to people with respiratory conditions has been recognised as part of the Queen’s Nursing Institute awards. Gail Miles, Respiratory Nurse Consultant at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, was awarded The Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Award for Out

Building better bonds between mums and babies

30 October 2017

Kind-hearted crafters have been busy sewing hearts to help premature babies and their parents create a special bond.

Baby Box University Announces its Partnership with Highways England at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Baby Box Programme Launch Event

30 October 2017

Baby Box University is proud to announce its partnership with Highways England, through embedding an educational video on the importance of car safety within all of the Baby Box University NHS syllabi in the UK. The announcement is made at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Free Baby Box launch. As of today all

#TRFTProud of our shortlisted nominees!

27 October 2017

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust would like to say a big thank you to everyone who has sent in their nominations for our Proud Awards 2017. Your nominations help us to identify exceptional NHS colleagues who pull out all the stops to deliver first class community and hospital services across our borough, and we are now delighted to announce the shortlist.

Hospital launches new last minute appointments hotline

26 October 2017

If you are waiting for an out-patients appointment at Rotherham Hospital and can attend at short notice, you can now ring a special hotline to get an appointment sooner. The last-minute appointments hotline is on 01709 427520. Appointments often become available at short notice including on the same day. The hotlin

Help us change the lives of patients with your old ‘round pounds’

23 October 2017

Raid your piggy banks, check your coat pockets and behind the sofa – the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is appealing for your old £1 coins.
 

‘Wear it pink’ for Bobbie at hospital’s breast cancer fundraiser

23 October 2017

A nurse bravely battling breast cancer hopes to raise awareness about the importance of attending breast screening appointments as well as money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity at a fundraising event.
 

The sound of success for charity fundraiser

17 October 2017

A patient battling a rare cancer celebrated the end of his chemotherapy treatment and raising money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity by ringing a symbolic bell on Ward A6 at Rotherham Hospital.

 

Ferns ward helps patients regain independence

12 October 2017

Over recent months the Trust has been working closely with RDaSH (Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust) to provide the Ferns, a 12 bedded ward which provides some patients with specialised mental health care and cognitive rehabilitation needs following an admission to Rotherham Hospital. T

Health Village Pilot results in fewer hospital admissions

12 October 2017

The Rotherham Health Village pilot has resulted in fewer admissions to hospital compared with the Borough average. The pilot began in July 2016 and is located at the Health Village which is the base for Clifton Medical Centre and St Ann’s Practice. The team consists of GPs, the community matron service, district nur

Children set to benefit from Community Children’s Nursing Service pilot

12 October 2017

A new scheme was launched at the beginning of October by the Community Children’s Nursing Service. It aims to ensure children are managed and supported by the right healthcare staff, closer to home, whenever possible. The pilot, which will run for six months, will see the implementation of a rapid response team and

New features for award-winning Sepia

12 October 2017

The Trust is adding a range of new features to its award-winning SEPIA Portal including a new Rotherham Urgent and Emergency Care Centre dashboard and a new theatres module. SEPIA – a viewing tool which allows health care professionals to see an integrated patient record – has been developed in-house by Health

Sunflower sales a success for charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal

11 October 2017

Green-fingered gardeners who joined forces to sow the seeds for a new Purple Butterfly room at Rotherham Hospital have raised £800 for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Support for people after cancer treatment - event on 18 October

11 October 2017

People in Rotherham who have been affected by cancer are being invited to attend an event promoting local support after their treatment has finished.

Working together to improve hospital discharges

10 October 2017

 It is widely known that the majority of patients recover better at home, both physically and mentally. Acknowledging this, the Trust is working hard to change the balance of care from hospital to the community and streamline the discharge of patients from hospital as soon as is appropriate. An external review

Breast Cancer Awareness Month - Faye Foers explains the importance of breast screening

09 October 2017

I’m yet to meet a woman who doesn’t sigh or extravagantly eye roll when they receive an appointment letter through the post – something else to squeeze into your hectic life right?

Fundraisers show their steel spirit at Sheffield 10K

28 September 2017

The Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s first official Run for All Sheffield 10K team pounded the streets of the Steel City to raise more than £2,000 to help benefit patients and their families in Rotherham.
 

Proud Awards 2017 – just a few days left to nominate a healthcare hero!

22 September 2017

With only 1 week left to nominate, patients, carers and colleagues are being urged to nominate their health care heroes for recognition in The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s 2017 Proud Awards. The awards celebrate excellence in healthcare by recognising Rotherham’s exceptional NHS colleagues who pull out all

It’s always time for tea at Oakwood!

11 September 2017

Patients at Oakwood Community Unit joined forces with their families, friends and colleagues to toast the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal at a tea party.
 

A few words can make an extraordinary difference…

08 September 2017

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is proudly supporting Organ Donation Week and an appeal for local residents and colleagues to talk about organ donation.

Erin inspires a golden opportunity to fundraise

07 September 2017

A nine-year-old girl recently diagnosed with diabetes inspired her family to raise hundreds of pounds for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.
 

Marathon run marks a new beginning for Purple Butterfly Appeal fundraiser

05 September 2017

A nurse who took up running to help her deal with a recent diagnosis of autism is hoping to raise thousands of pounds for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity by running the London Marathon in 2018.

Special care inspires a great fundraising challenge

31 August 2017

A baby girl called Evie who arrived five-and-a-half weeks prematurely has inspired her dedicated dad to tackle the Great North Run to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Fundraisers get set for Steel City road race

29 August 2017

A 12-strong team of fundraisers will be pounding the streets of the Steel City to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity when they take part in the Run for All Sheffield 10K.
 

Toys raise smiles at Rotherham’s new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre

23 August 2017

Rotherham’s new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre (UECC) is now a more comforting and interactive place for children thanks to a host of toys funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.
 

Charity funding helps change the lives of patients in Rotherham

22 August 2017

Specialist Changing Places facilities have now been introduced by The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust to help maintain the privacy, dignity and independence of people with complex learning and physical disabilities.
 

Cancer patients rate Trust highly again

18 August 2017

Rotherham cancer patients have given another year of high ratings to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust for their treatment. The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey 2016 was completed by almost 73,000 patients across England who gave their views about their care. The Trust maintained its strong position from t

Ear Care and Audiology Team Reach National Award Finals

15 August 2017

 The Trust’s Ear Care and Audiology Team has been shortlisted for a Nursing Times Award. The team, which provides a one-stop-shop for over 55s hearing aid referrals has made it to the final rounds of the ‘Care of Older People’ category. The integrated service is thought to be the first in the UK to enable p

Rotherham to welcome 24 new nurses

15 August 2017

Our Trust is excited to welcome 24 new nurses as a result of our recruitment day on Saturday 12 August. Those recruited will take up their posts in March 2018. The Trust is still calling for nurses to join its caring and progressive health care teams and it’s not too late to apply for posts. Applications on NHS

Fundraising success for new Maltby WI boosts resources for Special Care Baby Unit

11 August 2017

Resources needed to help care for tiny tots at Rotherham Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit have been boosted thanks to fundraisers from the new Maltby Women’s Institute.
 

12 August Open Day Seeks Next Generation of Nurses

07 August 2017

A team of experienced, expert nurses is calling for the next generation of the nurses to join The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust is seeking nurses to join its caring, progressive and dedicated services and will welcome those who have the skills and ability to fulfil this role to an open day on 12 Au

TRFT Research Team Tops the Charts!

07 August 2017

The Research, Innovation and Clinical Effectiveness team at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is celebrating after marking a tremendous improvement in the number of participants taking part in research studies in 2016/17. The team has achieved a phenomenal 99.3% rise in the total amount of participant

Volunteer Newsletter 2017

02 August 2017

Click here to read the latest Volunteers Newsletter and see how they help make the difference!

Charity funded equipment helps patients’ recovery

28 July 2017

Specialist physiotherapy equipment funded by the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity is helping patients to feel fitter, stronger to return home more quickly.

Proud Awards 2017

28 July 2017

Patients, carers and colleagues are being urged to nominate their health care heroes for recognition in The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s 2017 Proud Awards.

More convenient care for new-mums and mums-to-be!

21 July 2017

Midwives at the Trust are working towards more convenient care for women who have recently had a baby.

Nurses gear up for recruitment day!

17 July 2017

Our team of nurses is gearing up to be at the Sheffield Hallam University Careers Fair on 19 July where they will share all that’s great about nursing at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. At the event, our Acting Chief Nurse, Ellie Monkhouse, will speak at 12noon about why nursing in Rotherham is different from w

BreathingSpace celebrates 10 years of service

14 July 2017

BreathingSpace, which provides treatment for respiratory disease, Bronchiectasis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), celebrated its 10-year anniversary on Saturday when the team welcomed partners and patients to a garden party to reminisce over the past decade.

TRFT welcomes you!

04 July 2017

Your local NHS Trust is inviting members of the public to hear about how it has performed over the last year at its Annual Members’ Meeting 2017 (AMM).

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s AMM takes place from 11am on 19 July at Rotherham Hospital and is open to anyone who has an interest in local health services. It will detail how the Trust has made some significant developments and how it continues to work to improve, despite a challenging year.

Charity champions join forces this June

30 June 2017

Colleagues and volunteers have joined forces to raise nearly £800 for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity this month. 

Who is your BFF?

26 June 2017

The Trust is supporting National Breastfeeding Awareness Week with accessible, expert advice and support. The Infant Feeding Team at the Trust have been available in the main entrance of Rotherham Hospital offering friendly advice, information and support to new mums and mums-to-be. The theme for this year i

Olympic and football heroes pitch in for charity

21 June 2017

Olympic gold medallist Laura Kenny was among a host of sports stars inspired to help the parents of a premature baby girl raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

GPs to play a key role in delivering care at Rotherham’s new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre

20 June 2017

Helping people get the right care, first time and to have this delivered by the most appropriate healthcare professional is one of the main aims of Rotherham’s new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre. As part of the new development, which opens on 6 July, a new way of working is being introduced and GPs will have

Golf club goes a fairway to raise money for charity

19 June 2017

Members of Rotherham Golf Club had a fabulous year on the fairways raising money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

It’s always time for tea with the Stroke Team

01 June 2017

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s Stroke Team raised a cuppa and a cake to toast two charities at a fundraising coffee morning.
 

National Award for TRFT Director

30 May 2017

The Trust’s Director of Estates and Facilities has been awarded an ‘Outstanding Achievement’ accolade by a national estates and facilities organisation. John Cartwright, who has worked at our Trust for 13 years, was handed the award last week as part of the Health Estates and Facilities Management Association

Donate your old fivers to Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity

22 May 2017

If you are wondering what to do with any old £5 notes – the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity has the answer! Old-fashioned cotton £5 paper notes are no longer considered legal tender after being phased out of circulation earlier this month. But that doesn’t mean your cash is completely obsolete as the Rothe

Update on outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting virus at Rotherham Hospital

22 May 2017

Update Last week we announced that the Rotherham Hospital site was experiencing an outbreak of rotavirus, a diarrhoea and vomiting bug. As a result of this restrictions were put in place over the weekend regarding visiting wards A1 and A5 where non-essential visiting was stopped.  We are pleased to say that thes

New consultant radiographer a sound investment for The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

22 May 2017

An experienced reporting radiographer has chosen to bring his skills to Rotherham as he takes up a unique post at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. Rob Milner is The Trust’s first ever consultant radiographer and will specialise in leading a team of reporting radiographers at Rotherham General Hospital. One o

Outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting virus at Rotherham Hospital

19 May 2017

The Rotherham Hospital site is currently experiencing an outbreak of rotavirus, a diarrhoea and vomiting bug. At present this is limited to a small number of areas. As a result of this, visiting restrictions have been put in place in the affected areas. This includes: • Non-essential visiting on wards A1 and A5 has

Rotherham research success

18 May 2017

The Trust has beaten its 2016/17 target for recruiting participants to research studies by succeeding in gaining 540 recruits against a target of 450.

Stroke Team toast two charities at Vintage Tea Party

16 May 2017

Fundraisers toasted two charities close to their hearts at a Vintage Tea Party at the Olive Lounge in Rotherham. The purple-themed event was organised by The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) Stroke Team to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal and to coincid

Nurses thank law firm for fundraising inspired by baby George

15 May 2017

Babies who need extra special care when they are born at Rotherham Hospital are set to benefit from a £7,840 donation from Wake Smith Solicitors.

Recognising Rotherham’s nurses and midwives

10 May 2017

 

International Nurses Day: Pioneering training programme for nurses of the future

10 May 2017

This week we are marking International Nurses Day (12 May), here is just one of the ways we are transforming our nursing and care workforce for the benefit of our patients.  Seven TRFT health care assistants have begun the Trainee Nurse Associate course at the University of Sheffield, in partnership with ou

Savvy students put us ahead of the game

09 May 2017

Three savvy, Sheffield Hallam students are helping shape services for patients through their Learning Disability Nursing and Generic Social Work degrees. Third-year students, Danielle Housley, Zoe Gardener and Charlotte Simpson, are on placement at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, working alongside Lead Learning

Dad inspires colleagues to saddle up for charity

08 May 2017

A baby boy called Finn who needed expert care at Rotherham Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit during the first few weeks of his life inspired a fundraising cycle ride for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust pledges to support the ‘Time to Change’ campaign during Mental Health Awareness Week

08 May 2017

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) has signed an employer pledge with Time to Change during Mental Health Awareness Week (8-14 May). Time to Change aims to end mental health discrimination; ensuring people can access the support they need without feeling isolated or ashamed. Louise Barnett, Chief Executi

Keen runners urged to help boost charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal

05 May 2017

Keen runners are being sought to don their running shoes and shorts to help raise £75,000 for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. The charity has up to 10 places available at this year’s Sheffield 10K Run For All , which takes place on Sunday 24 September 2017 in the Steel City. The spots are availab

Trust Shining Star retires

03 May 2017

One of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s most inspirational leaders has waved goodbye after an astonishing 34 years of service.

10 weeks until Rotherham’s new Urgent and Emergency Care Centre opens to the public

26 April 2017

A £12.2million development at Rotherham Hospital to transform how people access urgent and emergency care is set to open on 6 July. When it opens, the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre will provide people in Rotherham with an improved service – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It will bring together a number o

Pedal power raises £770 for Hospital Charity

26 April 2017

Doctors, nurses and many other clinical and non-clinical colleagues from across The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) put their pedal power to the test by taking part in a Tour de Yorkshire inspired Spin-a-Thon, raising £770 for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity.

Sunflowers raise a smile for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity

20 April 2017

Green fingered gardeners of all ages have joined forces to sow the seeds for a new Purple Butterfly Room at Rotherham Hospital. More than 100 youngsters from Eastwood Village Primary School in Rotherham have nurtured sunflower seeds into tiny individual shoots in collaboration with Rotherham In Root, a local co

Potential organ donors urged to save a life

13 April 2017

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has teamed up with NHS Blood and Transplant to ask potential organ donors in Rotherham: If you could save a life would you?

Trust colleagues get in a spin for charity

06 April 2017

Colleagues from across The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) are taking part in a Tour de Yorkshire inspired Spin-a-Thon to raise money for the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity. The challenge is being led by the Trust’s Wellness Matters team to encourage colleagues to boost their health and fitness

Marvellous murals help transform Rotherham Hospital

03 April 2017

Coming into hospital can be worrying for some patients, but thanks to the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity new ceiling and wall murals have been installed to make patients feel more relaxed.

From emergency care to travelling and gardening for retiring matron

30 March 2017

A dedicated matron retiring from nursing after 35 years says it has been a ‘privilege’ to work at ‘the really friendly Trust.’ Shireen Say, of Kiveton Park Station in Rotherham, is retiring on Friday 31 March. The 55-year-old joined the Trust in 1982, aged 21 as a pupil nurse. In 1989 she completed her registe

Changes to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s Integrated Sexual Health Services

29 March 2017

From 1 April 2017, all sexual health advice, testing, treatment and contraceptive services in Rotherham will be available from one central location at Rotherham Hospital with outreach services delivered in community venues. Sexual health and contraception services previously provided at Rotherham Community Healt

Young people and families to benefit from new service

29 March 2017

 SCHOOL nurses and health visitors are to be amalgamated into a new streamlined service to help families’ access one-stop healthcare in Rotherham. The Rotherham 0-19 Integrated Public Health Nursing Service – or 0-19 service – combines previously separate services such as school nursing, health visiting and ora

You’re hired! Over 50 jobs offered to nurses at our Recruitment Open Day

21 March 2017

A host of talented midwives and nurses looking for a new challenge in 2017 were invited to The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust’s (TRFT) latest Recruitment Open Day. At the event, which took place on Saturday 18 March at Rotherham Hospital, the Trust conditionally offered jobs to 53 band 5 nurses. The new recru

Grade A student hopes to inspire others during Brain Awareness Week

15 March 2017

An inspirational and determined learner who overcame a serious brain injury to achieve a career-enhancing qualification hopes her experience will help inspire others during Brain Awareness Week . In June 2014, Zoe Chew, a cardiographer in the Cardiology department at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, suffer

Masonic Lodge charity donation to thank Oakwood Community Unit

15 March 2017

Freemasons have donated £1,000 to the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity to thank colleagues who cared for a relative. Members of the Fitzwilliam Masonic Lodge, based at the Masonic Hall in Wellgate Mount, donated the money to the Oakwood Community Unit after hearing about the care Gillian Hamer received

A chance to help shape the future of healthcare in Rotherham

13 March 2017

Members of the public who want to have their say and influence future plans for Rotherham Hospital and local health services are being encouraged to put their names forward to be a Governor of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust. As a Foundation Trust, the organisation has a Council of Governors which is made up of

Family and friends fundraise for Purple Butterfly Appeal

10 March 2017

The family and friends of a man who tragically died following a short battle with lung cancer hosted a range of fundraising activities to boost the Rotherham Hospital and Community Charity’s Purple Butterfly Appeal. Blades fan Neil Hirst sadly passed away in 2014 aged 56. To help keep his memory alive, his wife

Celebrating the impact of our apprentices

10 March 2017

Apprentices of all ages and at different stages in their careers have been celebrating opportunities to climb the career ladder at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) during National Apprenticeship Week. The Trust’s apprentices joined forces during the 10th anniversary of National Apprenticeship Week,

Have your say at the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust Quality Improvement Priority Showcase

08 March 2017

We’re holding a drop-in from 9.30-11.30am on Friday 17 March 2017 in the Lecture Theatre, Level D, Rotherham Hospital, Moorgate Road, Rotherham to talk to colleagues, patients and members of the public about our Quality Improvement Priorities for 2017/18. Colleagues from across the Trust will be on hand to talk to

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust recognised for its care of children and young people

07 March 2017

An innovative new way of helping ensure poorly children and young people are treated more efficiently and discharged home sooner has earned dedicated colleagues at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) national recognition. The Trust’s Children and Young People’s Health Services has been shortlisted for th

Budding young artist scoops top prizes in logo competition

06 March 2017

Young artists from across Rotherham have been busy unleashing their creative streak as part of a competition to shape the identity of a new 0-19 integrated public health nursing service. The new service, which will be run by The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, is being launched on 1 April 2017. It will provide

CQC re-inspection report demonstrates improvements across The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

02 March 2017

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today, Thursday 2 March 2017, published its report into the re-inspection of The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust which took place in September and October 2016. The CQC has recognised considerable improvements across the Trust, including some areas of ‘outstanding’ practice.

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