Meet our new chief of women and children’s health (WACH)
As we enter into the New Year, we welcome Dr Karen Jermy, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist, who, from the 1 December 2018, has taken on the role of chief of women and children’s health. You can contact Karen by email at: email@example.com.
SASH welcomes new chief of innovation
Dr Des Holden has stepped down from his role as medical director to focus on his developing healthcare innovation work at the Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network. Des has also taken on a new part-time role at SASH as chief of innovation.
Dr Ed Cetti, medical director
Congratulations to Dr Ed Cetti who has been appointed as medical director. Ed joined SASH in 2009 as a registrar and then a consultant one month later. Previously chief of cancer, Ed has a strong background both at SASH and clinically. Ed will also continue his clinical role one day a week.
We aim to protect as many staff as possible through our annual flu vaccination programme.
To help us keep accurate records, if you administer the flu vaccine to a patient who you know is a member of SASH staff, please can you remind them that they should let our occupational health team know.
For more information please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Primary – secondary care speed updating event
East Surrey, Crawley, Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG Alliance, Surrey Downs CCG and SASH, in partnership with Cancer Research UK and Macmillan, invite you to participate in a primary and secondary care speed updating event on:
Date: Tuesday, 5 February 2019
Time: 7 – 9pm (Buffet and networking between 6.30 – 7pm)
Venue: Post Graduate Education Centre
East Surrey Hospital
In response to Surrey and Sussex GP colleagues highly recommending a speed updating event, this event is open to all GPs, GP registrars, practice nurses, consultants and clinical nurse specialists (CNS).
Speed updating aims to improve communication and engagement between GPs and members, the practice clinical team and multi-disciplinary teams. The event will have representatives from a range of tumour pathways including: lung; breast; head and neck; upper gastrointestinal (GI); lower GI; urology and haematology. Each table will have a mix of consultants, CNSs and a facilitator, with small groups of GPs and practice team members rotating around each table for 15-20 minutes.
You will have the opportunity to:
Discuss early diagnosis and meet the teams
This is an excellent opportunity for you to meet with consultants and CNS, to share information regarding two-week wait referrals for suspected cancer and the challenges faced.
Attendance certificates will be provided.
To book your place, please email Sue Munn by email at: Sue.Munn@nhs.net by Friday 18 January 2019.
Kingsfold GP event
The Kingsfold Unit, which provides ambulatory care at East Surrey Hospital has been open for just over a year. We are pleased to invite you to an open evening on:
Date: Wednesday 6 February 2019
Time: 7 – 8.30pm
Venue: Post Graduate Education Centre, East Surrey Hospital, RH1 5RH
Parking: Please park in the visitors car park and collect a free parking ticket at the event
You will have an opportunity to:
- meet the Kingsfold Unit team
- find out more about how the Unit works and how it can support you and your patients
- hear details of some clinical cases and how they work well for the Unit
- visit the Kingsfold Unit
The evening starts with refreshments and a short presentation in the Post Graduate Education Centre at East Surrey Hospital followed by a visit to the Kingsfold Unit.
Please contact email@example.com by Thursday 24 January to let us know you are able to attend and if you have any additional requirements or questions. We look forward to welcoming you to the event.
SASH + Kaizen Open Day
You are invited to our next SASH+ Kaizen Open Day.
Date: Wednesday 13 March 2019
Time: Registration from 10 -10.20am, close at 3.30pm
Venue: East Surrey Hospital
The open day is an opportunity for you to speak to staff involved in our value streams, visit the genba (place where the work is done) to see some of the improvements that have been made and speak to staff who have been part of
Lean for Leaders, the programme that disseminates the SASH+ tools through the organisation. You will also hear about some of our challenges and success
Lunch is provided.
Spaces are limited – book your place today by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
East Surrey Macmillan Cancer Support Centre
The East Surrey Macmillan Cancer Support Centre offers those affected by cancer additional holistic care in a friendly, non-clinical environment. Open to patients (patients do not have to be an East Surrey Hospital patient to access the service), carers and family members, the centre can provide support or just a listening ear at any stage of a patients cancer experience.
The centre specialises in complementary therapies, counselling; emotional support and information; informal welfare benefits advice as well as group activities and classes e.g. pilates, yoga, art and mindfulness. There is no need to book to visit the centre but the activities and therapies are bookable.
For more information visit the East Surrey Macmillan Cancer Support page.
Read our latest Trust Board meeting papers from 2018 here.
The next Trust Board meeting is on Thursday 29 January 2019 11am–1.30pm in AD77, Trust headquarters at East Surrey Hospital. All are welcome.