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In this section, you can read the news articles published during the year.

 

Critical Incident Declared - Read the article

 

Critical Incident Declared

Tuesday, 03 January 2023

Due to the significant ongoing pressure on our services, alongside the need to act swiftly to ensure patients continue to receive safe, high quality care, we have declared a critical incident at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Winter Colorectal Conference 2022 - Read the article

 

Winter Colorectal Conference 2022

Friday, 06 January 2023

The Trust’s Colorectal team hosted the 11th Winter Colorectal day at St Peter’s on Friday 9 December. This international inspiring conference was supported by the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) Coloproctology Section, the Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland and Colorectal Disease Journal.

 

South East Coast Ambulance Service Industrial Action on 11th January 2023 - Read the article

 

South East Coast Ambulance Service Industrial Action on 11th January 2023

Monday, 09 January 2023

There is industrial action planned by some members of staff who work for South East Coast Ambulance Service on Wednesday 11 January 2023 (00.01 to 23.59).

 

Trust Celebrates the Relaunch of its Healing Arts Music Programme - Read the article

 

Trust Celebrates the Relaunch of its Healing Arts Music Programme

Thursday, 12 January 2023

A large crowd were able to watch the first performance on the Trust’s newly purchased Baby Grand Yamaha piano in the foyer at St Peter’s Hospital to mark the relaunch of the Healing Arts music programme on Wednesday 30th November 2022.

 

Business Continuity Ended - Read the article

 

Business Continuity Ended

Thursday, 12 January 2023

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals have moved out of business continuity incident. This reflected a significant volume of work by colleagues resulting in an improved position, although services remain busy and work continues to address ongoing challenges.

 

Local Students Presented with the Tim Spencer Award at the First-ever Brooklands Innovation Academy - Read the article

 

Local Students Presented with the Tim Spencer Award at the First-ever Brooklands Innovation Academy

Thursday, 12 January 2023

In November 2022, three students from across North West Surrey were presented with the Tim Spencer Award by Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH), in partnership with the Bourne Education Trust. The winners received their awards at the first-ever Brooklands Innovation Academy which took place at Brooklands Museum.

 

Getting the Right Care, in the Right Place, at the Right Time - Read the article

 

Getting the Right Care, in the Right Place, at the Right Time

Monday, 16 January 2023

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust want to ensure that the patients in our hospitals are only those who will and are continuing to need our care and treatment. This is because hospitals are best suited for treating those who are very unwell and need urgent and emergency care for serious and life-threatening symptoms.

 

No Strike Action at Trust - Services to Continue as Usual - Read the article

 

No Strike Action at Trust - Services to Continue as Usual

Tuesday, 17 January 2023

Nurses within a number of organisations have voted to take industrial action, next scheduled to take place on Wednesday 18th and Thursday 19th January 2023. Ballot returns at Ashford and St Peter’s did not achieve the 50% threshold required to give the mandate for industrial action. This means that Ashford and St Peter’s nurses will not strike and services will be running as usual on 18 and 19 January.

 

Parents raise over £21,000 for Neonatal Unit at St Peter’s Hospital - Read the article

 

Parents Raise Over £21,000 for Neonatal Unit at St Peter’s Hospital

Thursday, 19 January 2023

In June 2019, Helen and Chris welcomed their beautiful daughter Ruby to the world, Ruby was born at full term at another hospital after a textbook pregnancy and labour. During the final stages of labour Ruby did not receive adequate oxygen and after resuscitation she was left with brain injury called Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE).

 

Hospitals to begin trialling a nasal spray which could treat COVID-19 - Read the article

 

Hospitals to begin trialling a nasal spray which could treat COVID-19

Wednesday, 25 January 2023

A new research study at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (ASPH) is looking for participants to trial a nasal spray, which could potentially slow the spread of COVID-19 and may lead to a quicker recovery time.

 

Eternal Garden Wins Award - Read the article

 

Eternal Garden Wins Award

Thursday, 26 January 2023

The Eternal Garden at St Peter’s Hospital has won an award at the 2022 Pro Landscaper: small project BIG IMPACT Awards in the Planting Design Under £25,000 category.