The RNOH will remain the UK’s leading specialist orthopaedic hospital, further enhancing its international profile for outstanding patient care, research and education


UK-France collaboration to tackle mobility issues

Collaboration to tackle mobility issues

Sixteen organisations from France and the UK are coming together to launch a European project that will help tackle mobility problems faced by elderly and disabled people. It will be led by ESIGELEC-IRSEEM, a French engineering school and its research laboratory.

The project focuses on four work packages:

Health care professionals with seen and unseen impairments

Lynsey McLean

Lynsey McClean, Occupational Therapist from the Oncology Orthopaedic Team (pictured), is looking to raise awareness of the benefits - and dispel the myths - around employing health care professionals with seen and unseen impairments:

"As part of my MSc in Occupational Therapy, I conducted my own research entitled ‘Occupational Therapy practitioners’ views and perspectives of occupational therapy employees with seen and unseen disabilities'.

RNOH Quality Priorities - we want your thoughts

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Each year, we publish our Quality Account. This is a report about the quality of services we provide to our patients. The reports are published annually by every healthcare provider - including the independent sector - and are available to the public.

Quality Accounts are an important way for local NHS services to report on quality and show improvements in the services they deliver to local communities and stakeholders.

Learning at Work Day

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The RNOH celebrated Learning at Work Day. The event was well attended with the Safeguarding Adults, Infection Control, the Orthopaedic Library, Leadership Development, Equality and Diversity teams, amongst others, having stalls full of information and goodies for candidates.

A fun and informative presentation from Allan Seraj of the Nurse Education team; Lucy Quinn gave a talk on Learning from Incidents; Michelle Hodgkinson on Innovation & Creativity and Nasser Ismail prepped the team in Interview Skills. A great recipe for a successful day!

Nurses Day 2017

Nursing staff in Theatres with matrons Brian Dorman and Claire Kehoe.

Nurses Day 2017 at the RNOH and Head of Nursing, Julie-Anne Dowie celebrated with her nursing and health care assistants by presenting them with chocolate and vanilla cakes today.

Matrons Tricia Treacy, Claire Kehoe and Brian Dorman helped deliver cakes and vouchers to all the wards across the hospital. A big thank you to all the hardworking, caring and diligent staff who serve our patients well.

RNOH joins Hand Hygiene Week 2017

Menard-Ryan Ong, Flore Katala, Cristina Cimpeanu and Mojisola Adeyemi

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, through the efforts of the Infection Prevention and Control Team held the Hand Hygiene Week from the 2 May 2017 culminating with the celebration of WHO Hand Hygiene Day together with the global community on the 5 May 2017.

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