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RNOH Quality Account 2018/19 - have your say

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What do high-quality services mean to you?

Every year, all NHS organisations are required to produce Quality Accounts. This important document sets out how we continue to improve the quality of care and services that we provide.

Our Quality Account should give patients, the public, and other stakeholders including local commissioners, enough information to understand:

The London Spinal Cord Injury Centre needs keen gardeners

The LSCIC garden needs you

The London Spinal Cord Injury Centre (LSCIC) at the RNOH is one of only 11 in the UK designated to receive and treat spinal cord injured patients. The Centre currently has 40 beds for adults, children and young people.

Volunteer Services are looking to form a group of gardening volunteers to help manage the Therapeutic garden, along with the current volunteers, Darren and Tristan. Many of our long-term patients and their visitors enjoy spending some time off the ward, and the gardens provide a valuable relaxing environment.

Miss Min Mehta Memorial Day

Miss Min Mehta memorial day, Thursday 14 June, Teaching Centre

You are invited to celebrate the life and work of Miss Min Mehta on the Thursday 14 June 2018 at RNOH. The programme will include hands on sessions on creating the Mehta Cast, talks including Early Onset Scoliosis and RVAD. Click on this link to register. The dinner will be on the Friday 15 June 2018, combined with the Seddon Society.

3rd Stanmore open day - Saturday 21 April

3rd Stanmore open day

We are pleased to announce that our 3rd Annual Stanmore Open Day will take place on Saturday 21st of April from 11.00 – 15.00.

If you are interested in attending, please book early as places are very limited. Our previous years’ Open Day was a great success, which we hope to build on.

Registration is now closed

Articulate latest edition available

Dont stop us now. RNOH staff achievement awards

The latest edition of Articulate is now available to download. Articulate is the staff magazine of the RNOH and is published quarterly. The printed version can be obtained from both the Stanmore and Bolsover Street sites.

With stories and photos from the Staff Achievement Awards 2017 - hosted by Prof Noel Fitzpatrick - TVs Supervet; the latest on the new inpatient ward block and Keith Reeve celebrating 40 years with Radio Brockley to name but a few.

Switchboard Interactive Menu

In efforts to improve our patient experience when contacting the hospital, when you ring the main hospital number and other selected departments, you will be greeted by our new Interactive Menu Service. This service will go live from Tuesday 13 February.

The Interactive Menu will provide you with a range options (e.g. “Press one for Reception”), designed so that your calls can be answered quicker and to help ensure you speak to the right person, first time.

XLH (X-linked hypophosphatemia) Patient and Family Meeting

On Thursday 15th February The RNOH welcomes you to this event to share your experiences and ideas around XLH (X-linked hypophosphatemia), a genetic disorder that affects about one in 20,000 people. XLH is characterized by low levels of phosphate in the blood. Phosphate levels are low because phosphate is abnormally processed in the kidneys, which causes a loss of phosphate in the urine (phosphate wasting) and leads to soft, weak bones.

The location is the Village Hotel, Centennial Park, Elstree WD6 3SB

Programme:

Stop the spread of flu and norovirus

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To help protect our patients and staff from flu virus and norovirus, do not come into the hospital if you are feeling unwell and experiencing flu-like symptoms, diarrhoea or vomiting.

How you can help us if you are not well:

Do not visit the hospital until you have been free of symptoms for 48 hours

If you have an appointment or it is essential to visit a friend or relative, speak to the ward sister or manager prior to your visit.

Wash and dry your hands, making use of the alcohol sanitisers located across the hospital.

RNOH operating normally

Many of you will have seen the news about the plans at many hospitals to postpone non-urgent surgery until the end of the month. At the RNOH, we are continuing to operate at normal service levels so please continue to attend your appointments with us. If you are unable to attend please contact us as soon as possible.

The departmental contact numbers are listed under the 'Appointment Contact Numbers' drop-down menu on the contact us page.

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