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Here’s a taste of some of the news from NCH&C...

15th May 2023

New video explores NCH&C’s patient-centred specialist neurological rehab care and support

The multi-disciplinary team at The Colman Centre for Specialist Rehabilitation Services has worked on a new video about the services they provide to patients with complex acquired brain damage and non-progressive neurological conditions.

12th May 2023

Celebrating International Nurses’ Day 2023

"I am so proud of what our nurses continue to do at NCH&C and want to extend my heartfelt thanks, once again, to you all." Read the message NCH&C's Director of Nursing and Quality has sent to all its nursing staff on International Nurses' Day 2023.

12th May 2023

Take a Moment to talk about end of life and palliative care at NCH&C

For over 40 years, NCH&C staff have provided specialist palliative and end-of-life care for patients in Norfolk at Priscilla Bacon Lodge (PBL) at The Colman Hospital. As the team prepares to move to a brand new purpose built hospice, Charlotte Shaw, Quality Matron at PBL, talks about the importance of having a good death.

9th May 2023

This week we're raising awareness of Hospice UK's campaign to encourage people to talk about death, dying and grief in the workplace. By talking with those around you, you can help make sure that our workplaces are properly set up to support people who are ill, who are caring for those around them, or who have lost someone close to them.

9th May 2023

Mulberry Garden opens to benefit patients at Norfolk Community Hospital

On Tuesday 9 May, the long-awaited Mulberry Garden at Norwich Community Hospital (NCH) was officially opened by the trust chair, Lynda Thomas. Patients and staff from Alder and Beech wards at NCH enjoyed a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the official opening, as well as cake in the new garden.

26th April 2023

How can you be more neuro-inclusive?

Around 15% of the UK population is thought to have a neurodiversity so it's essential that we all look at the way our workplaces are set up. Dr Stephanie Summers, Clinical Psychologist and Clinical Lead for our Neurodevelopmental Service, talks about what NCH&C is doing and offers advice on how others can be more neuro-inclusive.

26th April 2023

Thank you to all our Administration Professionals

National Administrative Professionals Day is celebrated on Wednesday 26 April. NCH&C says a big thank you to all is staff working in our administrative teams across the trust. Pictured here are some of our amazing reception staff.

17th March 2023

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

This week is Neurodiversity Celebration Week (13-19 March). NCH&C has been speaking to colleagues about neurodiversity and what is has brought to their lives and their roles in the NHS.

10th March 2023

Children’s Services at NCH&C

An introduction to some of the services NCH&C delivers for children and young people.

9th March 2023

NHS Staff Survey Results 2022

In Autumn last year, we invited all our staff to complete the National NHS Staff Survey 2022. 8 in 10 would be happy with the standard of care provided by this organisation for a friend or relative, and 7 in 10 would recommend the organisation as a place to work