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About ScotterwardLCHS

Scotter Ward is a nurse led ward in a busy community hospital in Gainsborough which is part of Lincolnshire Community Health Services. We have just over 40 clinical and non clinical staff and have 23 beds 21 intermediate care and 2 palliative care. We are a team passionate about what we do and always strive to improve standards for our patients and staff

Innovating way of emulating how the older frail person feels within staff training

23 January 2017Categories: Compassionate Care, ECIST Network, education, Fabulous Stuff, The TNT Award, Training

On Scotter Ward we always like to try and use experiential learning in teaching sessions as it makes it much [...]

‘Every penny counts’ A simple little idea to fundraise

14 December 2016Categories: FabAmbassador, Fabulous Stuff, The Penguin Teamship Award, The TNT Award, Together we can

For the last 9 months we have been passionately raising money in order to refurbish our palliative care suite on [...]

slow closing bins help our patients to have a better nights sleep: Responding to patient Feedback

13 September 2016Categories: Compassionate Care, Fabulous Stuff, Listening to service users, The TNT Award, Valueing Service Feedback

Problem On our feedback surveys several patients mentioned that the bins we had in the bay were noisy when staff [...]

Proactive Exercise group supports older adults to stay independant

12 September 2016Categories: Active communities, Care of the elderly services, Fabulous Stuff, Falls Prevention, Staff/role initiatives, The Rosa Parks Award

We would like to share an initiative run by our trust Lincolnshire Community Health Services within our hospital John Coupland [...]

‘Forget me nots’ A small gift in our bereavement packs

29 August 2016Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Nursing, The TNT Award

Last year one of our first shares on fabnhsstuff was our bereavement sleeves that are made by Sister Donna Phillips [...]

Parkinson’s Excellence trainers hit their century of staff trained!!

07 August 2016Categories: education, FabAmbassador, FabChangeDay, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, The TNT Award, Together we can, Training

Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) is committed to ensuring its staff are informed and knowledgeable in the area of long [...]

Last years pledge for NHS change day to create 100 more dementia friends smashed!!

04 August 2016Categories: Dementia Care, FabAmbassador, FabChangeDay, Fabulous Stuff, The TNT Award

My name is Donna Phillips I am a Clinical Nurse Educator/Clinical Nurse Lead for Lincolnshire Community Health Services (LCHS) working [...]

Nurses not only go but swim the extra mile too

18 May 2016Categories: Fabulous Stuff, The TNT Award, Together we can

Nurses swapped the ward for the pool to raise funds towards the refurbishment of the palliative care suite. With support [...]

Clinical Nurse Educator scoops Excellance in Education Awards

08 May 2016Categories: Fabulous Stuff, Nursing, The TNT Award, Together we can, Training, Valuing your staff, Visible leadership

A Gainsborough Clinical Nurse Educator has been successful at the first ever Health Education Excellence in Education Awards. Donna Phillips, [...]

An innovative way to share health promotion messages with patients on placemats at mealtimes

22 March 2016Categories: Care of the elderly services, education, Fabulous Stuff, Nursing, Nutrition, Patient Empowerment, Staff/role initiatives, The HMS Victory Award, The TNT Award

On Scotter Ward we are always looking for innovative ways to get health promotion messages across to our patients. We [...]

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