Latest news from members of the Helpforce Network

Chat

3 Replies

User

2 Contributors

Created by Debbie Ambrose - Last updated 25 days ago | Tags:

Authors' Post

Reply to discussion
27 April 2021 at 10:01am
Heart

0 Likes

Volunteer Recruitment Day at Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Northampton General Hospital will be holding their first ever Volunteer Recruitment Day on 12 May 2021.

To accommodate everyone they are running two sessions during the day and will also have some of their volunteers at the event to answer any questions and give an insight into the world of Volunteering at NGH.

Interested in this story? Please follow the link.

If your team has great news and you would like to share with the Helpforce Network, please feel free to post it here.

Reply to discussion

Viewing 1 - 3 of 3 Replies

Sort by:

Chevron

Vy Tran

Participant
18 June 2021 at 12:42pm
Heart

1 Like

It's so great to see the new Befriending service at the Royal Marsden NHS FT is up and running and has already made a difference already. Their story has been published in the Mirror https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/real-life-stories/widows-loneliness-hell-after-battling-24301080?utm,

In a nut shell: Patients are assessed by the Adult Psychological Support team and then referred to the service before being matched up with volunteers who call every week to chat about anything and everything.

Many thanks to @Barry Pridmore for sharing with us this wonderful news!

21 June 2021 at 11:10am
Heart

0 Likes

The hospital volunteers at South Tees who made a massive difference during pandemic - and now have NHS jobs

Almost 100 hospital volunteers, who dedicated their time to helping others during the pandemic have now been hired in roles from ward clerks to medical record officers

Since the start of the covid-19 crisis, over 500 local people signed up to South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s therapeutic support programme. Lead nurse for therapeutic support, Debi McKeown, has overseen as the valuable volunteers supported patients and staff throughout the trust and contributed to a positive hospital experience for all.

For the full story please go to Teeside News

28 September 2021 at 3:05pm
Heart

1 Like

Government guidelines for DBS checks were last updated on 16 September 2021.

For the latest information please go to:

DBS ID checking guidelines

Viewing 1 - 3 of 3 Replies