Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust

National Industrial Action, Thursday 29 January

Hinchingbrooke Hospital expects there to be minimal disruption to services as a result of national industrial action arranged by Health Unions. However please note the following:

  • The Maternity Day Assessment Unit will not be open between 1pm and 3pm on Thursday, 29 January. The Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit and Labour Ward will operate as normal.
  • The Radiology Department will be operating an 'Emergency Only' service on Thursday 29 January between 8am and 2pm.
  • Any patients who are directly affected have already been contacted by a member of staff to reschedule their appointment.

Business as usual at Hinchingbrooke

On Friday 8th January, Circle announced that they are regretfully withdrawing from their current contract to manage Hinchingbrooke Hospital.  Wed like to assure you that our hospital remains open and caring for our patients is still our top priority. There will be no interruption to our services and if you have an appointment or require urgent medical attention, it's strictly business as usual.
Read our Executive Team's letter here.

Seasonal Flu - Visiting restrictions

We are currently experiencing an increased number of seasonal flu casesand for the protection of both you and our  patients, we have temporarily restricted visiting to one person per patient, throughout the hospital.  Please dont bring children with you during your visit.

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms, such as fever, cough and joint pain, please speak to your GP for advice or telephone 111. You can find out more at: http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Flu/Pages/Introduction.aspx

If you are pregnant, with flu-like symptoms please read the attached Pregnancy and flu information sheet from the Midwifery Team.

Ebola information

Its important to remember that you can only become infected with the Ebola virus if you have come into direct contact with the blood, body fluids or organs of an infected person. If you have recently returned from West Africa and have any of the symptoms of Ebola you should not come straight to A&E but should contact 111 or your GP immediately so you can be met and treated in an appropriate place. 

Read the latest information on the Ebola Virus on NHS Choices here

Patient Feedback

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Our Patient Feedback

In October 2014, 96% of patients who responded to our Friends and Family Survey said they would recommend Hinchingbrooke to family or friends. Find out more here.

 

 

The Park Maternity Centre

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The Park Maternity Centre - Huntingdon

Find out more about The Park Maternity Centre where we provide exceptional standards of midwifery and obstetric care for women in Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire and beyond. 

Woodlands Centre Extension

Woodlands Extension

Our Woodlands Centre Extension Project

We are raising funds to extend our Woodlands Centre, to improve and increase the services we offer, and we need your help to reach our goal.For further information please contact us on 01480 416283 or find out more here.

 

About Circle

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Circle Partnership

Read more about our unique relationship with Circle and how we're working together to improve services.

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