January 2016 news archive

Stonewall Workplace Equality Index top 100 – we're at 32

The Stonewall Workplace Equality Index has been released and we’re the highest ranked NHS trust in England – at 32.

Published on 20th January 2016

Speech and language therapists give the gift of food

Christmas cheer may seem a distant memory, but for families in Crayford and Thamesmead, it will still be going.

And that’s because of the kind donation from our Bexley ...

Published on 13th January 2016

Stephen Firn announces his retirement

Our Chief Executive, Stephen Firn, has announced his retirement at the end of March 2016.

Stephen, who became Chief Executive in 2002, said: "It has been both a privilege and ...

Published on 11th January 2016

Junior doctor industrial action

Strike action due to take place next week has now been called off.

A 48-hour strike had been planned from 8am on Tuesday 26 January, to 8am on Thursday 28 ...

Published on 11th January 2016

Band 5 nurses - agencies don't always pay more

Our New Year campaign to recruit nurses has begun.

Published on 4th January 2016

Members’ Focus Groups – dates for your diary

Once a year, we invite our members to focus groups. These give our members the chance to let us know what’s going well, what can be improved and offer ...

Published on 4th January 2016