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Suzanne's Message

Title Created Date
Stopping flu is up to you! 14 December 2018
Preparing for winter 07 December 2018
An outpatient service for the future 30 November 2018
The NHS Staff Survey 26 November 2018
Improving care by staying aware 16 November 2018
ASPH Transformation Programme 09 November 2018
Improving involvement 02 November 2018
Making every day count 26 October 2018
Safety and respect 19 October 2018
Time to change 12 October 2018
A Special Message about our CQC Report 05 October 2018
Preventing flu is up to you! 28 September 2018
Defining our digital direction 21 September 2018
Not all heroes wear capes 14 September 2018
One year on: Reflections from our Chairman 10 September 2018
A voice for all 31 August 2018
Supporting each other 24 August 2018
Celebrating our rising stars 17 August 2018
Reassessing emergency care 13 August 2018
Spotlight on our Graduate Scheme 03 August 2018
Home and hospital 27 July 2018
Giving something back 20 July 2018
Respect at work 16 July 2018
Birthday buzz and a busy buzzard 06 July 2018
Mortality reviews 29 June 2018
Speak up and we will listen 22 June 2018
Inspection, reflection, congratulation, and correction 15 June 2018
Working wonders 08 June 2018
Be open, be honest, and be proud 04 June 2018
A foundation for the future 25 May 2018
A single site for stroke services 18 May 2018
Let us hear your capital idea 11 May 2018
Meeting our Pharmacy Team 04 May 2018
Investing in our future 27 April 2018
Bed rest isn't always best 20 April 2018
It's time to switch off paper 13 April 2018
Spotlight On: Procurement and Materials Management 06 April 2018
The challenge of caring 29 March 2018
One vision, one team 23 March 2018
Turning ideas into improvements 16 March 2018
Achieving a healthy balance 09 March 2018
Red2Green - Making Every Day Count 02 March 2018
On reflection 26 February 2018
Spring into action 16 February 2018
A critical condition? 09 February 2018
Keeping health in mind 02 February 2018
Connected care is our primary priority 26 January 2018
A renewed focus 19 January 2018
Checks and balances 12 January 2018
Lean and serene in 2018 05 January 2018
Bringing in the new 29 December 2017
A Special Christmas Message 20 December 2017
Mythbusting and flu fighting 15 December 2017
The place to be 08 December 2017
Our winter winners 01 December 2017
It's about time 24 November 2017
Mouth Care Matters 17 November 2017
Our zero tolerance approach to abuse 10 November 2017
Winter Cometh 03 November 2017
Making patient time count 27 October 2017
Be a flu fighter 20 October 2017
Meet our new chairman 13 October 2017
Roundly praised 06 October 2017
Building for the future 29 September 2017
Get dressed and get moving! 22 September 2017
A very special visit 15 September 2017
Breaking down the barriers of care 08 September 2017
A farewell from Aileen McLeish 01 September 2017
Weathering the weekend 25 August 2017
Securing a sustainable service 18 August 2017
Thank you for your dedication 11 August 2017
Practice promotes progress 04 August 2017
An inspiring and insightful visit 28 July 2017
Connecting with our community 21 July 2017
Rising to the challenge 14 July 2017
"What good looks like" 07 July 2017
Everyone is an improver 30 June 2017
People, processes, and partnership 23 June 2017
Being prepared 16 June 2017
For the record 09 June 2017
Innovation in action 02 June 2017
Everyone makes a difference 26 May 2017
Changing the way we change 19 May 2017
Adapting to change 15 May 2017
Looking forward 05 May 2017
It's time to celebrate! 28 April 2017
Quite inspirational 21 April 2017
Research is our cornerstone 13 April 2017
Busy being better 07 April 2017
New year, new services, new colleagues 31 March 2017
An aim to sustain 24 March 2017
Raising our voices 17 March 2017
Improving every day 10 March 2017
Supporting staff to speak up 03 March 2017
Find time to do something new 24 February 2017
Inspection, reflection, and expectation 22 February 2017
Maintaining our balance 17 February 2017
Asking the right questions 13 February 2017
Vive la resolution! 03 February 2017
Building relationships 27 January 2017
Upon further inspection 20 January 2017
We can do it! 13 January 2017
Introducing "Re-boot" week 06 January 2017
Changes and challenges 30 December 2016
Choosing Well this Winter 23 December 2016
Learning from mortality reviews 16 December 2016
Confidence in our care 09 December 2016
Developments in Maternity 02 December 2016
From wards to awards 25 November 2016
Right medication, right time 18 November 2016
EMR and the Well-Led Review 11 November 2016
Changing our focus and perspective 04 November 2016
Sharing our experience 28 October 2016
A Fabulous Week 21 October 2016
It's good to share 14 October 2016
WOW! What a Team! 30 September 2016
At the heart of a great organisation 23 September 2016
Ask us ... it's nothing to be embarrassed about 19 September 2016
Always listening, always learning 09 September 2016
Getting back on track 02 September 2016
Improving flow is the way to go 26 August 2016
Releasing the pressure 19 August 2016
Designing better care 12 August 2016
A new way of working to tackle pain 05 August 2016
Their legacy lives on 29 July 2016
Meeting our members 22 July 2016
Painting a clearer picture 18 July 2016
Saying "yes" to ideas 08 July 2016
Cracking the code 01 July 2016
Challenging times ahead but we are on the right course 24 June 2016
The goal is in sight 17 June 2016
Treating people fairly and equally 10 June 2016
Diversity is an Asset 03 June 2016
Going the extra mile 27 May 2016
Learning is the foundation for improvement 20 May 2016
Celebrating our diverse journeys 13 May 2016
It's in our blood 06 May 2016
Reducing the reliance on hospital care is the right thing to do 29 April 2016
Let's celebrate our successes! 22 April 2016
Taking the next step forward 15 April 2016
Safe and sound 08 April 2016
Strong teams support each other 01 April 2016
Taking pride in our profession 29 March 2016
A reflection on our culture 18 March 2016
Taking heart 11 March 2016
Making Improvement through Empowerment 04 March 2016
Education often leads to innovation 26 February 2016
Working better together 19 February 2016
Compassion is the key to care 12 February 2016
Knowledge(Net) is power 05 February 2016
Taking a big step forward 29 January 2016
Technology will lead the healthcare revolution 22 January 2016
Highlighting the importance of nursing 15 January 2016
Help whenever you can 08 January 2016
Working hard to make a difference 31 December 2015
A Christmas Message to Staff 22 December 2015
Every patient deserves the best care 21 December 2015
Care comes from everywhere and everyone 11 December 2015
Quality Improvement at the Cutting Edge 04 December 2015
Listening, Learning, Leading 27 November 2015
Researching the healthcare of tomorrow 20 November 2015
Our talents shine through 13 November 2015
The balance of care 06 November 2015
To learn, to understand, to change 30 October 2015
Let it flow 23 October 2015
Ready and resilient 16 October 2015
Developing a positive safety culture 09 October 2015
New challenges and new perspectives 25 September 2015
Leading the way 18 September 2015
From good ideas to great innovations 14 September 2015
Keeping healthy and happy 04 September 2015
The right time to make a change 28 August 2015
Co-designing better experiences 21 August 2015
Remembering the most important thing 14 August 2015
A positively good idea 07 August 2015
Changing our perspective 31 July 2015
The right thing to do 24 July 2015
Doing the amazing 17 July 2015
Seeing the person before the patient 10 July 2015
Just give it a go! 03 July 2015
The many roads ahead 26 June 2015
The Importance of Ashford Hospital to the Trust 26 June 2015
Our Endoscopy Unit: The Inside View 26 June 2015
Meeting staff in the Surgical Assessment Unit 26 June 2015
The small things make a big difference 19 June 2015
Cultivating Curiosity and Creativity 12 June 2015
"Nothing was too much trouble" 29 May 2015
Building a Reputation for Quality Care 26 May 2015
Supporting the way we care 15 May 2015
Showing our pride 08 May 2015
In praise of appraisals 01 May 2015
With challenge comes opportunity 24 April 2015
Celebrating our Shining Stars 17 April 2015
"Spring is the time of plans and projects" 10 April 2015
So much to talk about ... 02 April 2015
Shooting for the moon 27 March 2015
The recognition of nutrition in relation to hydration 20 March 2015
‘We are a really caring organisation’ 13 March 2015
Let us lead the way ... 06 March 2015
A Pause for Thought 20 February 2015
Facing our financial challenges 06 February 2015
Developing a Digital Hospital 23 January 2015
Supporting our local health networks 16 January 2015
Showing our commitment to care 09 January 2015
A year of many highlights 24 December 2014
The challenge of being under the spotlight 12 December 2014
Busy ... but at our best 05 December 2014
Pride in our Team 28 November 2014
Pulling out the stops 21 November 2014
A focus on improvement 14 November 2014
Demand and resilience 31 October 2014
Championing our diversity 24 October 2014
Testing our preparedness 17 October 2014
Working as a team when under pressure 10 October 2014
Springing Forward 03 October 2014
Creating the right culture for our hospitals 26 September 2014
The essence of care 19 September 2014
Let's Talk: Starting the Conversation 12 September 2014
Building the team 05 September 2014
Listening, hearing, acting 29 August 2014
Thoughts on my first week 22 August 2014
Suzanne announced as new Chief Executive 24 June 2014

Welcome

Each week Suzanne Rankin, our Chief Executive, sends a message to staff about events at the hospitals, special achievements, and plans for the future.

We shall be adding them to this section as well as including them on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

From time to time, we shall ask other members of the Trust Board and clinical team to give their perspective on the week in our hospitals.

 

About Suzanne

Suzanne was announced as the new Chief Executive in June 2014.

Suzanne began her nursing and management career with the Royal Navy, including deployment during the 1990 Gulf War; a spell as Senior Nursing Officer at NATO Headquarters in Lisbon; and Nursing Officer in charge of the 56-bed Trauma and Orthopaedic Unit at the former Royal Hospital Haslar in Gosport, Hampshire.

Past Messages