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Information regarding COVID-19 at BHT

The Trust has taken steps to protect patients, staff and visitors during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please read our COVID-19 information page for updates.

Please remember: if you are experiencing any of the symptoms: please stay at home, follow NHS 111 online advice, do not enter any of our hospitals. For the latest information about coronavirus (COVID-19) please visitNHS.uk/coronavirus 

Staff appeal

To provide extra support for all our staff during these challenging times the Trust charity has launched the BHT COVID-19 Staff Wellbeing Appeal with the aim of raising £10,000.

If you would like to make a donation, please click here

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Parking to remain free at all Trust car parks until 1 August
25 Jun 2020

Parking at Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust will remain free across all sites until Saturday 1 August. This is in line with Buckinghamshire Council who have recently announced that free parking in all council owned car parks and on-street pay and display bays will continue until 1 August.

Generous Buckinghamshire resident helps local NHS staff to get back in the saddle
23 Jun 2020

Local resident, Peter Thomas, kindly donated two brand new Ecosmo 20” fold-up bikes (worth £250 each) to help BHT staff get to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jan Knight named Queen's Nurse
22 Jun 2020

Our Community Nutrition Nurse Specialist Jan Knight has been awarded the status of Queen’s Nurse, by the Queen’s Nursing Institute in recognition of her commitment to promoting the highest standards of patient care in the community.

Trust staff instrumental in recovery trial success
18 Jun 2020

Congratulations to Dr Raha West and the Trust ICU team on the contribution they made to the success of the Recovery Trial its discovery of a drug proven to be of positive benefit to COVID-19 patients. Dexamethasone, one of the drugs tested on COVID-19 patients at Stoke Mandeville Hospital as part of the research trial, is the first drug to show reduced risk of dying by a third in ventilated patients and a fifth in those receiving oxygen only.

All patients and visitors to wear a face covering
12 Jun 2020

From 15 June, we are asking patients and visitors to wear a face covering at all times when visiting our hospitals, or services we provide in the community. Wearing a face covering will help to limit the spread of Covid-19, and protect others from the virus.

Trust first to organise on-site English test for non-UK trained nurses in the wake of COVID-19 exam cancellations
12 Jun 2020

On 13 June a group of overseas nurses recruited to Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust will finally be able to sit their Occupational English Test (OET), a required part of their Nursing and Midwifery Council Registration. Tests had been cancelled since March in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic.

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