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All our staff and volunteers deserve recognition - but there are many that go above and beyond the call of duty to make the Trust a better service - with hard work, exciting new ideas and simply by putting patients first.

Our monthly Star Awards are to recognise outstanding individuals or teams who have innovated, impressed and made a real difference to how the Trust provides care for our patients. We are looking for your stories about how someone has made a difference and gone that extra mile - while at the same time demonstrating our values through caring, being helpful, respecting and valuing, and listening in order to improve.

Your nomination

I would like to nominate (please use the drop down menu)*

Their name*

If you have nomintated a team, it would be really useful if you could please provide us with a contact name within the team

Their job title (if known)

Which ward or department do they work in?*

Please use the drop down list to choose the site your nominee works*

Care Group

Follows is a list of the care groups within the trust. Using the drop down menu after the list, please indicate which care group your nominee works in. If you are unsure, please choose unknown.

Care Group 1: Acute, emergency, elderly medicine and community services York

Care Group 2: Acute, emergency and elderly medicine Scarborough

Care Group 3: Surgery

Care Group 4: Cancer and support services

Care Group 5: Family health and sexual health

Care Group 6: Specialised medicine and outpatients services

Allied Health Professional (AHP)

Corporate Services

LLP (Facilities and Estates)

Unknown

Please choose one from the drop down list*

Please give as much detail as possible in no more than 300 words why you think a team or individual deserve a Star Award.*

Are you happy for your nominee to know you have nominated them?*

About you

Your name*

Your email address or a contact phone number*

Are you a*

Star Award nominations are used in a number of ways to celebrate the services we deliver, including printed information, displays, exhibitions, on our website and on social media. By consenting, you agree that your nomination can be used for these purposes. You will remain anonymous for the purpose of external publicity. We reserve the right to continue to use the nomination until you advise otherwise.

I agree to my nomination being used in this way*

Click on the submit button to complete your nomination.

Email 2*:

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Our monthly Star Awards are your opportunity to tell us why you think someone has gone that extra mile.

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Blood taking, York Hospital

Due to COVID-19, from Monday 6 April the Phlebotomy service at York Hospital outpatient department will be closed until further notice.

We will continue to offer a blood taking services for patients who have urgent bloods requests only, at the nearby Nuffield Hospital. The urgency will have been identified during your medical appointment. Please access the Nuffield Hospital via the main reception and from there you will be directed to Phlebotomy. Please take a seat and wait to be called.

Patients who have routine blood test for yearly check-ups should not attend. Instead, please contact your GP to request an appointment at the GP surgery for your bloods to be taken.


Maternity services

If you are due to have a baby, please visit our website for up to date information about maternity services at this time https://bit.ly/39ANleP


Haematology and Oncology services

With effect from Monday 6 April there will be temporary changes to the Haematology and Oncology services at Scarborough and York Hospital.  These decision have been made on the grounds of patient safety in the current coronavirus pandemic.  Find out more here.


Visiting cancelled

Due to the increasing number of cases of coronavirus across the UK, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has made the decision to cancel all visiting to all its hospital sites in order to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

There are three exemptions to the ruling which are for one parent of a sick child under 18, for the partner of a woman giving birth and end of life patients at the discretion of the ward sister.

We would ask people to respect this decision and to treat our staff, who will be enforcing the visiting restrictions, with courtesy and respect.  For more information visit our website.


Outpatient appointments

We know that NHS services will come under intense pressure as the coronavirus spreads, and as a Trust we need to redirect staff, free up staff for refresher training and carry out any works as necessary, so we are able to maximise capacity for patients for when the number of infections peak.  We also need to reduce the number of people coming into our hospitals to protect our patients, as well as keeping our staff safe, well and able to come into work.

To do this, with effect from Tuesday 24 March 2020, along with other trusts in the Humber Coast and Vale partnerships, we have made the collective decision to suspend all non-urgent routine outpatient appointments for at least three months.  Urgent and emergency cases and cancer appointments will be carrying on as normal.

These are unprecedented times and we thank you for your understanding.  We know many people waiting for treatment will be disappointed or worried but please not contact the hospital as we will be contacting everyone directly affected in the coming days and weeks.

If you do not receive a letter or a phone call from the hospital, please turn up for your scheduled appointment as normal unless you have symptoms of coronavirus, a cold, flu or norovirus in which case you should contact us to cancel your appointment by clicking here.