A chance to see Newark Hospital’s newest equipment and services
Patients, staff and visitors will be able to take a look at Newark Hospital’s newest services on Saturday 14 October.
The hospital is holding an open day and will be opening its doors from 10am – 2pm for people to take a look behind the scenes, meet the staff and see the services that the hospital has to offer.
The event will be officially opened by the Newark Town Mayor, Cllr Mrs Rita Crowe, with Chief Executive, Richard Mitchell, Assistant Chief Operating Officer for Newark, Ant Rosevear and Matron, Carly Rollinson in attendance.
Tours of the various departments across the hospital will be on offer, including; Theatres, Bramley Children’s Unit, X-ray and CT Scanner, Sconce Ward, Minster Day Case, Fernwood Community Unit, the Urgent Care Centre and Pre-op. Tours will start from the main entrance and the hospital’s voluntary team will be on hand to direct visitors and answer any questions.
The open day will include a range of health and hospital information stands, interactive displays and demonstrations from departments such as Cardiorespiratory, Chaplaincy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy. NHS Careers and work experience will also be on hand to give advice to those wishing to work in the NHS.
Friends of Newark Hospital and other healthcare partners including East Midlands Ambulance Service, Fire Service and Community Police will also be supporting the event.
To tie in with the Dementia Care Appeal for Newark Hospital, there will also be the chance to become a Dementia Friend by taking part in a Dementia Friends Awareness session, which are being run by Dementia Nurse Specialist, Fiona Mccandless-Sugg. Visitors are advised to book in for a session upon arrival.
Assistant Chief Operating Officer, Ant Rosevear said: “We are all really looking forward to the open day. It will be a great opportunity for us to showcase our new and expanded services as well as show people around and encourage young people to think about career opportunities in the NHS. Over the last year, we have expanded our day case services, we have opened the new Urgent Care Centre and we have purchased additional equipment, so there will be plenty to see at the open day.”