Smashed it!


The first National Healthcare Estates & Facilities Day yesterday (June 15) was a huge success. Registrations to participate continued even throughout the day as other teams and Trusts launched their celebrations and twitter lit up with the hashtag #HealthEFMDay. The final tally of registrations was 538, with a reach of just over 250,000 staff. Thank you to everyone who took part and helped to make the day so memorable.

Activities included:

• Personal messages of thanks from Trust CEOs and Chairs to their E&F workforce

• Sharing infographics and posters to highlight the many ways E&F staff keep healthcare services running smoothly and safely

• Spotlights on individual team members sharing their career stories, what their roles involve and what they enjoy

• Sharing posters and other personal messages of thank you and appreciation

• Visits to E&F teams and individuals from CEOs, COOs and other senior managers to show their support and express their thanks

• Demonstrations and displays to explain the roles of E&F 

• Delivering decorated cupcakes, thank you cards and badges

• Sharing photos of E&F teams and individuals in their work environments

• Schools visits

• Cinema shows

• Energy centre tours

• Staff team breakfasts

• Prize draws and competitions

• Sending senior management teams ‘back to the floor’ to work side-by-side with E&F staff

• Food tastings and service demonstrations

• Videos of E&F team members explaining their work

• Cooking and baking competitions

• Lighting up the outside of the hospital building

• Delivering baskets of fruit and sweets

Please share your stories from the day on the website: This will give others inspiration for ways in which they can celebrate next year and we will also share them in the July/August issue of Pulse. Finally, it’s never too soon to start planning for next year. The 2023 National Healthcare Estates & Facilities Day will be held on June 21. Let’s make it even bigger and better.

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HEFMAUK 1537420251436134400 HEFMA 16:Jun:2022 13:02:06 Thanks to everyone who took part #HealthEFMDay You all smashed it! Put next year’s date in your diaries now June 21, 2023 and let’s make this annual awareness and celebration day a truly unforgettable event
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