Porter pushing a patient through a hospital lobby

MyPorter looking to support you through strength in numbers

In a year that has seen NHS hospitals across the nation battling with the harrowing scenes which Covid-19 has brought to their wards, and with it the challenge of battling against the tide of exhaustion, mental fatigue and decreased staff numbers, all while trying to maintain efficiency, the team at MyPorter have been continuing to build long-term partnerships and be a support for hospitals through the current pandemic and beyond, which has seen them adopting the role of “We are your supporters”.

All NHS staff are heroes for what they do day in and day out, but especially with how they have coped throughout the pandemic. While they’re all heroes, they’re not superheroes – they’re human just like us, and help and support should be provided where needed.

They’re in the middle of a battle against Covid-19: could you imagine seeing a soldier go into battle without a gun? A firefighter sent to put out a fire without a hose? A police officer trying to arrest somebody without handcuffs? Porter’s need the tools to do their job too – help them improve efficiency, help them keep appointments on time, help them maintain better patient flow, better patient experiences and better overall patient outcomes.

The MyPorter team have looked to provide any additional help and support in any way they can, including developing and launching free medical gas monitoring tools due to increased usage throughout the pandemic, they have also created articles to support porter mental health and wellbeing and launched the recently completed the MyPorter Awards, an award which saw portering and facilities managers and directors sending in their nominations for dedicated porters who they believe have gone above and beyond in their duties over the past year.

MyPorter Round Up Graphic

The awards were launched to show the appreciation and raise awareness for the work porters do. The winner receives the award, but also a cash donation to their Trust’s charity partner and a cash donation to the winner’s charity of choice, with aims for a bigger and better awards next year with more categories as well as other ideas being in the pipeline to support portering teams further.

Doing a difficult job in difficult circumstances isn’t easy, and although the NHS are battling hard to maintain their successes, we have the tools to help you battle this pandemic, the aftermath and continue to support you well into the future. We want to help you and we want to do this by building a long-term partnership with you to ensure your hospital’s portering teams are running as effectively as possible.

Sunderland Royal Hospital are one of the more recent additions to the MyPorter family with a successful install in their radiology department, with a view to growing the partnership across the rest of their site, with them already reporting seeing improvement in their porter performance. Hot on the heels of this has seen the beginnings of long-term partnerships with Barnsley, Leighton and Walsall hospitals, with others to be announced in the near future.

With this, GlobalView System’s MyPorter porter task management software solution has seen continuous growth, with an influx of new orders in the pipeline, this has seen the company act swiftly to appoint 5 new members to the team, largely in the support and install roles to cover this and any other additional orders which may come in before financial ‘year end’ and beyond, to continue providing the same high-level of service.

MyPorter is giving benefits to the hospitals which have it installed, allowing them to maintain better patient flow and in turn better patient experiences and outcomes. It is helping turn ‘Covid chaos’ into ‘Covid calm’.

Our team are here to listen to your needs – let us help you. Get in touch now, and we can battle these hardships together. You can call us on: 01482 772 536 or email: [email protected]

For more information or to read our latest case studies, you can visit: www.myporterlogistics.com

NHE July/August 21

NHE July/August 21

Prioritising staff wellbeing

NHE’s July/August 2021 edition focuses on some of the key, defining aspects of a successful, supported health service: Mental Health & Workforce. Elsewhere, we take on the incredibly topical Infection Prevention and address the role which Pharma will play in both our NHS and wider health environment.


View all videos
National Health Executive Presents

National Health Executive Presents

NHE365 Virtual Festival: Net-Zero NHS

As was outlined by Sir Simon Stevens when the NHS announced their green plans back in 2020, 5,700 lives could be saved each year by improved air quality. Even more could see their overall health improve and be in a position to self-manage their conditions, rather than requiring NHS treatment. Covid-19 has already left the NHS with a sizeable treatment backlog, so anything which can be done to improve patient health and reduce demand is beneficial for all.

Working together, we can help the NHS realise its green ambitions as per the Net-Zero National Health Service report and its ambitious 2040 target. Join us on August 25, 2021 for our Net-Zero NHS event, where we will be joined by health sector leaders and innovators for a day of sharing best practice and networking.

Finger on the Pulse

Ep 14. Health messaging is a science, Professor Craig Jackson

On Episode 14 of NHE's Finger on the Pulse podcast, we're joined by Professor Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology
Birmingham City University to discuss the coronavirus pandemic, the health messaging around it and how those in power have missed a trick by overlooking the key role of psychology in informing the public of restrictions, measures and the ever-changing situation

More articles...

View all