Members’ Update

On this page, we have links to our archived Members’ Update.

You can find out more about becoming a member, our governors, health events, and more on our Trust website.

We also produce a quarterly magazine for staff and members called “Aspire”. Past editions and articles can be found here.


Click to read the December 2023 edition December 2023

  • Woking Community Hospital gets planning consent for new diagnostic centre
  • Trust holds first Community Open Day at Ashford
  • New Sensory Garden comes to St Peter’s Hospital
  • Recognising World Prematurity Day 2023
Click to read the October 2023 edition October 2023

  • 2023 Staff Achievement Awards
  • Trust holds second successful Community Open Day
  • Tim Spencer award at Brooklands Innovation Academy
  • Allied Health Professionals Day celebrations 2023
NHS 75th Birthday - Click to read the August 2023 edition August 2023

  • NHS 75th Birthday
  • Community Day 15 July
  • Quality Improvement Event
  • Good Luck to our International Nurses
  • Early Study Supported by ASPH Shows Promising Results
  • Ellen Bull Appointed as Interim Chief Nurse
  • Simon Devonshire OBE is Appointed as New Non-Executive Director
  • New Drugs Preparation Room
  • Fundraising Roundup
  • Hospitals Receive Over £1,000 from Salesian School to Celebrate NHS 75th Birthday
Community Day 15th July - Click to read the July 2023 edition July 2023

  • Community Day 15th July
  • Caroline Warner Joins the Trust as New Chair
  • Noah Performs at St Peter’s
  • Dementia Team Join NHS 75 Birthday
  • Junior Doctor Industrial Action
  • ASPH in Bloom Garden Competition
  • Samsung Volunteers at St Peter’s
  • Congratulations to Kerry Eastwood
  • Sterile Services – Excellent Feedback Once Again
  • Over £1,000 Donation for St Peter’s Children’s Wards
  • Dietitians Week
  • Carers Week
  • “SLEEPY Eyes” Launch
  • Armed Forces Week
  • Chief Nurse Joins NHS South East England Regional Team
Coronation Celebrations - Click to read the June 2023 edition June 2023

  • Community Day 15th July
  • Coronation Celebrations
  • Integrated Stroke Delivery Network
  • Healing Arts Staff Garden Opens
  • Ashford Colleagues Awarded Care Certificates
  • Pride in Nursing and Midwifery Day
  • Hospital to Home
  • World IBD Day
  • NHS 75 Birthday Celebrations on 5th July
Abbey Birth Centre - Click to read the May 2023 edition May 2023

  • Entonox
  • CQC publishes report on maternity services at St Peter’s Hospital
  • Junior Doctors Industrial Action
  • Easter Cake treats and support during industrial action
  • Wellbeing Hub opens for Ashford Hospital staff
  • Bereavement Café opens at Chertsey House
  • Wearing Masks no longer mandatory
  • New surgical robot comes to St Peter’s Hospital
  • Quality Improvement event returns!
  • Good luck to our international nurses
  • International day of the midwife
  • Wisley community day
  • World Hygiene Day on 5 May
Woking Diagnostic Hub - Click to read the November 2022 edition November 2022

  • Upcoming Event – Annual Members’ Meeting
  • Woking Diagnostic Hub
  • Remembrance Day 2022
  • Optivo Launch New Housing Development for Nurses and Key Workers
  • Ashford and St Peter’s are recognised by The Ministry of Defence for supporting the Armed Forces in the Workplace
  • Staff Achievement Awards 2022
  • Trust wins Healthcare Caterer of the Year at Foodservice Cateys Awards 2022
  • AHP Day 2022
  • Ashford Hospital Opened New Wobble Room
  • ITU Outdoor Space Opens at St Peter’s
  • Healing Arts Live Music Programme – Volunteers Needed!
Royal Visit - Click to read the July 2022 edition July 2022

  • Trust Welcomes New Chief Executive – Julie Smith
  • Healing Arts – The Eternal Garden and Light Boxes
  • Research and Development – ASPH’S Contribution to International Covid Research During the Pandemic
  • Surrey Safe Care Launches
  • ASPH Celebrates New Staff Restaurant
  • Veteran Accreditation
  • Wellbeing Hub Launches
  • Covid Star Medals and Yearbooks
Royal Visit - Click to read the May 2021 edition May 2021

  • Council of Governors’ Election
  • Reflections of the pandemic
  • Vaccination Hub at Chertsey House
  • Developing our sites – St Peter’s Hospital
  • Developing our sites – Ashford Hospital
  • Supporting the wellbeing of Team ASPH
  • ASPH New Year’s Honours 2021
Royal Visit - Click to read the July 2020 edition July 2020

  • Members’ Update
  • Adapting the way we work
  • Attend Anywhere – Virtual Appointments
  • Support from local community and partners
  • Providing exceptional patient care
  • Looking after Team ASPH
  • COVID Workplace Safety
  • Restoring services
  • Annual Members’ Meeting and Members’ Events
Face Mask - Click to read the April 2020 edition April 2020

  • Coronavirus
  • Temporary Trust Leadership Change
  • Members Meetings
  • Introducing the New Governors
  • How to exercise while staying at home
  • Patient Panel Invite
Flu Jabs - Click to read the November 2019 edition November 2019

  • Staff Achievement Awards
  • ASPH Transformation Programme Update
  • World Mental Health Day
  • Flu 2019/2020
  • Council of Governor Elections – Reminder to Vote
Community Day -Click to read the June 2019 edition June 2019

  • All Welcome at our Community Open Day
Christmas Party - Click to read the February 2019 edition February 2019

  • Council of Governors’ Election
  • Dates for the Diary
  • Christmas 2018 at Ashford and St Peter’s
  • Update on West Site
  • Transport Snack Packs at Ashford and St Peter’s
Theatre Team - Click to read the October 2018 edition October 2018

  • Council of Governor Elections
  • ASPH VTE Prevention commended for outstanding practice
  • Dr Peter Reynolds wins national “Who Cares Wins Health Award”
  • Parents Charity Ball raises £10,000 for NICU
  • CQC report
  • Mayor opens refurbished parents accommodation on NICU
  • Staff awards
  • Urgent care workshops
Governor Elections - Click to read the September 2018 edition September 2018

  • Governor Election 2018
  • Organ Donation Week: 2 – 9 September 2018
  • Centre of Excellence for Endometriosis wins two awards
  • Quads born at St Peter’s Hospital Maternity Unit
  • High Sheriff visits St Peter’s Hospital
Octopus Toys - Click to read the March 2018 edition March 2018

  • Premature Babies are helped by ‘Octopus’
  • Council of Governors Elections 2018
  • Dates for the diary
  • Congratulations to our Childcare Apprentices
  • Urology team launch new ‘virtual’ service
  • Mouth Care Matters
Membership Recruitment - Click to read the January 2018 edition January 2018

  • Christmas Membership Recruitment Drive
  • Happy New Year
  • Dates for the diary
  • Visit by Santa, Mrs Claus and their elves to our play room
  • Volunteers Christmas Lunch
  • Angel Tree gifts for children visiting the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Local charity book author has nothing but praise for the NHS
  • ‘HANDi’ Paediatric App Launched
  • Bumps and Pumps – new support group launched for mums with Type 1 Diabetes
  • All change! Care of the Elderly is now the Senior Adult Medical Service
Going Purple - Click to read the December 2017 edition December 2017

  • St Peter’s goes purple for World Prematurity Day
  • Certificate of Distinguished Service Award for Mr Arun Gupta
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Digital step forward for maternity services
  • Be part of our patient panel
  • ‘Gold standard’ prostate biopsy now available
  • Make sure you choose the right health services this winter
  • Lunch4Life committee’s continuous donations to our Breast Clinic
  • Ashford and St Peter’s ‘Adopt a Grandparent’ scheme wins FAB NHS Award
Virtual Clinics - Click to read the October 2017 edition October 2017

  • Trust Introduces New Virtual Fracture Clinic
  • Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt MP, visits Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals
  • Hospitals shortlisted for prestigious national award
  • Trust pledges to #EndPJParalysis
  • We are in the top rank for safe care of hip fracture patients
  • Planning Application Submitted for Redevelopment of part of St Peter’s Healthcare Campus, Chertsey
Farewell to Aileen - Click to read the August 2017 edition August 2017

  • Farewell to Aileen
  • Appointment of new Interim Chief Nurse
  • Pioneering hospitals lead the way to an agency-free NHS
  • British Healthcare equipment could soon be making Nigerian patients more comfortable
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Elderly patients enjoy songs on the wards
Day of Midwife - Click to read the May 2017 edition May 2017

  • St Peter’s Hospital marks International Day of the Midwife with mum, baby and midwife reunion
  • Consultant praises local students for creative A&E film
  • Mallinckrodt donates £100,000 to support Neonatal Care
  • Aileen McLeish commended by Institute of Directors
  • Ashford and St Peter’s named as one of the CHKS Top Hospitals 2017
Saint Peters Campus - Click to read the April 2017 edition April 2017

  • Have your say on redevelopment proposals for part of the St Peter’s Healthcare Campus
  • Generous patients boost Hematology Day Unit’s refurbishment fund
  • Trust shortlisted for CHKS national healthcare efficiency award
  • Members’ Event on Research and Development
Clinicians Talking - Click to read the February 2017 edition February 2017

  • Improving Stroke Services across West Surrey: Public Consultation Launched
  • Invite to Council of Governors’ Meeting
  • Members’ Event: Eye Health
Team Meeting - Click to read the January 2017 edition January 2017

  • Re-boot Week
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Book Now: Ophthalmology Event
  • Improving Local Gynaecology Services – We Need Your Help
  • Trust shortlisted for National Patient Experience Awards
  • Neonatal Unit Cash Boost!
Midwifery Pledge - Click to read the December 2016 edition December 2016

  • Head midwife at Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals makes pledge to care for colleagues
  • A Message from the Chairman
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Excellence in Teaching Awards
  • Significant improvement in care for our patients with cancer
  • Improving Cancer Care – join us on February 8th and find out how you can help
  • 5th Winter Colorectal meeting held at St Peter’s
Annual Meeting - Click to read the August 2016 edition August 2016

  • Annual General Meeting 2016
  • Are you a member and interested in becoming a Public Governor?
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Success of dedicated unit for elderly patients
  • How clean is your house? – The hospital version
  • Green fingered volunteers dig St Peter’s Hospital
  • Big drive against pressure ulcers at Ashford and St Peter’s pays off
Quality Improvement - Click to read the June 2016 edition June 2016

  • Quality Improvement at your Fingertips
  • Dates for your Diary
  • Upcoming Health Events
  • Giving premature babies a better start in life
  • Hayley Shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year
  • Specialist Cardiology Services
  • Wheelchair Gift for Ashford
  • Nutrition and Hydration Week
Trust Merger - Click to read the January 2016 edition January 2016

  • Next Steps for our Proposed Hospital Merger with the Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • Merger Update Public Meetings
  • Memory Tree Unveiled to Commemorate Organ Donors
  • New Alcohol Liaison Nurse for the Trust
  • Trust Maintain Maternity Service Standards in Latest Survey
  • Help North West Surrey CCG Improve Your Local NHS Community Services
  • Stay Well This Winter