“Up to 3,400 staff work within the hospital, so it’s extremely important that our patients know who is treating them and that they feel reassured and confident in the care they receive.” Says Sarah Seeley, Transformation Lead Nurse. “We looked again at our nursing uniforms to improve both visibility and perception of their role. We chose traditional nursing tunics made by Alexandra because they look smart and professional. They also save the hospital around £15,000 a year, compared to our previous uniform range”.
“We launched the uniform update on International Nurses Day” says Jennis Varghese, Category Manager, Procurement and Supplies. “The colours range from white (signifying a student nurse) through to black (the most senior rank) with a range of blues in between and contrasting piping. It has been the successful culmination of a very intensive process, but which has made a huge difference to the way both staff and patients feel about the importance of the nursing role”.
“We chose traditional nursing tunics made by Alexandra because they look smart and professional.”
Sarah Seeley, Transformation Lead Nurse
Smartworks, overall winner of the 2017 Charity Award, are a charity based in five major cities across the UK. They offer a unique, free and very personal service to long term-unemployed women to help them get back to work.
Sally Beauty unveiled their first complete store makeover at their High Wycombe branch in recent months as part of a significant makeover for their stores nationwide. Alexandra have been working closely with the team at Sally Beauty to develop a dynamic new staff uniform that echoes the companies striking pink and black branding.