Warrington and Halton Hospitals

Staff uniforms

Nursing staff and student in uniformWhilst you are visiting hospital you may meet several different members of staff involved in your care. From nurses through to phlebotomists, each staff member has a different role in the health care team at the trust and wears a different uniform.

You can find a guide to most of our uniforms on this page to help you identify each staff member.

Nursing and midwifery staff

staff uniforms- matron

The senior nurse who usually looks after a group of wards or departments.

Staff uniforms- assistant matron

Assistant Matron
Assistant matrons support matrons in the larger areas of the trust.

Staff uniforms - Sister or ward manager

Sister/Ward Manager
The lead nurse in a particular ward or department.

Staff uniforms - Patient Flow Team

Patient Flow Team
The patient flow team ensure you have a bed on the right ward when you need it.

Staff uniforms - burgundy with white piping

Senior Nurse Clinician
Senior nurse clinicians have extra training to carry out particular tasks.

Staff uniforms - Senior Nurse Clinician

Nurse Specialist
Nurse specialists are expert nurses for particular diseases and conditions.

Staff uniforms - Midwife

Midwives provide our obstetrics (maternity) services.

Staff uniforms - Staff nurse

Staff Nurse
Staff nurses are qualified nurses on the wards and in departments.

Staff uniforms - Nursing assistant

Nursing/ Health Care Assistant
Health care assistants provide a key caring role on the wards.

Staff uniforms - grey with navy piping

Student Nurse
Our student nurses are in training and usually shadow qualified nurses.

Therapy and support staff

Staff uniforms - Audiologist

Audiologists provide hearing services in the hospitals and community.

Staff uniforms - Radiographer

Staff who provide our imaging services like ultrasound, X-ray, MRI and CT.

Staff uniforms - Pharmacist

Our pharmacy team on the ward support prescription and delivery of medicines.

Staff uniforms - Phlebotomist

Phlebotomists provide blood tests and services on the wards and in clinics.

Staff uniforms - Physiotherapists

Our physiotherapy team provide clinic services and on the wards.

Domestic and portering staff

Staff uniforms - housekeeper

Each ward has a housekeeper who is responsible for cleanliness on the ward and much more.

Staff uniforms - domestic assistant

Domestic Assistant
Domestic assistants provide our cleaning services on the wards.

Staff uniforms - Porter

Porters play a key role in getting you from A to B and ensuing you are taken for tests/surgery.

Staff uniforms - ward clerk

Ward Clerk
The ward clerk is responsible for administration on the ward and booking you in.
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