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With winter upon us, NHS organisations across the Midlands have been hard at work encouraging their staff to have their flu vaccinations in order to protect each other, their own loved ones and those they care for. Northampton General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (NGH) has been leading the way since early in the campaign, having […]
The East Midlands Cancer Alliance (EMCA) has appointed Richard Mitchell, chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SFHT) as its new chair. Richard has been chief executive of SFHT since 2017 and during that time has led his team to steadily improve the quality of care provided to patients as well as inspiring […]
As the Christmas holidays approach it’s important to remember that not all pharmacies will be open over the whole Christmas period. The NHS is reminding people in the Midlands where they can access expert medical treatment during the Christmas and New Year holiday (Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 December 2019 and Wednesday 1 January 2020). […]
England’s top doctors have urged people to protect themselves and their families from flu over the coming week amid warnings that new cases may peak over the busy Christmas period. While more people over the age of 65 have got their flu jab than this time last year – the call to action from Professor […]
Flu can be very serious for even the healthiest of us, but for some groups it can cause life-threatening complications and in the worst cases, death. NHS England and NHS Improvement in the Midlands is encouraging everyone to get their vaccination this winter, to help limit the spread of the virus and to keep ourselves […]
The NHS is calling on the public to heed advice and stay at home if they have norovirus to avoid passing it on, as hospitals in England have been forced to close more than 1,100 hospital beds over the last week. Top medics are concerned about the spread of the winter vomiting bug this year […]
NHS staff across the Midlands are being urged to get their free flu vaccinations this year, to help protect themselves and their patients from what can be a deadly virus. NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Chief Nurse for the Midlands, Siobhan Heafield, is joining England’s top nurse Ruth May to encourage more staff to get […]
Thanks to pioneering work at the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM), Library Assistant Louise Jutton, 56, feels re-assured and more in control of her cancer diagnosis, which came just fifteen months ago. Over the summer, the Trust launched a new care pathway for breast cancer patients with funding from the West Midlands Cancer Alliance. […]
A pharmacist who came to the aid of hundreds of people during the Whaley Bridge crisis, in which a dam threatened to burst and wash away the village under tons of flood water, is being recognised for his heroism. Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer Dr Bruce Warner, visited Raj Modi today (Thursday 3 October) to […]
Patients and staff in the Midlands will benefit from new facilities as a result of funding announced by the Government today. Four Midlands trusts are amongst 20 where projects have been announced: Heartlands Hospital, part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust will receive £97.1 million to complete its Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics Centre – […]