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The NHS in the Midlands has today revealed the ten individuals and teams it has chosen as regional champions for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards. MPs and NHS leaders in the Midlands joined forces to honour health and care staff who have helped to improve treatment for patients. The coronavirus pandemic, the greatest public health […]
Around 459 strokes have been avoided and 115 lives saved in the last year across the Midlands thanks to a special NHS programme aimed at diagnosing and protecting more patients. The initiative, commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement and delivered by the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN), aims to improve the diagnosis for patients […]
A Midlands woman has shared her story to raise awareness of lung cancer and the need to get checked as soon as possible as part of November’s Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Terri, a hairdresser from Mansfield, is living proof that early detection is vital. Her survival from lung cancer is all because it was discovered […]
A new recruitment drive has been launched by NHS England and NHS Improvement in the Midlands that aims to encourage those who have been inspired to join the NHS during 2020 to find out more. The We are the NHS campaign aims to increase applications for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses and direct entry roles, […]
Stoke City teams up with NHS to urge Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority people to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes
Stoke City FC has teamed up with the NHS to get behind a special campaign urging black, asian and ethnic minority people to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. Former Stoke City player Noel Blake, who knows what it’s like to live with Type 2 diabetes, has given the campaign his own […]
‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign urges people in the West Midlands not to ignore persistent tummy troubles
People with persistent tummy troubles in the West Midlands, including diarrhoea, bloating or discomfort in the tummy area, are being urged to get checked for cancer as part of the NHS and Public Health England’s ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign. TV adverts and social media posts in the West Midlands, will urge people to speak […]
‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign urges people in the East Midlands not to ignore persistent tummy troubles
People with persistent tummy troubles in the East Midlands, including diarrhoea, bloating or discomfort in the tummy area, are being urged to get checked for cancer as part of the NHS and Public Health England’s ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign. TV adverts and social media posts in the East Midlands will urge people to speak […]
As someone who has been diagnosed as having type 1 diabetes quite recently, Lisa Newton is well aware of the risks of becoming ill with flu when you are in an at-risk group. Lisa is a contract support officer in the General Medical Advice and Support team in Mansfield, and in April 2019 she became […]
George Elokobi teams up with NHS to urge Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority people to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes
Former Wolverhampton Wanderers player George Elokobi has teamed up with the NHS to get behind a special campaign urging black, asian and ethnic minority people to prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes. George Elokobi, 34, has become an ambassador for the charity Diabetes UK after seeing his father’s struggles with type 1 […]
A Stoke-on-Trent resident who has battled bladder cancer is calling on people with cancer symptoms to get checked as soon as possible. Colin Knibbs, aged 74, went to the GP quickly when he noticed he had blood in his urine in November 2015. “I knew there was something wrong with me and my wife encouraged […]