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Patients with endometriosis will soon benefit from the results of a clinical study led by UHNM

Approximately 200 patients took part in the ‘Helium’ study, which was funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR). Results of the study will help clinicians to develop evidence-based medicine, leading to a greater benefit for patients. ...

UHNM is taking part in national trials which include convalescent plasma as a potential treatment for Coronavirus

Convalescent plasma contains antibodies from people who have recovered from COVID-19 and can be given to those who have not yet developed an immune response to the illness. Use of plasma in clinical trials examines whether it can improve patient reco ...

A&E nurse marks major achievement during Coronavirus pandemic

Royal Stoke nurse Erica Smith has become one of just a few people in the country to complete a demanding accreditation programme within her specialty – all whilst working against the backdrop of the Coronavirus pandemic. Erica works as an advanced nu ...

UHNM joins national lung health screening programme

UHNM has been invited to join a national lung health screening programme following the success of its own local screening pilot ‘MOT for your lungs’. The initiative was launched in April last year and aimed to identify signs of lung disease at an ear ...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Abuse of the elderly is a serious problem, especially during these difficult times as many elderly people are living in isolation or shielding from others and are very vulnerable. Elder abuse comes in many forms including physical, sexual, financial, ...

UHNM pioneering COVID-19 recovery with thermographic technology first

Pictured from left: Kirsty Mountford, Senior Staff Nurse, Trish Lavin, Directorate Information Governance Manager and Allan Padrejuan, Imaging Nurse Manager University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) has become the first UK healthcare o ...

NHS patients treated at more independent-sector facilities

Pictured from left: Rowley Hall Staff Nurse Sorniya Rai, Samantha Doubleday, Rowley Hall Hospital Director, Mr El Gizawy, a UHNM surgeon, and Sister Philippa Kirk UHNM patients are receiving treatment at more local independent-sector facilities duri ...

National Biomedical Science Day - Meet Abbi

Pictured: Abbi Jablonski-Davies, Associate Practitioner in Microbiology and Virology "I'm an Associate Practitioner currently working in Microbiology and Virology. I graduated last year from Staffordshire University with a degree in Applied Biomedic ...