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Wife of architect featured in 999:Critical Condition urges people to register for organ donation

The wife of a Chester architect who suffered a fatal head injury after falling down the stairs today urged more people to sign up for the NHS Organ Donor Register after viewers watched his story on Channel 5’s 999:Critical Condition, filmed at Univer ...

New 'Changing Place' toilet opened at County Hospital

Thousands of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities are to benefit from a newly refurbished ‘Changing Place’ toilet at County Hospital. The large space is equipped with changing benches and hoists will provide a dignified and secure ...

Staff excel in care for Haemodialysis patients

Staff in UHNM’s haemodialysis units went “above and beyond” to ensure that patients remained safe recently. The water plant at County Hospital stopped working over the Easter Bank Holiday, causing disruption to normal care. However, the team sprang i ...

999: Critical Condition: Life-saving operation to remove huge rare tumour found by chance

A Staffordshire grandfather who had life-saving emergency surgery to remove a huge tumour from his stomach is set to feature in the next episode of 999: Critical Condition – filmed exclusively at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Nigel Brammer, who li ...

Patients seen more quickly thanks to occupational therapy teamwork

Patients are being seen more quickly thanks to innovative measures by UHNM’s occupational therapy team. Staff have implemented a new priority system to ensure patient referrals are triaged and actioned in a timely manner. They have also set up a comm ...

UHNM to contribute to NHS green savings

The UHNM Green Plan is set to play its part in helping the NHS cut more than 1m tonnes of C02 emissions in the next three years – the equivalent of taking 520,000 cars off the road. One of more than 200 new green plans put forward by NHS trusts acros ...

Respiratory and sleep physiology patients to receive more holistic care

Ian Cliff, head of the respiratory and sleep physiology department at UHNM Patients will receive more holistic care thanks to the work of a clinical scientist at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM). Ian Cliff, head of the respirat ...

Cancer doctor honoured for holistic care

Dr Apurna Jegannathen outside the Houses of Parliament Cancer specialist Apurna Jegannathen was honoured at the Houses of Parliament recently for her work bringing music therapy to patients. Apurna is a firm believer in the benefits of holistic care ...