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A&E staff help Phoebe and Karl celebrate their big day

There were congratulations to Phoebe Dobson and Karl Cooper who got married at Royal Stoke’s Emergency Department. Staff went above and beyond for the couple, organising their big day in just a few hours. Phoebe, 27, tied the knot with fiancé Karl, ...

UHNM nursing assistant receives employee of the month award

A nursing assistant from University Hospitals of North Midlands has been recognised with an award for her compassion after treating a palliative patient. Celia Heatley from the short stay unit on Ward 233 at Royal Stoke was nominated for the Trust’s ...

County Hospital introduce a new project to support vulnerable patients getting home quicker

Vulnerable patients at County Hospital, Stafford are being better supported back into their own homes thanks to a new project which aims to reduce the number of incomplete discharges. Clinical teams on wards 1, 7, 12, 14, 15 and the Track and Triage ...

UHNM appoint two specialist practitioners to help patients quit smoking

Patients at University Hospitals of North Midlands are to be given targeted support to quit smoking following the appointment of two specialist practitioners.   Smoking Cessation Practitioners, Tony Roberts and Mario Picones joined the Trust to work ...

UHNM midwife gives birth to New Year baby

A midwife from University Hospitals of North Midlands celebrated the New Year by giving birth to the first baby of 2023 at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Yasmin Raeis, a midwife on ward 206 was 12 days overdue when she was admitted to the labour w ...

UHNM patients to access their own health record on line

Patients from University Hospitals of North Midlands will be able to access their own health record when the Trust introduces a new online personal health record system in the New Year. Patients Know Best or PKB brings together patient ...

UHNM declares Critical Incident and announces measures to protect patient safety

Dr Matthew Lewis, UHNM Medical Director, said: “We are currently experiencing extremely high demand for all our services. Both Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford have been under severe and sustained pressure over the Chri ...

Alpacas bring festive joy to UHNM

Patients and staff from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital recently welcomed a visit from Panda and Teddy the alpacas, for some festive fun.   The team from Wetley Moor Alpacas toured inpatient wards after approaching UHNM Charity t ...