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Dietician wins 'Writer of the Year' award

Sam Lucking, UHNM dietician, won 'Writer of the Year' A UHNM dietician is helping to lead practice on the nutritional care of Covid patients. Sam Lucking, based at Royal Stoke University Hospital, recently won Clinical Nutrition magazine’s ‘Writer o ...

Future-proofing emergency care for Covid-19

Sliding glass doors have been installed in each bay in Resus to help protect patients and staff from Covid New measures to future-proof the emergency department against Covid-19 have been introduced at Royal Stoke University Hospital. Sliding glass ...

Maternity visiting at UHNM

Following the latest announcement about the decision to postpone some operations , we have had some questions related to Maternity.   We have recently reviewed our current Maternity visiting times and the number of birth partners that can a ...

Non-emergency operations suspended as partners work together to deal with “unprecedented” pressures

Health and care services across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are facing unprecedented pressures currently as non-emergency operations are being temporarily suspended at two hospitals. Health and care services across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Tr ...

More than 1,000 mums register for ‘My pregnancy notes’ digital maternity service

More than 1,000 mums have now signed up to use the ‘My Pregnancy Notes’ digital notes system at UHNM. 1,425 newly expectant mothers have registered since its launch on 21 July, but staff at UHNM’s maternity centre are keen to point out that people wh ...

Would you like to know what immune-response you develop following the Covid-19 vaccine?

We are looking to recruit 80 people to take part in this study, who fall into these two groups: Study Group – 50 people who have a suppressed immune system because of a blood disorder or the medicine they have taken for their blood disorde ...

CEO thanks staff for brave response to A&E bomb threat

During the incident staff from the emergency department, medicines management, security, and emergency preparedness, resilience and response teams worked together to manage the situation.   Chief executive Tracy Bullock has thanked staff who respon ...

Veronica Guy

It is with deepest sadness that we announce the death of Veronica Guy, a nurse at University Hospital of North Midlands, from Covid-19. Tracy Bullock, Chief Executive at UHNM said: “Veronica, known as Ronnie, had worked in the Renal Unit at County H ...