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Children's team recognised for excellent support and training

Dr Amal Elzubair, Paediatric Registrar, joined the team at UHNM in 2016 UHNM’s paediatric team has won the ‘best training unit’ award at this year's West Midlands PAFTAs (Paediatric Awards for Training Achievements).  The trust beat more than 10 oth ...

Neurology team thanked for resilience

​ Staff on ward 120 were presented with their Team of the Month award by Dr John Oxtoby, Executive Medical Director UHNM’s neurology team have been thanked for their resilience and dedication. During the pandemic staff on ward 120 were split in two ...

Deputy COO thanked for staff support

UHNM’s deputy chief operating officer has been thanked for supporting staff during the pandemic. Beryl Woodall works with colleagues across the trust to ensure things run smoothly on a day-to-day basis. Julie Cumberlidge, deputy associate chief nurs ...

Clinical teacher of the year 2021 awards

Keele University School of Medicine has announced the winner of its ‘Clinical Teacher of the Year’ awards. University Hospitals of North Midlands Hospital Dean, Professor Fidelma O’Mahony, presented the Clinical Teacher of the Year award to Mr Zeiad ...

Hundreds of extra staff recruited during pandemic thanks to Nurse Bank

Tracy Bullock presented the nurse bank team with their Chief Executive's Award recently UHNM’s nurse bank team have been recognised for their contribution by the hospital’s chief executive Tracy Bullock. During the course of the pandemic the team se ...

Invitation to take part in a project to improve the Breast Cancer Helpline

UHNM and Bridges are leading a project to improve the Breast Cancer Helpline at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.  What are we looking for? - People who have been diagnosed with breast cancer in the last 5 years (and their families/ ...

Innovative trial aims to save patients unnecessary chemotherapy

Dr Apurna Jegannathen, consultant oncologist and Ida Bentley, cancer patient Breast cancer patients at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) are benefitting from an innovative new approach to cancer treatment. The OPTIMA (Optimal P ...

Firefighter amputee returns to full service following motorbike accident

A firefighter who had his right leg amputated below the knee following a road traffic accident has defied the odds by returning to full service in little over a year. Matthew Bourner, of Nantwich, was clipped by a car whilst traveling to work on his ...