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UHNM and Combined Healthcare begin use of virtual reality headsets for delirium training

World Delirium Awareness Day – UHNM and Combined Healthcare team up to deliver innovative virtual reality training UHNM is working in partnership with Combined Healthcare to launch an innovative new virtual reality training tool. The tool forms part ...

UHNM | News - Issue 12

This spring edition of the magazine will cover all things UHNM, from awards staff have won, nursing recruitment, amazing care patients have received and exciting charity fundraisers and donations. Read by clicking the link below. UHNM News Issue 12 ...

Wife of cancer patient praises “phenomenal” nursing team

The wife of a cancer patient has expressed her appreciation for UHNM’s “phenomenal” clinical nurse specialists. Jay and Jo Goodwin received support from the team when Jay was diagnosed with gastroesophageal cancer. Sadly, Jay passed away in 2019 but ...

Norovirus information

What is Norovirus? Norovirus is sometimes known as the winter vomiting bug. The virus is highly contagious and is one of the most common stomach bugs in the UK and affects people of all ages.  Between 600,000 and 1 million people a year catch the v ...

Orthodontist achieves gold for Keep Stoke Smiling

A leading orthodontist from University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust was today awarded the prestigious Colyer Gold Medal from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) –the highest accolades available from the College. Dr Karen Juggins, consultant ...

IM&T engineer thanked for dedication

An IM&T technical engineer has been thanked for his outstanding support of the neurophysiology department at UHNM. Joshua Thomas has been working closely with the team for a number of months overseeing an upgrade to Windows 10, but his dedication ...

Family thank Ward 226 for "shining example"

A family have thanked staff on ward 226 for being “a shining example of nursing care”. Ruth Brooks’ step mother Barbara was cared for on the ward following a prosthetic knee infection. Sadly Barbara eventually lost her battle for life, but thanks to ...

New skin cancer Teledermatology service

Patients are receiving treatment for skin cancer more quickly thanks to the launch of a new teledermatology service at UHNM. Nursing assistants at the hospital’s skin unit have been trained to take dermatascopic images using handheld visual aid devic ...