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Biochemistry team go extra mile to keep testing service going

UHNM’s biochemistry team went above and beyond recently to ensure the efficient continuation of patient sample testing. The main sample analysers at Royal Stoke University Hospital repeatedly went down over a 12-day period, including complete loss of ...

Distressed patient helped by pharmacy assistant

A pharmacy assistant has been thanked for demonstrating extraordinary compassion to a patient recently. Janine Garside spent time reassuring a distressed lady who had run out of medication and even offered to hand-deliver her next prescription hersel ...

Major trauma consultant hopes to represent Team GB as a Para Olympian

Diane Adamson, major trauma consultant As the Tokyo 2020 Olympics gets well underway, University Hospitals of North Midlands major trauma consultant Diane Adamson has revealed she has high hopes to represent Team GB as a Para Olympian. The emergenc ...

Lung health checks launched in Stoke on Trent in drive to save lives

Past and current smokers in Stoke on Trent are being invited to a NHS lung health check in a drive to improve earlier diagnosis of lung cancer and save more lives. With one of the highest mortality rates for lung cancer in England, Stoke on Trent is ...

CRIS team shortlisted for Nursing Times Award

The Community Rapid Intervention Service (CRIS) team have been shortlisted for a Nursing Times Awards under the category of Community Team of the Year. CRIS is a joint partnership between University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) and Mi ...

Warehouse supplies team thanked by CEO

UHNM’s supplies and procurement warehouse team have been thanked by the hospital’s chief executive for making their colleagues feel welcome and supported during the pandemic. In addition to their normal duties the warehouse team also supported the lo ...

Staff nurse wins prestigious award

A staff nurse from University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust has become the first at County Hospital, Stafford to receive a prestigious award after been nominated by her ward manager for her care and compassion. Jane Farmer, staff nurse on Wa ...

My Pregnancy Notes gives pregnant women extra control of pregnancy, birth and their baby’s early days

Pregnant women across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire will be able to self-refer in to maternity services at University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) for the first time, following the launch of a new online system to record pregnancy notes. UH ...