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Diversional therapists improve patient care at UHNM

Elderly patients at University Hospitals of North Midlands are benefitting from extra support thanks to a new role which aims to get patients moving and prevent loss of independence. The new role is currently being piloted for one year and aims to g ...

Staffordshire Children’s Hospital at Royal Stoke provides lifesaving care for premature twins

Parents of twins born more than 12 weeks early are looking forward to having them home for Christmas after they received lifesaving care at Staffordshire Children’s Hospital at Royal Stoke.   Twins Evie and Mason Young were born at 27 weeks at Staff ...

Patient Initiated Requests to Move Provider (PIDMAS)

In England, NHS patients have the right to request to move to a different hospital to receive their care/treatment if they have been waiting longer than 18 weeks. As the NHS continues to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic we are initially contacting ...

UHNM Digital Weight Management Programme refers over 200 patients

More than 200 patients from University Hospitals of North Midlands are benefiting from online support to help manage their weight and encourage better activity levels. 211 patients have been referred to the UHNM Digital Weight Management Programme, ...

County Hospital staff recognised with CEO award

Staff from County Hospital have been recognised for their quick-thinking actions after a patient suffered a heart attack in the hospital car park. John Babb, car parking supervisor and Stewart Walker, portering and security supervisor were both on s ...

UHNM hand surgeon performs life-changing surgery using 3D technology in the new North Midlands Hand centre

A hand surgeon at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) has used 3D printing technology to carry out four wrist corrective operations in a single day. In a national first, Mr Akshay Malhotra, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and  Cli ...

University Hospitals of North Midlands appoints its first Chief Allied Health Professional

University Hospitals of North Midlands has announced the appointment of Ceri Sedgley as its first Chief Allied Health Professional (AHP). Ceri, joined the Trust within the Centre for Nurses Midwives and Allied Health Professionals (NMAHP) Research a ...

State-of-the-art CT scanner provides first for NHS in the Midlands

A new state-of-the-art Computed Tomography (CT) Scanner, the first in the Midlands, is helping to speed up treatment and reduce waiting times at University Hospitals of North Midlands The new Siemens Somatom Force CT Scanner has been installed in th ...

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