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UHNM dermatologist delivers premature baby mid-air on India flight

Dr Manju is pictured at the rear of the group in white PPE A University Hospital of North Midlands consultant who answered the call for a doctor on board has helped deliver a premature baby mid-air on a flight to India. Dr Manju Paul, consultant derm ...

UHNM junior doctors ranked as 'best prepared in the UK'

UHNM has been thanked by education partners Keele University after the cohort of medical students who started work as Foundation Year 1 doctors in August were ranked as the best prepared in the UK, according to GMC data on FY1 preparedness. Keele was ...

Patient thanks theatres worker for spotting life-threatening melanoma

A patient has thanked operating department practitioner Julie Reed for spotting a potentially life-threatening melanoma. Lorna Duffin was being prepared for emergency surgery to remove her gall bladder when Julie noticed a mole on her back and sugges ...

More than 50 men receive cutting-edge implant for prostate cancer

Prostate cancer patient Dave Clark received the SpaceOAR® hydrogel implant More than 50 men have benefitted from the use of a cutting-edge implant for prostate cancer at UHNM. The SpaceOAR® hydrogel implant is injected into the space between the pros ...

Midlands East and West Excellence in Supply Awards 2021

UHNM’s Integrated Supplies and Procurement Department (ISPD) has won the ‘NHS Transformation Project of the Year’ award at the East and West Midlands Excellence in Supply Awards 2021. The ISPD, who support The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust , Universi ...

New research could significantly reduce overcrowding in emergency departments – potentially saving the NHS millions of pounds

In a collaborative project between University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) NHS Trust and Staffordshire University, experts have developed a prediction model to identify patients most at risk of taking up hospital beds longer than needed. A new ...

Heart specialist Jim Nolan has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award from the British Cardiovascular Intervention Society

Jim, who is Professor of Interventional Cardiology at UHNM and Keele University, introduced the use of the ‘transradial access technique’ into the UK. The cardiac unit at the Royal Stoke was the first centre in the UK to extensively use this techniqu ...

Remembrance Day at UHNM

A virtual remembrance day service Thursday 11 November 2021 The service at UHNM this year is being held virtually with some pre recorded content. A live stream of the two minute silence with our head chaplain, Rev. Christine Wright will take place ...