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Trainer and Trainee Covid-Response Awards

UHNM’s post-graduate team have been busy rewarding colleagues who ‘stepped up’ during the pandemic. There was an overwhelming response to the plea for nominations and trainers and trainees from across the trust have been recognised. More than 20 nomi ...

UHNM Nursing Assistant Heidi Grocott has had a plaque made for ward 233 at Royal Stoke University Hospital

UHNM Nursing Assistant Heidi Grocott has had a plaque made for ward 233 at Royal Stoke University Hospital. The team on ward 233 was split up at the peak of the pandemic to support other hospital areas while their unit was closed. They have now all r ...

Patients urged to keep essential diagnostic appointments

People living in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being urged to attend hospital appointments at UHNM for essential diagnostic scans and tests following steps to introduce more services back into its hospitals. UHNM cancelled all non-urgent outp ...

First 'Physician Associate' appointed at Royal Stoke University Hospital

Stroke patients are benefitting from the appointment of Royal Stoke’s first 'Physician Associate'. Rachel Gunston (pictured) trained on the stroke unit and will now be staying on to help care for patients within the specialty. The role is relatively ...

Thermographic technology installed at County Hospital

Thermographic technology which protects patients, staff and visitors from the spread of Coronavirus has been installed at County Hospital. In June, UHNM became the first UK healthcare organisation to deploy the innovative new technology, leading the ...

Sit Up, Get Dressed, Keep Moving

Campaign relaunched to give healthcare professionals new resources to combat deconditioning in hospital University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) and the British Geriatrics Society have relaunched the ‘Sit Up, Get Dressed and Keep Moving’ campaign ...

Breast nurses nominated for Royal College of Nursing Institute award

Pictured: Helen Francis (left) and Julie Boulton (right) Two of UHNM’s advanced nurse practitioners have been nominated for a prestigious RCNi (Royal College of Nursing Institute) award. Helen Francis and Julie Boulton work in the breast clinic at U ...

UHNM amongst ten leading trusts for COVID-19 clinical studies

Pictured from left: Minnie Gellamucho, Research Practitioner, Jo Tomlinson, Senior Research Practitioner and Martin Booth, Assistant Research Practitioner UHNM is one of the top three trusts in the West Midlands and top 10 nationally for recruiting ...