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UHNM Prosthetics team begin making safety visors

Talented and skilled prosthetics staff at University Hospitals of North Midlands have begun manufacturing their own safety visors to keep staff safe in the fight against Coronavirus. The visors will form part of vital Personal Protective Equipment (P ...

UHNM Sleep Service update

Following a number of national news bulletins today regarding use of CPAP with COVID -19, we would like all our current patients who use CPAP for their obstructive sleep apnoea to be aware of the following. CPAP for OSA does not work in the same way ...

April Bowel Cancer Awareness month

Bowel Cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK but it is also one of the most treatable if caught at an early stage. Bowel cancer affects over 42,000 people every year.   Bowel cancer scree ...

UHNM extension of hospital care

UHNM is working with health and social care partners to set up an extension of its hospital care provision to manage its COVID-19 response within hospitals across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent, avoiding the need for staff and patients to travel to ...

Fruit and veg stall extends range to help busy Royal Stoke staff

Staff can now also buy bread and oatcakes from the fruit and veg stall at Royal Stoke. Family-run business K&L Fresh Fruit and Veg have extended their range and plan to add even more basic groceries to the larder in the near future. Lorraine Whi ...

Staff scrub up well thanks to local seamstresses

Staff at UHNM are benefitting from the efforts of kindhearted local seamstresses as they work furiously to make hospital scrubs. The ‘Scrubs4Stoke’ campaign was founded by former nurse and sewing enthusiast Laura McColll and has seen hundreds of peop ...

Patient deaths - COVID-19

As of 31 March 2020 we will no longer be confirming individual deaths at Royal Stoke University Hospital or County Hospital, Stafford. These will be announced by NHS England.  Announced 30 March 2020 John Oxtoby, Medical Director at University Hosp ...

Changes to A&E at UHNM

Due to the increasing number of Coronavirus cases in the UK, University Hospitals of North Midlands is taking a range of measures to ensure that both its hospitals, staff and patients remain safe. UHNM has robust emergency planning procedures in pla ...