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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Abuse of the elderly is a serious problem, especially during these difficult times as many elderly people are living in isolation or shielding from others and are very vulnerable. Elder abuse comes in many forms including physical, sexual, financial, ...

UHNM pioneering COVID-19 recovery with thermographic technology first

Pictured from left: Kirsty Mountford, Senior Staff Nurse, Trish Lavin, Directorate Information Governance Manager and Allan Padrejuan, Imaging Nurse Manager University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) has become the first UK healthcare o ...

NHS patients treated at more independent-sector facilities

Pictured from left: Rowley Hall Staff Nurse Sorniya Rai, Samantha Doubleday, Rowley Hall Hospital Director, Mr El Gizawy, a UHNM surgeon, and Sister Philippa Kirk UHNM patients are receiving treatment at more local independent-sector facilities duri ...

National Biomedical Science Day - Meet Abbi

Pictured: Abbi Jablonski-Davies, Associate Practitioner in Microbiology and Virology "I'm an Associate Practitioner currently working in Microbiology and Virology. I graduated last year from Staffordshire University with a degree in Applied Biomedic ...

UHNM and St John Ambulance join forces against Coronavirus

Pictured: Paul Bytheway, UHNM Chief Operating Officer and President of the Pendeford branch of St John Ambulance, with three St John volunteers outside UHNM's busy A&E unit UHNM has joined forces with St John Ambulance in the fight against COVID ...

Quicker access to diagnostic testing for patients with suspected cancer

Pictured: Dr Ingrid Britton, Consultant Gastrointestinal Radiologist and Dr Marius Grima, Consultant Paediatric Radiologist Adults and children with suspected cancer are being given quicker access to diagnostic tests at UHNM, leading to earlier diag ...

Cancer concerns as referrals down during pandemic

Leading cancer consultants across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are concerned at a drop in the number of patients seeking help who may have cancer symptoms. They are concerned that this may be because of COVID-19 with people either thinking they ...

Children say thank you to County Hospital staff

Children of Barnfields Primary School in Stafford have written letters to thank staff at County Hospital for their hard work during the Coronavirus outbreak. The hospital received more than 20 letters from year six pupils recently. Comments included ...