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Exciting new partnership to help reduce trips to Accident and Emergency

CRIS from UHNM NHS Trust on Vimeo.   Ambulance crews in North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being offered the opportunity to speak with a specialist in community services with the aim of reducing unnecessary trips to the accident & emerg ...

UHNM praised at national thoracic conference

UHNM's Lung Cancer Group presented five abstracts at the British Thoracic Oncology Group's (BTOG) annual conference recently in Dublin. The team's work focussed on real world experience of lung cancer diagnostic and treatment pathways and will help i ...

UHNM joins forces for greener NHS

UHNM has joined forces with the wider NHS to help combat the effects of climate change. The 'For a greener NHS' programme involves national-scale working with NHS staff, hospitals and partners and supports the NHS commitment to a 'Net Zero' target on ...

Record number of staff vaccinated at UHNM

The Infection Prevention team at University Hospitals of North Midlands are celebrating after vaccinating more than 89% of the entire workforce against flu. A team of vaccinators worked throughout the trust's two hospital sites to help protect staff ...

Happy nurse Melanie makes people smile

A nurse has been thanked for making people smile. Melanie Bourne, who works on ward 218 at Royal Stoke, is known for her warm nature and kindness. Her sunny disposition and strong work ethic make both her patients and colleagues feel better and she e ...

Heart care team thanked for helping busy A&E

UHNM's cardiac assessment nursing team have been working extra hard to help patients get seen as quickly and effectively as possible.  Their hard work and dedication has supported staff in A&E and helped to enhance the patient experience. Dr Ann ...

World class surgical robot arrives at UHNM

The University Hospital of North Midlands has just taken delivery of the latest and most advanced generation of surgical Robot to provide patients across Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire and beyond with access to the very latest in surgical care. The ' ...

UHNM exceeds national average for patient scores of hospital environment

For a second consecutive year, University Hospitals of North Midlands has exceeded the national average in all eight of the patient-led assessments of the care environment (PLACE) review indicators at both its hospital sites at Royal Stoke and County ...