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Aspiring young health professionals supporting patients and families

Two aspiring young health professionals are giving up their free time to support patients and families during the Coronavirus crisis. Volunteers Kelsey Clarke, 20, (pictured left) and Isabel Willis, 17, (pictured right), have recently joined the trus ...

Scrubs4Stoke exceed target of 2,000 donations

Scrubs4Stoke have now donated more than 2,000 sets of scrubs to UHNM. Simply made with minimal places for contaminants to hide, scrubs form essential work wear for staff in clinical areas, especially during the Coronavirus outbreak. They are also eas ...

89 care homes helped across Stoke-on-Trent by new Covid-19 prevention team

A new cross-agency support team set up just two weeks ago to respond to Covid-19 has already helped 89 care homes in Stoke-on-Trent. Through their work, the team, which is made up of experts from Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Midlands Partnership NHS ...

Diabetes nurse goes above and beyond to understand patient experience

Pictured: Mariana Biscoito, Specialist Diabetes Nurse A specialist Diabetes nurse is voluntarily subjecting herself to the same rigorous level of self-monitoring that people with diabetes have to go through. Mariana Biscoito, who does not have the c ...

Stroke concerns as numbers attending take a big dip during pandemic

Leading health experts across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are concerned at a drop in the number of patients seeking help who may have had a stroke. They are concerned this maybe because of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic with people either th ...

‘Attend Anywhere’ - Virtual clinics launched at UHNM

Pictured: Laura Cooke and her son Jaxson, who has Cystic Fibrosis Patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) are the first to benefit from the launch of virtual clinics at UHNM. The ‘Attend Anywhere’ system enables patients and clinicians to have video cons ...

Heart patient urges public not to delay care during pandemic

A local man is urging people not to hold back from seeking medical care during the Coronavirus outbreak. Andy Maxfield, 52, was out running in his home area of Mow Cop when he suffered a serious heart attack. He was taken to UHNM’s cardiac unit for e ...