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UHNM and Port Vale F.C. raising awareness of heart disease

Port Vale Football Club is supporting UHNM in raising awareness of heart disease after a life-long supporter and father of a staff member at Royal Stoke University Hospital, Tony Evans, suddenly passed away during a match. Tony's daughter and Busine ...

Theme park makes big splash for kids at Royal Stoke

Theme Park helps charity make big splash for kids at UHNM UHNM has teamed up with Alton Towers Resort and the dedicated children's charity for Merlin Entertainments, Merlin's Magic Wand, to create a vibrant, truly unique and welcoming space for thou ...

Smart with your Heart

Heart failure patients avoiding readmission to hospital thanks to £1.1 million Smart with your Heart project Dozens of patients are benefitting from of a £1.1 million pilot project to help reduce the number of heart failure patients being readmitted ...

UHNM invests in Hepacart technology

UHNM is the first hospital in the country to invest in an innovative new mobile medical containment unit. 'Hepacarts' allow essential maintenance works to be safely undertaken in an enclosed environment, which results in a safer setting for patients ...

Child saved by emergency medicine team

A child's life has been saved, thanks to the quick action of staff in UHNM's emergency care centre. The patient, who had sustained a traumatic brain injury, received essential expert care from Royal Stoke's emergency medicine team, spending less than ...

Patients avoid trip to A and E thanks to Frailty Falls Response Service

Hundreds of North Staffordshire patients have avoided an unnecessary attendance at A&E following the launch of a new UHNM initiative to assess, treat and prescribe for patients in their own home. The Frailty Falls Response Service, which involve ...

Vascular nursing team improve patient care

Vascular patients at UHNM are being treated and discharged more quickly, thanks to the innovative work of the specialist nursing team. The team have created a 'complex dressing clinic' to help facilitate a more timely discharge and patient flow withi ...

Two awards for UHNM atrial fibrillation care

UHNM has been given two Healthcare Pioneer awards by the AF (Atrial Fibrillation) Association for its projects involving the use of volunteers and analysis of patient testing: 'Better Utilisation of a Keen Volunteer Service' 'There Should be a Low ...