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AEC team support colleague during outbreak

Pictured: Just a few members of the AEC team - Mandy Brooks (Ward Clerk), Gemma Wyse (Junior Sister), Charmaine Turner (Staff Nurse) and Amanda Seabridge (Housekeeper) The team on the AEC (Ambulatory Emergency Care) unit have been thanked for thei ...

Hundreds of patients with Covid-19 benefitting from clinical trials at UHNM

More than 600 patients with Covid-19 (Coronavirus) are benefitting from involvement in clinical trials at UHNM. Over the last six weeks the trust has launched four different trials which look at genetic factors affecting people’s response to the dise ...

UHNM teams receive more than 1,000 sets of scrubs

Teams at UHNM have now received more than 1,000 sets of scrubs as part of a special campaign. ‘Scrubs4Stoke’ was founded by former nurse and sewing enthusiast Laura McColll and has seen hundreds of people take up their sewing needles in the fight aga ...

Hand sanitiser delivery from Keele University

Staff and patients at UHNM are set to benefit from a new supply of hand sanitiser delivered today. Keele University has reopened two of its teaching labs so that they can manufacture the product on-site. The collaboration comes amidst a national shor ...

JAG accreditation for Endoscopy team

UHNM’s endoscopy unit has achieved JAG accreditation, the formal recognition that an endoscopy service has demonstrated its competence to deliver against endoscopy Global Rating Scale (GRS) standards. Dr Srisha Hebbar, Consultant Gastroenterologist, ...

Palliative patients saved precious time

Patients nearing the end of their lives are being saved hours of needless waiting for discharge medicines to be prescribed, thanks to an innovative new practice. Doctors in the emergency department at Royal Stoke have worked with colleagues in Pallia ...

UHNM Charity helping Cystic Fibrosis patients during outbreak

Clinicians are still able to closely monitor patients with Cystic Fibrosis in isolation during the Coronavirus outbreak, thanks to a generous donation from UHNM Charity. More than £3,000 has been given to supply patients with ‘patient packs’ - home k ...

First UHNM patient to be treated at North Staffordshire Nuffield Hospital praises care

The first University Hospital of North Midlands patient to be treated at North Staffordshire Nuffield Hospital has praised staff for the care she received. UHNM has moved some cancer services to independent sector facilities as part of measures to en ...