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Patrick McManus

Tracy Bullock, UHNM Chief Executive said: “We are deeply saddened to confirm that a member of staff has passed away due to COVID-19.  “Patrick McManus was an extremely well-liked and valued member of the nursing team at County Hospital, Stafford. He ...

Handmade hearts knit families closer together

Families unable to visit relatives nearing the end of their lives are being given handmade knitted hearts to remember them by. Visiting restrictions during the Coronavirus outbreak mean many patients and their families are separated at the worst poss ...

Recovered Covid-19 patient sends special 'Thank you' message to staff

One of the first patients to be discharged after testing positive for Covid-19 has sent our staff a special ‘thank you’ message. 48-year-old chef Jason Grant, from Hanley, was diagnosed after presenting with a cough, aches and pains. He was discharg ...

UHNM Memorial service for babies

This year’s UHNM memorial service for babies has unfortunately been cancelled due to current restrictions on gatherings and to keep everyone safe. The service, usually held in June, is attended by over 400 family members. The Maternity, Neonatal &am ...

Doctor recognised for outstanding contribution to care of elderly

Doctor recognised for outstanding contribution to care of elderly A doctor who has spent his career caring for the elderly has been recognised by the Royal College of Physicians with an awards nomination for their annual Excellence in Patient Care ...

University nursing students have stepped up to help UHNM through the COVID-19 pandemic

More than 100 student nurses are set to join UHNM to support its efforts in responding to COVID-19. Royal Stoke and County Hospital are to welcome more than 30 students from Staffordshire University and 70 from Keele University who will be working ac ...

Family Support service at UHNM

Family Support Service at UHNM from UHNM NHS Trust on Vimeo. Today UHNM has launched the 'Family Support Service', the team which is run by our Patient Advice and Liaison Service will act as a direct contact between our patients and their relatives. ...

Staff praised for dedication, love and compassion by couple treated for COVID-19

UHNM staff have been praised for their dedication, love and compassion by husband and wife Pamela and Brian Turner after spending their first night at home after being discharged from hospital with coronavirus. Brian, 72 and his 69-year-old wife spe ...