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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 ...

Bronze medal for radiotherapy apprentice

Radiotherapy engineering apprentice Ciaran Jones has been presented with the bronze medal for 'Apprentice of the Year' at the national Skills for Health #OurHealthHeroes Awards 2019. This follows his work in pioneering a new radiotherapy engineering ...

UHNM leads on treating patients with sunken chest

UHNM is leading the way in treating patients living with chest wall abnormalities which can cause problems with breathing, walking and carrying out everyday activities. A multi-professional team of clinicians at Royal Stoke University Hospital and St ...

UHNM first in the UK to trial lung cancer drug

​UHNM first in the UK to trial lung cancer drug. University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust is the first in the UK to recruit patients for an international lung cancer trial to collect data on atezolizumab in clinical practice. Atezolizumab is a ...

UHNM Emergency Department Attendances

UHNM A&E Attendances People are being reminded to only use Accident and Emergency for life threatening emergencies ahead of the traditionally busiest weekend and week for the Emergency Centre at University Hospital of North Midlands. The A& ...

ReSPECT care planning introduced in Staffs and SoT

People living across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being supported to plan their care in case of an emergency situation as part of an initiative called ReSPECT. Almost 100 patients at University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust have now ...

Cancer patients receive more expert information

New information points for cancer patients have been set up at Royal Stoke and County Hospital. The stands, provided by the research and care charity Breast Cancer Now, will contain a wide range of the charity's award-winning publications about breas ...

Organ donation nurse is supporting families

A specialist organ donation nurse is helping to comfort and support bereaved families. Leeanne Clay is based in the critical care unit at Royal Stoke and has the challenging role of discussing patient wishes with families losing a loved one. Leeanne ...