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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 ...

Nursing Assistant supports breast cancer patients

Julie Leech, a Nursing Assistant in the Theatres department at UHNM has been raising awareness of Breast Cancer by giving out Next 'Just Pink' perfume to patients as part of Breast Cancer Now's pink ribbon breast cancer awareness campaign. The pink ...

Award winning service launched at County Hospital

An award winning cardiology service has been launched at County Hospital in Stafford, helping treat heart patients closer to home and avoiding an unnecessary stay in hospital. The Cardiac Practitioners team, which was previously just based at Royal ...

Statement regarding programme The Cure

Tracy Bullock, Chief Executive of University Hospitals of North Midlands said: "The whole NHS was shocked and saddened by the severe failures in care at Mid Staffordshire Hospitals, between 2005 and 2009, including the tragic death of Isabella Bailey ...

Critical Care pioneers innovative sedation device

UHNM's critical care unit is pioneering the use of an innovative new device called 'AnaConDa' (Anaesthetic Conserving Device). The product offers a unique way of sedating patients and is set to particularly benefit those with multiple complications a ...

County craftsmen help to enhance patient services

UHNM has launched a new digital estates management system to improve the way maintenance is carried out across both hospital sites. The 'micad' system enables workers to get live updates on job status and personal digital devices will dramatically cu ...