Together We’re Better Chair tours local community hospitals

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The Independent Chairman of the Together We’re Better partnership of NHS and local government organisations in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent has been out and about this month visiting community hospitals in the north of the county.

Sir Neil McKay has spent the past few weeks visiting Leek and Cheadle community hospitals in the Moorlands, and Haywood and Longton hospitals in Stoke-on-Trent. He will be visiting Bradwell Hospital in Newcastle-under-Lyme in early May.

As well as receiving a tour, Sir Neil has also been meeting with campaigners at each hospital to listen to their views.

#TWBUSP poll results

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A social media campaign by Together We’re Better has been finding out what health and care staff feel is the area’s unique selling point (USP).

A #TWBUSP poll run on Together We’re Better’s Twitter site (@TWBstaffsstoke) asked people to vote for one of four options; the results of which are as follows:

  1. Pride in the community – 22.2%
  2. It’s where I grew up (or studied) – 67.7%
  3. Easy access to countryside – 4%
  4. Good transport links – 6.1%

Together We’re Better leaders reaffirm commitment at key milestone event

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The partnership that is leading the transformation of heath and care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent has come together to reaffirm its commitment at a key milestone event.

Leaders and clinicians from organisations representing the Together We’re Better partnership met to focus on the work that has taken place over the previous 12 months as well as using the opportunity to share their emerging thinking on future plans.

#TWBUSP – new social media campaign launched to discover our unique selling point

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What do you consider to be the number one reason why you live and work in health and care in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent? Together We’re Better has launched a new social media campaign to discover what health and care staff feel is the area’s unique selling point (USP). This will be used to promote Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent to people living elsewhere and to encourage students to stay.

 You can take part in the #TWBUSP campaign by visiting Together We’re Better’s Twitter account @TWBstaffsstoke, and voting for one of the following options in the tweet at the top of page:

  • Pride in the community
  • It’s where I grew up (or studied)
  • Easy access to countryside
  • Good transport links

'What's Your Emergency?' Winter campaign

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Staffordshire launches its 'What's Your Emergency?' winter campaign

The NHS and social care in Staffordshire launched the 'What's Your Emergency?' winter campaign on Friday 1 December 2017. For the next six weeks you'll hear from a variety of frontline staff from across the NHS. They'll be giving a combination of advice about different illness and conditions, how you can be prepared for winter, what you can do for others and the services that are on offer.