New, interactive patient experience workshops

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A new and interactive way of understanding the experience of patients has been launched by University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust. 'In your shoes', a series of workshops for those who have used the hospital's services in the past two years, invites people to talk about what was good about the care they received and what needs improving. 

Partnership Trust Volunteers going the ‘extra mile’ for service users and staff

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NHS volunteers are helping to enhance the quality of health and social care services provided to people in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Volunteers working for Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust, one of the UK’s largest providers of health and social care, give their time to support staff in delivering high quality care to patients and service users.

Youth LGBT support handbook launch

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A support handbook created by young lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people for other young LGBT people, is due to launch in Stoke-on-Trent on Saturday 28 May. The handbook, titled ‘Good As You’, provides information on relationships, online safety, sexual health, mental health and ‘helpful people’. 

Flu Fighter team vaccinate nearly 7,000 staff

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UHNM is one of the top 20 Trusts nationally for flu vaccination uptake. The 'Flu Fighter' team, who managed the vaccination programme, have been given the Chief Executive's Award in recognition of their achievement in vaccinating an incredible 6,996 members of staff. This is a significant advancement on last year's uptake of 4,972, still a high number.