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.
Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust‘s Equality and Inclusion manager has scooped a ‘Special Recognition’ award for improving access for Deaf people to health and social care services. Balwinder Kaur was presented the Hart award from Staffordshire-based charity DEAFvibe for her continued work in supporting Deaf people.
Queen’S Hospital in Burton is the first NHS centre in England to offer its glaucoma patients a cutting-edge, innovative new technology that provides useful information with the potential to help better manage the chronic eye condition.
Supporting people in their recovery from mental illness was the focus of a successful open day held by North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust’s Psychological Services. Staff held the open day at the Britannia Stadium to provide an opportunity for people to find out more about these services, how to obtain therapy and their plans for the future.
Clinicians at Queen’s Hospital have teamed up with players and staff from Burton Albion Football Club to raise awareness of a potentially deadly illness. Testicular cancer is the most common form of cancer amongst men aged between 25 and 49 years old and the rate of men diagnosed with the illness has doubled in the last 50 years.
A reshaped children and young people’s health and wellbeing service will see support given to all families, especially those that need it the most, according to plans agreed at Staffordshire County Council’s cabinet.
Broadfield Rehabilitation Ward at the Haywood Hospital is helping patients to recover with specialised rehabilitation programmes tailored to their individual needs.
A giant inflatable bowel will be set up in Royal Stoke University Hospital's Atrium today. The inflatable bowel, which measures 27 feet by 7 feet, will help to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer, with visitors getting the opportunity to walk through the bowel and get a close look at polyps and cancers.
Doctors across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are urging people not to be caught out by the early Easter holiday when most GP surgeries are closed.