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.
Breast Cancer research work at University Hospitals of North Midlands has received national recognition with a prestigious award won by Clinical Oncology Consultant Professor Murray Brunt.
Welcome to the Together We’re Better (TWB) newsletter.
Since I last updated you on the programme, activity in each of the transformation workstreams has really begun to take shape. While we are much clearer about how we hope to change the system and the Case for Change will be published imminently
The Together We’re Better programme has been managed to date through the Collaborative Commissioning Congress (CCC), which involves senior leaders from the six clinical commissioning groups, NHS England and the two local authorities.
Successful Logic Modeling workshops and a series of panels have been completed with representatives of each of the workstreams to move us forward towards Gateway 1 and to further inform the development of the Case for Change which is soon to be published.