Posts From February, 2016

Are you clear on bladder and kidney cancer symptoms? 

Walsall shoppers will be given information and advice about symptoms of bladder and kidney cancer thanks to a roadshow that is visiting the town today and tomorrow. The Be Clear on Cancer ‘Blood in Pee’ roadshow is at Old Square Shopping Centre... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, February 25, 2016 11:09:00 AM

Don't ignore those symptoms says Brian 

A nagging granddaughter ended up doing Brian Childs the world of good as he stopped ignoring what turned out to be symptoms of gullet cancer. The 68-year-old had been having problems swallowing and digesting his food for around three... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, February 23, 2016 9:55:00 AM Categories: Improving

Grandmother’s cakes help boost neonatal service 

A grateful grandmother whipped up some delicious treats for staff, patients and visitors at Walsall Manor Hospital to say thanks for the care her premature granddaughter received. In just a few hours Nicola Harrison raised an impressive £402.05... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, February 22, 2016 12:59:00 PM Categories: Charity

Oesophageal cancer - do you know the symptoms? 

A spotlight will be shone on oesophageal cancer next week, with staff at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust raising awareness of the symptoms that patients need to be aware of. Oesophageal Awareness Month runs throughout February and the focus will be ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, February 19, 2016 5:39:00 PM Categories: Improving

Opportunity to make a difference in Walsall 

Are you passionate about healthcare services? Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of people in Walsall communities? If so, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust needs you! We have a vacancy for a Non-Executive Director who, with the... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, February 19, 2016 12:52:00 PM Categories: Improving

'Seamless model of care' for elderly patients with frailty challenges 

More than 100 elderly patients have been discharged from hospital on the same day as they were admitted, thanks to a newly launched ‘seamless model of care’. The Frail Elderly Service based at the Manor Hospital site joined forces with specialist ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, February 18, 2016 1:46:00 PM Categories: Improving

Industrial action 

Patients are being reminded that industrial action is planned by junior doctors tomorrow (Wednesday 10 February) affecting non-emergency operations and appointments. Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust has cancelled 18 paediatric appointments ahead of... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, February 9, 2016 4:38:00 PM

Chemo ward on the way to paperless prescriptions 

The Trust's cancer patients will benefit from a new prescribing system which is being introduced here, at Walsall Manor Hospital. The Chemocare system, which will ultimately see a move to paperless prescriptions, has been developed to improve the ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, February 9, 2016 11:45:00 AM

Flu jab reminder 

Health chiefs are reminding Walsall’s at risk groups that it’s still worth their while having their free flu jab – after seeing a number of patients with the virus. Jo Ellison, Head of Infection Control at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust said a few... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, February 5, 2016 5:01:00 PM
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