Posts From April, 2016

Tell us what it's like In Your Shoes 

Patients who have used Walsall Healthcare services in the last 12 months are being invited to talk about their experiences – good or bad – to help shape future improvements. “In Your Shoes” workshops are being held throughout the borough in June, ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, April 29, 2016 5:10:00 PM Categories: Improving

Advice for patients ahead of 48-hour Industrial Action  

Patients are being reminded that there is forthcoming industrial action planned by junior doctors. Junior doctors are planning a full withdrawal of labour between 8:00 and 17:00 on two days, Tuesday 26th April and Wednesday 27th April. The... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, April 25, 2016 10:07:00 AM

Make sure you're not bringing more than gifts when you visit the Manor 

Friends and relatives of people staying in Walsall Manor Hospital are being urged to stay away if they have experienced sickness and diarrhoea in the three days before they plan to visit. This is to avoid passing on sickness bugs such as... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, April 22, 2016 9:09:00 AM

Macmillan 'Info Pod' to offer a wealth of information at Walsall Manor 

Macmillan will be offering an opportunity for people across the borough to drop into a free information facility to be based at Walsall Manor Hospital. The ‘Info Pod’ will give people the chance to gain information about cancer and face-to-face... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:53:00 PM

Specialist Palliative Day Care service a welcome break for patients 

Patients with life-limiting illnesses are offered the opportunity to meet with others going through similar experiences, participate in a variety of activities and have their medical concerns addressed at a supportive day care facility. Fair Oaks ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, April 20, 2016 2:33:00 PM

A toast to Georgie as she tells her story to raise awareness 

Cancer patient Georgie Aldridge was the VIP guest at a party to end all parties at Walsall’s Manor Hospital at the weekend as friends and family joined their “true fighter” to toast her determination. Georgie, who is 26, was diagnosed with... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, April 18, 2016 2:46:00 PM Categories: Cancer

“If it was spotted earlier, things could have been different.” 

Julie Westbrook from Bentley has been through quite an ordeal over the last few years after noticing something wasn’t quite right with her bowels. “My symptoms started in 2010. Blood appeared in my stools and I felt the urgency to pass them.... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, April 15, 2016 10:15:00 AM

“I knew exactly what I wanted – so I booked a tour immediately!” 

When Elizabeth Haughey, found out she was expecting her second child, she knew immediately where she wanted to welcome her new daughter into the world. “I first heard about Walsall Healthcare’s Midwifery Led Unit when I was pregnant with my first ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, April 15, 2016 9:23:00 AM Categories: MLU

When knowing your own body could be a lifesaver 

Talking about their toilet habits isn’t something that people find easy to do, but speaking up if something changes could turn out to be a lifesaver – as staff in Walsall Healthcare’s Colorectal team know only too well.. With Bowel Cancer... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, April 14, 2016 4:03:00 PM Categories: Cancer

Advice for patients ahead of 48-hour industrial action 

Walsall Manor Hospital patients may find some services affected by junior doctors’ industrial action which starts at 8am tomorrow (Wednesday 6 April 2016) and is due to last for 48 hours. This will affect non-emergency operations and appointments ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, April 5, 2016 12:36:00 PM
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