Posts From May, 2016

Tim will keep on running to help a friend in need 

Walsall Healthcare clerical worker Tim Werrett is preparing for mud, sweat and tears as he takes on a 41 mile run to help raise cash for a family friend’s specialist cancer treatment. Tim, who works with the District Nurse team at Broadway... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, May 31, 2016 5:53:00 PM

Health battle ahead for baby Max 

A Willenhall couple whose baby son is being cared for at Walsall Manor Hospital’s neonatal unit have now found out he has a heart condition and will need major surgery. Paul and Vicki Bamforth were thrilled when little Maximilian came into the... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, May 27, 2016 11:48:00 AM Categories: Improving

Exercise is just what the doctor ordered for COPD patients!  

A new exercise programme is proving to be a real health boost for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is an umbrella term for a group of diseases which affect the lungs which... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, May 27, 2016 10:51:00 AM

Happy ending for Bamforth family 

We love a happy ending here at the Trust! Here's Vicki and Paul Bamforth with their new addition - beautiful baby Maximilian who was born yesterday. We featured Vicki earlier this week as she praised the care she's had in our maternity... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, May 20, 2016 5:24:00 PM Categories: Improving

"I trust the staff in maternity services," says Vicki 

Mum-to-be Vicki Bamforth has developed pre-eclampsia towards the end of her pregnancy and is being looked after by staff on Walsall Manor Hospital’s Primrose Ward where she says the care has been “second to none.” The 31- year-old has been using... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, May 19, 2016 10:53:00 AM Categories: Improving

Pharmacy Opening Times for Spring Bank Holiday 

Dates Opening times and services Friday 27th May 2016 Normal Service – 9am to 6pm Saturday 28th May 2016 EMERGENCY SERVICE ONLY – 10am to... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, May 19, 2016 9:13:00 AM

Walsall event focuses on dementia 

As part of Dementia Awareness Week, Walsall Healthcare is hosting an information event for people living with the condition, their families and carers this Friday 20 May. A host of stands will set up in the main atrium of Walsall Manor Hospital... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, May 18, 2016 10:24:00 AM Categories: Improving

Happy International Nurses Day! 

Today marks International Nurses Day, where we celebrate the work of nurses across the globe and say thank you for the care they provide on a daily basis. Nurses from Walsall Healthcare have spent time today sharing their experiences working in the... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, May 12, 2016 3:35:00 PM Categories: Caretojoinus

Don't be scared to talk about death, said cancer patient Derek 

Darlaston grandfather and cancer patient Derek Richards will tell you, very honestly, that he is dying. But the 51-year-old is putting all his efforts into living – taking each day that he feels well enough to get out and about, socialise and make... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:29:00 AM
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