Posts in Category: Cancer

Don’t be shy this Bowel Cancer Awareness Month 

It affects around 130 people a year in Walsall; with more than 80 of those having major surgery. Yet its symptoms typically make people feel too embarrassed to talk about it. Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust’s Colorectal team is working hard to get... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, April 6, 2018 5:27:00 PM Categories: Cancer

Raising Walsall women’s awareness of ovarian cancer 

Walsall Healthcare staff and support group members are joining forces to raise awareness of the potential symptoms of ovarian cancer among borough women. Carol Smith, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust’s Clinical Nurse Specialist in gynaecology, is... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, March 22, 2018 4:42:00 PM Categories: Cancer

Cancer information hub for Walsall patients 

Walsall patients will be able to access a wealth of advice and information thanks to a state-of-the-art Macmillan cancer information hub that has been installed at the Manor Hospital. The pod has been developed by Macmillan and Walsall Healthcare ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, June 21, 2017 1:58:00 PM Categories: Cancer Improving

Open day focusing on bowel cancer 

Walsall Healthcare’s Colorectal team is holding an open day event for patients and professionals alike later this week as part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. The event is taking place this Thursday 20 April in the Manor Learning and Conference... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, April 18, 2017 5:44:00 PM Categories: Cancer

An invitation Walsall women can't afford to miss 

Walsall women are being urged to make sure they attend their smear test appointments as Cervical Cancer Prevention Week highlights the importance of this  potentially life-saving screening test.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, January 23, 2017 10:42:00 AM Categories: Cancer

Cancer Awareness Week in Walsall 

People of all ages who want to find out more about cancer – from symptoms to services available – are being urged to drop in to a free event running at Walsall Manor Hospital for most of this week. Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust is working with ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, August 1, 2016 11:28:00 AM Categories: Cancer Improving

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

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
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