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From students to registered nurses – congratulations to the latest cohort! 

A big well done to cohort 115 for successfully completing their student nurse training and officially becoming registered nurses!

Around 30 nurses accepted their certificates and pin badges last night (25 January) as part of their 'graduation' ceremony held in Walsall Manor Hospital’s Sister Dora Lecture Theatre, with 26 of those having secured posts across the Trust in adult and paediatric nursing – both acute and community. 

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, January 26, 2018 4:32:00 PM

Identifying and supporting young Walsall carers 

Staff from Walsall Healthcare’s School Nursing service will be raising awareness about the hundreds of young carers in the borough in a bid to ensure more are identified and given the support they are entitled to.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, January 24, 2018 10:45:00 AM

FGM survivors will raise Walsall awareness 

Survivors of FGM (Female Genital Mutilation) will take centre stage at Walsall Manor Hospital next month in an event to raise awareness of the practice and signpost women to the support that is available.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, January 23, 2018 6:15:00 PM

Partnership to keep nursing home residents safe and well 

Visitors to nursing homes throughout Walsall borough can now play their part in helping to reduce avoidable harm among residents thanks to a new leaflet that has been produced to support a successful safety initiative. The SPACE – Safer Provision ... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, January 22, 2018 6:31:00 PM

Action-packed 2018 for Well Wishers 

A busy year of fundraising is in the diary for Walsall Healthcare’s Well Wishers charity with the return of its popular Boxing match, a fashion show, a walk and many more events lined up for 2018.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, January 18, 2018 4:29:00 PM Categories: Charity

Walsall visit by eminent Professor 

A leading authority for End of Life Care nationally is due to visit Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust later this month to address staff whose service received an “oustanding” rating by the Care Quality Commission.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, January 18, 2018 8:31:00 AM Categories: Community services

Encouraging Walsall women to reduce their cervical cancer risk 

Walsall women are being urged to “Reduce your risk” this Cervical Cancer Prevention Week and ensure they attend potentially life-saving screening sessions.

Two women die every day from the disease in the UK and 75% of cervical cancers could be prevented if women had regular smear tests. Nine women each day are diagnosed with cervical cancer.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, January 15, 2018 9:50:00 AM
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