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Chat Health service extended to Walsall parents and carers 

A popular children’s health advice service, pioneered by Walsall Healthcare's  School Nursing Team, that puts young people in direct touch with a school or college nurse via text has now been extended to their parents and carers, too.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, July 12, 2018 8:09:00 AM

Celebrating NHS 70 – Walsall style! 

Former Royal Marines Commando Davie Carns has teamed up with NHS organisations in Walsall to stage a family fun day this Saturday (14 July) featuring retro sports and activities suitable for all abilities.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, July 11, 2018 4:34:00 PM

Helping patients to recover well at home 

Walsall patients who need intravenous antibiotics can now receive their treatment in the community in a move that avoids hospital admission and helps towards earlier discharges. The Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) approach has... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Saturday, July 7, 2018 2:25:00 PM

Respect, Compassion, Professionalism, Teamwork 

Staff and volunteers who work for Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust have been instrumental in developing four new Values for the organisation to signal its commitment to doing the right thing by patients and its workforce.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, July 6, 2018 2:08:00 PM

Our Becky’s an “outstanding” student 

District Nursing student Becky Westwood has certainly made her mark, and her Walsall team extremely proud,  receiving a top award for being an “outstanding” student.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, July 4, 2018 8:40:00 PM

Three decades of “The Terrible Twins” 

They’ve been called “The Terrible Twins” for their mischievous sense of humour and Walsall Healthcare colleagues Karen Goodall and Lynne Walker also have 30 years of NHS service in common – starting work on exactly the same day three decades ago.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, June 27, 2018 12:05:00 PM

National Breastfeeding Celebration Week 2018 

It’s National Breastfeeding Celebration Week, so if you’re feeling as though you need a little extra support around feeding your baby, then why not attend one of our weekly support groups where a member of Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust’s Infant Feeding Team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. 

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, June 26, 2018 4:39:00 PM

Farewell to Consultant Gastroenterologist Dr Mark Cox 

Throughout his 20-year career with the Trust, Dr Cox has treated many patients across the Walsall borough that are living with gut and liver problems; from coeliac disease to inflamed bowels – he’s seen it all.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, June 22, 2018 3:22:00 PM

Improving communication this Learning Disability Week 

With this year’s Learning Disability Week focus being “All about health,” staff at Walsall Manor Hospital and community services will be concentrating on how to improve communication with patients.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, June 20, 2018 9:37:00 AM
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