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Charity partnership with Walsall solicitors 

Solicitors from Enoch Evans LLP have once again teamed up with Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust’s charity Well Wishers to offer people a Will making service.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, August 17, 2018 8:48:00 AM Categories: Charity

“Priceless” boost for breast cancer patients 

A grandmother has praised a new medical tattooing service being offered at Walsall Manor Hospital for women who have had reconstructive surgery following breast cancer.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, August 15, 2018 4:52:00 PM Categories: Charity

“Significant improvement” in Walsall Healthcare’s Maternity Services 

“Motivated and engaged”staff  have been credited with driving significant progress in Walsall Healthcare’s Maternity Services which have received an improved rating following an unannounced inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

The CQC has given the service an overall rating of Requires Improvement with a rating of Good for the caring domain after re-inspecting it in June this year. Maternity Services were rated as “Inadequate” when the CQC inspected the Trust in June 2017.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, August 15, 2018 12:05:00 AM

Luqman’s labelled a winner! 

Pupils from a borough primary school have really made their mark on an innovative medication labelling project, working with Pharmacy staff and Trust Members from Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust St Mary’s the Mount Primary School were set the... read more
 
Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, August 10, 2018 3:52:00 PM

Supporting Walsall’s young people 

Young people who are going into or leaving care are being given a helping hand by staff in Walsall Healthcare’s Looked After Children and Safeguarding Team.

Donna Smith, Named Nurse for Looked After Children, explained that there are approximately 750 children and young people that fall under the responsibility of Walsall across the UK. Some young people live in supported accommodation and are managing on a limited budget...

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Friday, August 10, 2018 2:47:00 PM

Important milestone for children’s diabetes care 

Work by Walsall Healthcare’s Paediatric Diabetes Team to reduce emergency admissions to hospital is making a real impact according to national statistics.

The National Paediatric Diabetes Audit (NPDA) 2016-17 report, which has recently been released, suggests that the team is performing on a par with or better than other diabetes units in the West Midlands as well as others nationally

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Wednesday, August 8, 2018 1:37:00 PM

Patients will be handled with care thanks to new transfer aids 

The moving and handling of unconscious patients is a regular task for our workforce, which if done incorrectly, can be strenuous and can inadvertently lead to injuries for both staff and patients.

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Tuesday, August 7, 2018 11:52:00 AM

Andy’s fundraising goal 

Grateful former Walsall Manor Hospital patient Andy Wood has netted £135 for coronary care after holding a charity football match. Andy, aged 35, spent more than two months in hospital back in 2013 with bacterial endocarditis, an infection caused by bacteria that enter the bloodstream and settle in the heart lining, heart valve or a blood vessel.

 

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Monday, August 6, 2018 11:32:00 AM Categories: Charity

Macmillan recognises support for Walsall cancer patients 

Congratulations to our cancer services colleagues who have been recognised at this year’s ‘Recovery Package Annual Conference’ hosted by Macmillan Cancer Support...

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Posted by Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Thursday, August 2, 2018 11:26:00 AM
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