Archive – May, 2018

Urgent care service wins prestigious NHS 70 award

Urgent care service team, who won the prestigious NHS 70 award at this years parliamentary awards

The trust’s urgent care service has won a prestigious regional award as part of the NHS 70 birthday celebrations. The service has been recognised with the regional Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award in the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards. The service was nominated by local MPs Alex Cunningham, Mike Hill and Paul Williams. The service […]

Government praise for emergency care

Some of the emergency care team members

The trust has been praised by the government for its success in being rated the top performing trust in the country for emergency care. The trust has received a letter from Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with a message of congratulations. In the letter, Mr Hunt has recognised the trust […]

Helping patients in need of advice and support

Rebecca Garrett, Welfare support officer

A new welfare support officer who is working with the patient discharge team is already helping make a significant difference to patients in need of help. Rebecca Garrett has been working with the trust’s Home Safe Sooner integrated discharge liaison team over the last few months to help patients who are ready to leave hospital. […]

A day in the life of…a midwife

Gayle with some of her grateful patients

After three years of training, Gayle Smith has been a registered midwife at UHNT for three years. She came to midwifery later than most, starting her working life with the post office: “managing different kinds of deliveries!” Gayle was inspired by the midwives who helped her give birth to her own three children and, following […]