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Rehabilitation Facility Launched in Care Home

NEW CARE HOME FACILITY LAUNCHED TO REDUCE HOSPITAL STAYS

A new facility to rehabilitate people recently discharged from hospital has opened at Oake Meadows care home in Taunton. The Willows is a 15-bed reablement and physiotherapy wing, within Oake...
AI Awards for NHS

HEALTH SECRETARY LAUNCHES AWARD TO FAST-TRACK AI IN NHS

NHS staff and patients will see cutting-edge technology fast-tracked to the frontline, thanks to a new Artificial Intelligence award launched by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. ...
L: Charlie Duhig R: Tim Allen

ADMIRAL NURSE SERVICE LAUNCHED AT SWINDON’S GREAT WESTERN HOSPITAL

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has introduced two new Admiral Nursing posts to provide specialist support to people with dementia and their carers and families. The nurses will...
Following the publication of the NHS long-term plan, released on 7th January, Professor Tahir Masud, President of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), has shown his support for the outlined changes to the NHS but also shared his concerns for hospitals.

BGS PRAISES NHS LONG-TERM PLAN BUT SHARES CONCERN FOR HOSPITALS

Following the publication of the NHS long-term plan, released on 7th January, Professor Tahir Masud, President of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS), has shown his support for the outlined changes...
Janet Scammell, who is leading the project, and nurses for The Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AIMS TO IMPROVE NHS NURSING NUMBERS

As more nurses leave than enter the nursing register, new research by Bournemouth University is looking at ways in which the NHS can maintain nursing workforce numbers. Nurses comprise 50% of the...
Exemplar Music Therapy

EXEMPLAR CARE HOME INTRODUCES NEUROLOGIC MUSIC THERAPY PROGRAMME

Specialist care home Willowbeck has partnered up with a unique music therapy organisation, Chroma, to deliver music therapy workshops for care home residents. The partnership will see the...
Active Ageing Pilot

ACTIVE AGEING PILOT REDUCES 999 CALLS AND A&E VISITS

A seven-month pilot run by London Ambulance Service NHS Trust, in partnership with national volunteering organisation Royal Voluntary Service, has helped reduce the number of emergency calls and...
Malcolm Robinson, a scientist from Worthing, has received two awards at the Advancing Healthcare Awards, recognising his commitment to charitable work with severely ill children.

Scientist receives two Advancing Healthcare Awards

Malcolm Robinson, a scientist from Worthing, has received two awards at the Advancing Healthcare Awards, recognising his commitment to charitable work with severely ill children. Now in their...
(L-R) Rebecca Bentley- Clinical Nurse Specialist; Rachel Clements- SRS Lead Radiographer; Dr Luis Aznar-Garcia- Consultant Clinical Oncologist; Suzanne Jordan- IGRT Lead Radiographer; Anna Bangiri- SRS Lead Physicist; Russell Hart- Radiotherapy Services Manager.

NEW EQUIPMENT TO ENHANCE BRAIN CANCER TREATMENT IN EAST MIDLANDS

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) NHS Trust is the first Trust in the UK to have acquired pioneering new equipment, helping hundreds of patients in the East Midlands benefit from brain tumour...
A special visit from Middlesbrough FC players inspired a care home resident with vascular dementia to play the organ again – despite having no initial memory of how to play.

FOOTBALLERS VISIT CARE HOME FOR SALON OPENING

A special visit from Middlesbrough FC players inspired a care home resident with vascular dementia to play the organ again – despite having no initial memory of how to play. Former nun...

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