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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

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Listening into Action film

We've been holding a series of 'Big Conversation' events across our three sites over the last fortnight, as a part of our Listening into Action journey.

Each of the events gives staff the opportunity to raise concerns or frustrations with their work life and gives the trust the opportunity to turn ideas from staff into action which helps the way we all work.

Take a look at what's been happening at the first load of events on our Listening into Action journey.

Quality Account 2015/2016 launched

You can download our latest Quality Account from the 2015/16 financial year here.

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Alexandra Hospital

Woodrow Drive, Redditch, B98 7UB

01527 503030

Wards at the Alexandra Hospital


Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Charles Hastings Way, Worcester, WR5 1DD

01905 763333

Wards at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Don’t bring flu into hospital

Flu kills
Influenza (flu) is contagious and largely preventable. If you have symptoms of flu do not go to A&E or visit family and friends in hospital - you could pass it on to someone else.

Recognise it

The symptoms of flu include:

  • Sudden fever
  • Cough
  • Sore throat
  • Runny or stuffy nose
  • Body aches
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue

Contain it

If you have these symptoms:

  • Do not attend A&E or visit family and friends in the hospital
  • Contact 111 or your GP for further advice
  • If you are otherwise fit and healthy there is usually no reason to visit your GP
  • The best remedy is to stay home, keep warm and drink plenty of water
  • You can take over the counter remedies to lower temperature and relieve aches
  • You should visit your GP if you are over 65, pregnant, have underlying medical conditions or a weakened immune system


  • Catch it - Use a tissue for coughs and sneezes
  • Bin it - As soon as you can
  • Kill it - Wash your hands with soap and water

Car parking concessions

If you are visiting an immediate relative who is a long-stay patient or you are a patient receiving regular treatment, you may be eligible for a reduced-fee parking pass.  

Further information about car paking concessions is available here

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Page last updated: 24 July 2016