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May 24, 2024

Memorials unveiled at county hospitals to honour lives lost and saved during the pandemic

Friday 24 May 2024 Permanent memorials have been unveiled across Worcestershire’s hospitals to remember patients and staff who sadly lost their lives during the Coronavirus pandemic. The memorials at the Alexandra, Kidderminster and Worcestershire Royal Hospitals were unveiled last week at special dedication…

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May 22, 2024

State-of-the-art unit for chemotherapy patients at Kidderminster Hospital

Wednesday 22 May 2024 Patients receiving chemotherapy treatment at Kidderminster Hospital are being cared for in a new state-of-the-art unit from this week. Staff at the hospital’s Millbrook Suite completed their move to a refurbished unit…

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May 13, 2024

Family of the longest surviving and most severely affected patient with extremely rare blood disorder thank Worcestershire Royal Hospital staff

The family of one of the longest surviving and most severely affected patients in the world with an extremely rare and life-threatening blood disorder have thanked staff at Worcestershire Royal Hospital for his “life-saving” treatment. Sean…

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May 7, 2024

Two day case knee replacements mark double first at county hospitals

Tuesday 7 May 2024 Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has celebrated a double first with not one, but two knee replacement patients having their operation and going home on the very same day at two of…

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May 2, 2024

Urology patients benefitting from new ultrasound scanner donated to Alexandra Hospital

Patients with suspected urological conditions are now able to receive their treatment or investigations more quickly, thanks to the donation of a brand-new ultrasound scanning machine to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch. The top-of-the-range scanner has been purchased after…

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April 24, 2024

George Marshall Medical Museum Receives £2500 Grant from National Lottery to Showcase Artefacts on Disability and Invisible Illness

George Marshall Medical Museum is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant of £2,500 from the National Lottery through Arts Council England.  The funding will support a project aimed at bringing attention to artefacts…

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April 22, 2024

Artificial intelligence software helping stroke patients at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

A new artificial intelligence system helping to save the lives of stroke patients has been introduced at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.  The RapidAI software analyses brain images to help decide whether a patient needs an…

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March 5, 2024

Bumper month of babies and brand new video tour help to celebrate ‘relaunch’ of Meadow Birth Centre

A bumper month of babies and a brand new video tour have helped to celebrate the ‘relaunch’ of Meadow Birth Centre at Worcestershire Royal Hospital. Meadow Birth Centre is a midwife-led unit offering a calm and…

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February 27, 2024

Bereaved parents offered the chance to remember at special events

Special memorial services have been organised to help families who have been affected by the loss of a baby at any stage. The services, titled ‘Not Out Of Mind’, will provide space for those who have…

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February 21, 2024

£10,000 bladder scanner donated to ward at Alexandra Hospital by League of Friends

New scanning equipment is helping to improve patient care on Ward 5 at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch, after the hospital’s League of Friends provided more than £10,000 worth of donations to support the ward. The Alexandra…

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