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February 16, 2024

Norovirus information – what to do if you catch it and how to help prevent it from spreading

Last update: Tuesday 5 March 2024 There are no visiting restrictions currently in place. However, if you are planning on visiting one of our hospitals, please help to keep our patients and staff safe and avoid…

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February 13, 2024

Three Healthcare Support Workers receive national award from England’s Chief Nurse

Three Healthcare Support Workers from Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have received a national award from England’s Chief Nurse. Jemma Mulrine, John Wilson, and Jade Maddocks were presented with the prestigious Chief Nursing Officer Healthcare Support…

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January 25, 2024

Opening Doors For Young People with Learning Disabilities: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust leads the way with DFN Project SEARCH

In a ground breaking partnership, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (WAHT) has joined forces with Regency High School in Worcestershire and DFN Project SEARCH, to launch a supported internship program aimed at transforming the lives of…

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January 22, 2024

New wearable ECG devices helping detect those at risk of stroke earlier

A new wearable device is being used for patients at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to help detect those at risk of a stroke, diagnose Atrial Fibrillation, and improve waiting times for treatment. The mobile adhesive electrocardiogram (ECG)…

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January 19, 2024

Hospital Trust to host virtual open evening to give insight into Pharmacy careers

Current or aspiring pharmacists are being invited to a Virtual Pharmacy Career Evening being held by Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (WAHT) on Thursday, January 25. The first of its kind online event, from 5:30 pm…

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December 30, 2023

Worcestershire Midwife awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours List

An award-winning midwife at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded an MBE in the King’s New Year’s Honours for her outstanding services to bereavement midwifery. The honour for Trudy Berlet, Maternity Matron for Community,…

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December 22, 2023

Patients waiting over 12 weeks – we want to hear from you

Patients who have been waiting for more than 12 weeks for an appointment or treatment at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are being asked to complete a short survey as part of the continuing work being…

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December 13, 2023

Artwork making a difference for patients in new state-of-the-art operating theatre complex at the Alexandra Hospital

Charity-funded artwork has been installed in a new state-of-the-art operating theatre complex at the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch. To help create a calming environment for patients waiting or recovering from surgery, the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Charity has…

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December 5, 2023

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Charity launches Festive Appeal to raise £20,000 to support the families of patients at the end of…

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Charity has launched a Festive Appeal to raise £20,000 this Christmas to provide extra comfort and rest for the families of patients who are at the end of their lives in Worcestershire’s acute…

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October 31, 2023

Charity Ball a huge success for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Charity Children of Worcestershire Cancer Fund

A charity ball held to raise vital funds for children with cancer and their families while they are undergoing hospital care raised an impressive £4,800 thanks to the generous support of all who attended.  Guests, who…

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