Thursday, November 23, 2017

Jessie May adds new specialist nurse to team thanks to Matchday grant

Local charity Jessie May is celebrating after receiving a grant of £30,000 from the Matchroom Sport Charitable Foundation to recruit a new Senior Nurse...

NHS England says people with a Learning Disability may be at greater risk of...

People who have a learning disability can be more susceptible to the effects of flu and are at increased risk of developing complications such...

Community nurses help take the pressure off … ulcers

Pressure ulcers can be a painful consequence of a lengthy hospital stay with the potential to add weeks, or even months, on to a...

GWH beats flu jab target as it prepares for winter

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has already exceeded its target of giving the flu jab to 70 per cent of its frontline healthcare...

Swindon’s hospital announces recruitment day for Special Care Baby Unit and Children’s Unit

A recruitment day for nurses interested in working with children at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon takes place this weekend. New and experienced nurses...

New voice banking software helps patients hold on to their speech

New technology which helps people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) to continue to communicate by creating their own synthetic voice is being offered at...

NHS England encourages parents across Swindon and Wiltshire to protect young children from flu...

With nursery and school terms well underway, parents and guardians of children aged two and three, are encouraged not to put off getting the...

Lifting the lid on the work of occupational therapists

Therapists at the Great Western Hospital are raising awareness of Occupational Therapy Week 2017 by offering local people an insight into their work. Throughout the...

GALLERY: Transplant patient returns to volunteer on GWH ward where he was treated

A transplant patient who received treatment on the Neptune Ward at the Great Western Hospital last year has returned as a regular volunteer. Mike McGarvie,...

Rodbourne slimmers set to lose even more weight

The super slimmers group in Rodbourne have lost 3150.5lbs in weight since January this year. All together the members of the Rodbourne Methodist Church Slimming...

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