Monday, February 19, 2018

New volunteering service launches in Swindon

Swindon is the third town in the county to benefit from the launch of an exciting new service. Care Home Volunteers was set up in 2013,...

New GWH ward opens its doors to first patients

A new ward at the Great Western Hospital in Swindon has opened its doors to its first set of patients. Dorcan Unit will provide the...

Experts to shed light on women’s cancers with talk at Great Western Hospital

Members of the public can find out the signs and symptoms of gynaecological cancers at an upcoming health lecture at the Great Western Hospital. Ms...

Strong and stable – Swindon’s Great Western Hospital is best in the west for...

Swindon patients needing hospital admission are more likely to receive a special assessment to minimise their risk of falling than anywhere else in the...

NHS England urges women to have vital cervical smear tests

Thousands of young women in the Bath, Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire are missing out on important checks. Every day nine women in the UK are...

New group gives cancer patients a voice

People affected by cancer can now come together as part of a new group and have their collective voices listened to by experts from...

GALLERY: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn comes to Swindon to talk to health workers about...

"It's not just a winter crisis any more, it's a 12 month long NHS crisis. A permanent state of crisis." This is the description of...

Find out which pharmacies near you will be open over Christmas and New Year

Some pharmacies across Swindon and Wiltshire will be open over Christmas and New Year, offering advice on common illnesses and the best medicines to...

The NHS are calling on donors in Swindon to give blood this year

NHS Blood and Transplant are calling on Swindon locals to donate blood. The donation day will take place Wednesday 27 December at Swindon Town Football...

Eight out of ten hip fracture patients out of bed 24 hours after surgery

More than eight out of ten hip fracture patients at the Great Western Hospital are able to get out of bed the day after...

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