Sunday, April 22, 2018

UNICEF re-accredits the Great Western Hospital as baby friendly

The Great Western Hospital has received full accreditation again from UNICEF’s Baby Friendly Initiative after a recent assessment. The UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative supports breastfeeding and...

Trust celebrates success as 85 percent of staff have flu jab

Final figures reveal that 85.8 per cent of Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s frontline staff had the flu vaccine this winter. Healthcare workers who...

Mums-to-be can go with the Flo to keep on top of their health

Mums-to-be at the Great Western Hospital are the first in the region to benefit from a new text messaging system which makes it easier...

Are the British public risking their health to prop up the NHS?

The NHS is the hot topic of the British headlines, with talk of a deteriorating national health service taking centre stage at the heart...

Swindon College Graduate wins Health Sector Star Awards 2018

Louise Steer, a graduate of Swindon College’s Foundation Degree Health & Social Care, has won the Higher Apprenticeship category award in the NHS’s Star...

Nova Hreod host fundraiser for international women’s charity

As part of the school's Nova 365 project, Nova Hreod is supporting Swindon-based charity Freedom Kit Bags. Nova 365 is an initiative launched by Nova...

Experts explain how to tackle and prevent diabetes

The number of people diagnosed with diabetes in the UK has more than doubled in the last 20 years, according to brand new research...

Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service issue safety warning as temperature plummets

With a Siberian blast of cold weather continuing over the coming days, Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service has issued advice to local...

Green-fingered residents encouraged to sign up to garden waste service

With spring on the horizon, people in Swindon are being encouraged to add their names to the growing list of households signed up to...

Swindon welcomes new café for care workers

A new café has opened its doors to Swindon's care workers for weekly sessions, offering carers and service users a homely environment to socialise...

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