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20th April 2022

Case Study: Jonathan's story after being supported by Hospital to Home

Jonathan was taken to hospital after a fall. Following his inpatient stay, the Hospital to Home service identified a number of opportunities to work with other agencies to enhance Joanathan’s life and ensure he is well supported and in a safe environment.

Thanks to these referrals and links with other services Joanathan has now benefitted from access to social opportunities, support and advice on his long-term needs and changes to make his home safer.

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11th January 2023

Warwickshire announced as frontrunner for NHS and Social Care partnership work

The Department of Health and Social Care has announced a programme to trial innovative solutions to free up hospital beds and make sure patients get the right care at the right time. Six areas across the country will be trailing new initiatives and Warwickshire is delighted to be one of the frontrunners.

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12th December 2022

Partnership with Consultant Connect shortlisted for HSJ Partnership Awards 2023

South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) and Consultant Connect, UK-founded telemedicine provider, have been shortlisted for HealthTech Partnership of the Year at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2023. The nomination recognises their combined outstanding dedication to improving healthcare and effective collaboration with the NHS.

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Work started on modern healthcare facility in Lillington

5th December 2022

Work started on modern healthcare facility in Lillington

A fantastic new healthcare facility is being created, which will integrate different health professionals and support improved access to services for communities in Lillington.

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South Warwickshire University Foundation Trust patient thanks Central England Rehabilitation Unit (CERU) staff members for saving his life

14th November 2022

South Warwickshire University Foundation Trust patient thanks Central England Rehabilitation Unit (CERU) staff members for saving his life

​In February 2022, Shaun Butler, from Malvern, was told he had a brain tumour and needed to have neurosurgery right away. He was just 28 years old. Upon referral to Central England Rehabilitation Unit (CERU) Shaun was diagnosed with locked in syndrome. Now 8 months on since his neurosurgery, Shaun has been discharged from CERU and wants to tell his story and thank the staff that helped save his life.

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South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust gains Baby Friendly Award

29th September 2022

South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust gains Baby Friendly Award

South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award Accreditation and has gained recognition from the UK Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) Baby Friendly Initiative.

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29th September 2022

Coventry and Warwickshire unite to hold Cathedral Service marking Baby Loss Awareness Week

Healthcare partners and local charities across Coventry and Warwickshire are marking the 20th anniversary of Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October 2022) by hosting a special service at Coventry Cathedral on Sunday 9 October from 2pm for anyone affected by pregnancy loss or the death of a baby.

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Opportunity for local residents to hear about development plans to improve facilities at Warwick Hospital

30th August 2022

Opportunity for local residents to hear about development plans to improve facilities at Warwick Hospital

South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) is inviting local Warwick residents to find out more about the Trust’s ambitious development proposals, to transform the Warwick Hospital estate over the next 10 -15years.

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Coventry’s Family Health and Lifestyle Service celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2022

16th August 2022

Coventry’s Family Health and Lifestyle Service celebrate World Breastfeeding Week 2022

In celebration of this year’s World Breastfeeding Week, Coventry’s Family Health and Lifestyle Service, which includes Infant Feeding, Health Visiting, Family Nurse Partnership, Stop Smoking In Pregnancy, School Nursing Services and Family Weight Management Services, took part in the ‘Big Latch Event’ at the War Memorial Park in Coventry on the 4th of August.

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Escape Through Art - Public Arts work unveiled at Warwick Hospital.

16th August 2022

Escape Through Art - Public Arts work unveiled at Warwick Hospital.

Local arts organisation, Escape Arts has partnered with Leamington-based BRINK Contemporary Arts to help transform a large hospital stairwell at Warwick hospital, supported by South Warwickshire NHS Charitable Foundation.

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2nd August 2022

Public invited to virtual annual meeting for local NHS services

​On Tuesday 27 September 2022, South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust is holding their Annual Council of Governors’ & Members’ Meeting virtually and members of the public are invited to attend.

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