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11th October 2021
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has gained accreditation as a “Veteran Aware” trust – helping to drive improvements in NHS care for people who serve or have served in the UK armed forces and for their families. As well as improving the care of veterans, "Veteran Aware" trusts aim to remove barriers to the employment of veterans and actively identify ways in which the organisation can support career opportunities for them.
27th September 2021
Monday 27 September 2021 sees the launch of the DadPad app, an easy-to-use, freely downloadable resource, developed with the NHS for new dads and dads-to-be in the Warwickshire, Solihull and Coventry area, packed with relevant information, as well as details on local support groups and service providers. Its aim is to provide new fathers with guidance on how to develop the mind-set, confidence and practical skills needed to meet their babies’ physical and emotional needs.
22nd September 2021
Healthcare partners and local charities across Coventry and Warwickshire are supporting Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October 2021) by hosting a short service at Coventry Cathedral on Sunday 10 October at 2pm, for anyone who has ever been affected in any way by pregnancy loss or the death of a baby.
2nd September 2021
Warwick Hospital successful in first implantation of a 3D printed patient specific jig assisted total ankle replacement
On Monday 9 August 2021, Warwick Hospital was successful in their first implantation of a 3D printed patient-specific jig assisted total ankle replacement on an 82-year-old patient.
24th August 2021
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have reinforced their zero tolerance stance on racism, discrimination and violent behaviours through a joint campaign backed by Warwickshire Police. The campaign, which highlights that incidences will be reported to Warwickshire Police and could result in treatment being withdrawn, was rolled out across the trusts’ sites and on their social media channels at the start of this month. This was after extensive discussions with the Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and other trust Networks about the design concept and campaign wording.
15th July 2021
Health leaders in Coventry and Warwickshire have sent an open letter to residents, calling on them to be careful when COVID restrictions ease on Monday (19 July).