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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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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust launches Impact Report

4th May 2022

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust launches Impact Report

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) has become the first NHS organisation to launch an Impact Report outlining its social impact against an innovative set of levelling up measures. The Purpose Goals, launched last year by former Education Secretary Rt Hon Justine Greening, are the UK’s first levelling up framework designed to focus efforts on driving equality of opportunity at key life stages.

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Local healthcare provider commits to tackling the climate crisis

25th April 2022

Local healthcare provider commits to tackling the climate crisis

To coincide with World Earth Day on Friday 22 April, at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) we launched our Green Plan to highlight the actions we will be taking to help create a sustainable future.

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Chief Executive, Glen Burley, is named one of the top 6 healthcare leaders in the country

13th April 2022

Chief Executive, Glen Burley, is named one of the top 6 healthcare leaders in the country

Glen Burley, Chief Executive at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT), George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust (GEH) and the Wye Valley NHS Trust (WVT), has been named as a runner up in the prestigious Health Service Journal’s ‘Top Chief Executives for 2022’.

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30th March 2022

​Staff recommend Trust as a place to work and receive treatment ​

The impact the pandemic has had on healthcare staff over the last two years has been unparalleled, but despite these extreme challenges teams at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) remain engaged and motivated.

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Milestone for new hospital and medical centre in Shipston-on-Stour

21st March 2022

Milestone for new hospital and medical centre in Shipston-on-Stour

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) and Shipston Medical Centre are celebrating the approval of planning permission for the new integrated healthcare facilities at the Ellen Badger Hospital site.

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SWFT Charity asks for your support with £350k appeal to improve mental wellbeing for young hospital patients

15th March 2022

SWFT Charity asks for your support with £350k appeal to improve mental wellbeing for young hospital patients

SWFT Charity is pleased to announce the Young Minds Matter Appeal, which aims to raise £350,000 for an array of new facilities on Warwick Hospital's MacGregor Ward, with the focus on enhancing care for children with mental health conditions. The plans for the development include a new playroom and activity area, an adolescent recreational space, a sensory room with specialist equipment to allow children to decompress away from the busy ward, and a bereavement suite/quiet room.

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Refurbishment to key department at Warwick Hospital

23rd February 2022

Refurbishment to key department at Warwick Hospital

A £3.2million project to significantly improve South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust’s Endoscopy Service, which carries out tests to look inside the body, is now completed.

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New Warwick Hospital car park increases parking capacity for patients and staff

21st February 2022

New Warwick Hospital car park increases parking capacity for patients and staff

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust’s new four-storey car park, located on Millers Road in Warwick, will provide 469 spaces for staff, increasing on-site parking for patients.

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24th January 2022

Partners support stronger collaboration between local hospices

​Within Warwickshire, exciting work is underway with hospice providers (including Mary Ann Evans Hospice, Marie Curie, Myton Hospice, The Shakespeare Hospice and Shipston Home Nursing) to develop a collaborative approach across the hospice sector including access to patient services, clinical standards and the type of care available.

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20th December 2021

New assessment unit helps local hospital treat more patients

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) have developed a new Surgical Assessment Unit (SAU) at Warwick Hospital and it is now fully operational.

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