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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 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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School children’s artwork improves green space of local brain injury unit

20th July 2022

School children’s artwork improves green space of local brain injury unit

Talented secondary school children have enhanced an outdoor space for brain injury patients at Leamington Hospital. Sustainability, nursing and maintenance teams at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT), which runs the Central England Rehabilitation Unit based at Leamington Hospital, worked with Campion School pupils to install colourful artwork in the hospital grounds.

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Local NHS staff member selected as baton bearer for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

18th July 2022

Local NHS staff member selected as baton bearer for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust’s (SWFT) Senior Specialist Occupational Health Practitioner, Julie Atkins, is one of 2,000 people being honoured by taking part in the Queen’s Baton Relay ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony. Julie will carry the baton on Friday 22 July at 8.00am near Kenilworth Castle following a nomination from her Girlguiding colleagues for the inspiring volunteer work she carries out in Warwick and Kenilworth.

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Trust neonatal unit receives prestigious accreditation for demonstrating outstanding care

15th July 2022

Trust neonatal unit receives prestigious accreditation for demonstrating outstanding care

The high-quality family-centred care being provided by Warwick Hospital’s Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) has been recognised as gold standard. Following achieving an impressive assessment score of 97.7% in May 2022, the neonatal unit ran by South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust was awarded with a gold Bliss Baby Charter accreditation. This makes the unit the only SCBU within Coventry and Warwickshire and one of just thirteen in the country with this accolade.

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7th July 2022

Clinical team leading the way in sustainability

Consultant Dermatologist, Dr Simon Tso, from South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is leading the way in developing sustainable practices within dermatological minor surgeries.

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