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Funding award to help rough sleepers this winter

2nd January 2020

Funding award to help rough sleepers this winter

​A bid to deliver a physical health outreach project for rough sleepers during the winter months has been awarded funding,

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You won’t be sick as a parrot with SWFT

20th December 2019

You won’t be sick as a parrot with SWFT

South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust is bringing a new meaning to ‘getting plastered’ at Christmas.

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9th December 2019

Mobile testing provides healthcare boost for homeless people in Leamington

​Homeless people and current or past injecting drug users in Leamington Spa are being encouraged to look after their health by finding out if they have the Hepatitis C virus (HCV).

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust first ‘Outstanding’ acute and community healthcare provider in the Midlands

4th December 2019

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust first ‘Outstanding’ acute and community healthcare provider in the Midlands

​Staff at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) are delighted after being rated as an 'Outstanding' provider.

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18th November 2019

Do your bit to keep antibiotics working

It’s that time of year when the weather is getting colder and we may be more susceptible to colds and other bugs going around.

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NHS rainbow badges worn with pride in Warwickshire

14th November 2019

NHS rainbow badges worn with pride in Warwickshire

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) has launched the NHS rainbow badge pilot initiative within maternity, children and community health visitor services, in partnership with Warwickshire County Council. This LGBT+ inclusivity scheme was originally launched at Evelina London Children’s Hospital (part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust) and has now been implemented in more than 45 trusts around England.

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Local minor injuries unit ranked amongst very best nationally

28th October 2019

Local minor injuries unit ranked amongst very best nationally

Results from the national Urgent & Emergency Care survey have ranked Stratford Hospital’s minor injuries unit (MIU) as the second best in the country.

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Health organisations encourage the public to protect against potentially serious virus

14th October 2019

Health organisations encourage the public to protect against potentially serious virus

Coventry and Warwickshire health and social care organisations are urging the local population to join them in the fight against flu with one of the worst seasons in recent years expected.

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Patients to access new cancer treatments through Rigby Foundation funding

14th October 2019

Patients to access new cancer treatments through Rigby Foundation funding

With the support of the Rigby Foundation Group, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) is recruiting a full time clinical research nurse to increase the organisation’s work on potentially lifesaving cancer treatments.

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Secondary Breast Cancer Service offers terminally ill patients a “beacon of light”

8th October 2019

Secondary Breast Cancer Service offers terminally ill patients a “beacon of light”

A patient with incurable cancer has paid a heartfelt tribute to the invaluable "lifeline" and vital support she received by Warwick Hospital’s Secondary Breast Cancer (SBC) Team. The feedback arrived in a letter from patient Mary Bonner to the SBC Team shortly after she sadly passed away in August, aged just 52.

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