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Pharmacy opening times over the Easter weekend

18th April 2019

Pharmacy opening times over the Easter weekend

The Easter weekend is nearly here, and local health care organisations are reminding people what to do should they become unwell.

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New rapid response overnight service providing expert end of life care in South Warwickshire

16th April 2019

New rapid response overnight service providing expert end of life care in South Warwickshire

On 29 April a new service will be launched in South Warwickshire to provide specialist overnight care for people who are approaching the end of their lives.

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Two Warwickshire health visitors scoop top professional awards

3rd April 2019

Two Warwickshire health visitors scoop top professional awards

Two Warwickshire health visitors have been recognised for their work at the national Journal of Health Visiting (JHV) Awards which aim to highlight and reward excellence and promote evidence-based best practice.

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Panel of experts acknowledge local trust for providing excellent ophthalmology care

13th March 2019

Panel of experts acknowledge local trust for providing excellent ophthalmology care

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised nationwide for demonstrating clinical excellence and for making a significant difference to the lives of ophthalmology patients.

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UNICEF recognise high quality breastfeeding support in Solihull

1st March 2019

UNICEF recognise high quality breastfeeding support in Solihull

The recent awarding of UNICEF’s Baby Friendly accreditation to the Solihull Healthy Child Programme Service has shown that families in Solihull are benefitting from high-quality breastfeeding support.

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The Rigby Foundation continue to support clinicians at local NHS Trust

1st March 2019

The Rigby Foundation continue to support clinicians at local NHS Trust

On Thursday 28 February 2019 the Rigby Foundation hosted the third Rigby Awards at Mallory Court Hotel & Spa.

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26th February 2019

Staff Survey shows local NHS Trust as top employer

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is delighted with their scores published today in the national NHS Staff Survey, showing them as one of the best employers for staff retention, morale, staff engagement and health and well-being.

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Patients trained to administer antibiotics at home

25th February 2019

Patients trained to administer antibiotics at home

An initiative to train patients to administer their own intravenous antibiotics is helping people in South Warwickshire to receive medical treatment at home.

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A national frailty expert has recognised local Trust as an exemplar in the field

23rd January 2019

A national frailty expert has recognised local Trust as an exemplar in the field

Professor Martin Vernon, National Clinical Director for Older People at NHS England, has praised South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) for its forward thinking approach to caring for frail patients.

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​Frailty wards purchase state of the art beds with charitable funds.

15th January 2019

​Frailty wards purchase state of the art beds with charitable funds.

A large proportion of patients admitted to our hospitals are elderly and at risk of falling. We would like to ask for your help in enhancing the care we give to patients, to help us give our best possible service.

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