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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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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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5th July 2022

Minor Injuries Unit at Stratford Hospital planned to re-open in August 2022

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) have been working closely to make arrangements to safely re-open the Minor Injuries Unit at Stratford Hospital.

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Dedicated staff member retiring after 48 years working for the NHS

30th June 2022

Dedicated staff member retiring after 48 years working for the NHS

​Mr Ahmed Filali Naji is set to retire after 48 years of service in the NHS, 34 of which were at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT). Mr Ahmed Filali Naji, better known as ‘Naji’ was a decontamination technician where he worked with a variety of medical devices, carefully following guidelines and procedures to make sure the medical devices were properly decontaminated for reuse on patients.

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South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust to contribute to NHS green savings equivalent to half a million fewer cars on the road

16th June 2022

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust to contribute to NHS green savings equivalent to half a million fewer cars on the road

As the UK marks Clean Air Day (16th June) South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust’s (SWFT) Green Plan is set to play its part in helping the NHS cut more than 1m tonnes of C02 emissions in the next three years – the equivalent of taking 520,000 cars off the road.

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Warwickshire Nurse recognised for outstanding family-centred care

14th June 2022

Warwickshire Nurse recognised for outstanding family-centred care

Emma-Louise Evans, Nursery Nurse at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, has been awarded the prestigious Nursing and Midwifery Award in the Regional Parliamentary Awards for the Midlands. NHS Midlands announced on Tuesday 14 June the ten individuals and teams chosen as regional champions to mark the NHS’s 74th birthday.

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8th June 2022

South Warwickshire NHS trust wins children’s nurse funding

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust has been selected out of 35 other NHS organisations for charity funding to employ its first Roald Dahl Specialist Nurse. The post will provide much needed support to children and young people with epilepsy across South Warwickshire.

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26th May 2022

New web pages to help find support for perinatal mental health

Partners across Coventry and Warwickshire have developed new webpages on the Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust site for parents, carers and families to raise awareness of perinatal mental health and signpost to services and support.

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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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