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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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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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Fire service run practice exercises at Ellen Badger Hospital site

15th December 2021

Fire service run practice exercises at Ellen Badger Hospital site

​South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust are currently working with Shipston Medical Centre to develop the Ellen Badger site and re-locate the medical centre. The development plans are progressing well but before construction work starts the Trust have been supporting Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Services to use the empty building to run practice exercises.

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2nd December 2021

Local healthcare volunteers acknowledged for their invaluable support in national awards

Two members of South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) have been recognised in the Helpforce Champion Awards for their commitment to volunteering in healthcare.

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26th November 2021

Strengthened partnership between South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust & Foundation Group, and the University of Warwick

​Two of the region’s best performing institutions from the health and education sectors are working together to further strengthen their partnership through an enhanced approach to medical education, teaching and research development.

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