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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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Stratford-upon-Avon's first-ever edible garden of wellbeing

27th September 2019

Stratford-upon-Avon's first-ever edible garden of wellbeing

Over 60 corporate and community volunteers will converge at Stratford Upon Avon hospital for one day to help create the town’s first-ever edible garden of wellbeing.

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Menopause awareness event seeks to “break taboos” around the menopause

27th September 2019

Menopause awareness event seeks to “break taboos” around the menopause

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with Warwickshire County Council, are encouraging us to talk about the menopause by hosting an event at Northgate House Conference Centre on Friday 18 October 2019

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Tinnitus support group from Warwick hits the Gold Standard

27th September 2019

Tinnitus support group from Warwick hits the Gold Standard

A tinnitus support group which meets at Warwick Hospital has become one of the first groups in the country to be awarded the Gold Standard for tinnitus support groups by the British Tinnitus Association (BTA).

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Public services partner to get patients from hospital to home

16th September 2019

Public services partner to get patients from hospital to home

An innovative partnership between local public services is celebrating a successful first year amidst glowing feedback from local people.

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Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

13th September 2019

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019

​Anyone who has experienced or been affected in any way by pregnancy loss or the death of a baby is invited to attend a special service at Coventry Cathedral. Bereaved parents, family members and friends are set to commemorate the all too brief lives of their babies from 2pm on Sunday, October 13.

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Healthcare provider addresses population’s eye health Issues

5th September 2019

Healthcare provider addresses population’s eye health Issues

On Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September, local healthcare provider South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) is hosting eye health talks.

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Health Professionals provide support and guidance on dementia

21st August 2019

Health Professionals provide support and guidance on dementia

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a free Dementia health talk for families, carers and health care professionals, at The Sydni Centre on Wednesday 11 September.

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Outstanding partnership recognised with national award

15th August 2019

Outstanding partnership recognised with national award

A partnership of hospitals, hospices and volunteers across Coventry and Warwickshire that supports people affected by Parkinson’s disease has been recognised with a national award.

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