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February 2020

Latest News

Our Communications team issue many press releases to the media to keep them informed about what is happening at the Trust. Our press releases and news items for the current year are listed below, click on the links for more details.

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February 2020

Latest News: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife - Meet Deb Eaton

As we continue celebrating the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, it’s time to introduce our second nurse, who is ready to talk us through her career and experience of nursing at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT). Say hello to Deb Eaton, Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) for the Enhanced Recovery Programme!


Latest News: Year of the Nurse and the Midwife - Meet Emily Roberts

As we continue celebrating the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife, it’s time to introduce our second midwife, who is ready to talk us through her career and experience of midwifery at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT). Say hello to Midwife Emily Roberts!


Latest News: Royal Wolverhampton partners with Zesty for Digital Outpatients

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) has partnered with Zesty to deliver a patient portal as part of their ambitious digital plans over the next five years. Launching mid 2020, the Zesty patient portal will be introduced across all outpatient services as part of a long term partnership enabling patients to play a more active role in their care, create operational efficiencies and unlock significant cost savings.


Latest News: The RWT Charity Fashion Show Event

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Charity is excited to be partnering with Fashion SOS to host their first fashion show in aid of children’s services at the Trust. Staff and members of the local community have been getting in touch to volunteer to walk the runway in support of the charity. The event will be held on Friday, April 3rd at The Pavilion, Stafford Road, Wolverhampton. Doors open at 7pm, with the catwalk starting at 7.30pm.


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Almost three quarters of staff at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust would recommend the Trust as a place to work, according to the results of a new survey. The Trust's latest national staff survey results show a total of 72 per cent said they would recommend RWT as a place to work - this score has improved from 71 per cent last year.


Latest News: Care of Elderly ward shortlisted for prestigious award

Congratulations to our colleagues from Ward A8 (care of the elderly) who have been shortlisted in the ‘Student Placement of the Year: Hospital’ category, as part of the Student Nursing Times Awards 2020. The annual awards evening looks to highlight excellence in education across all specialties of nursing and provides the opportunity to congratulate lecturers, practice supervisors and the wider health care professionals who go above and beyond to support student nurses on their journey.


Latest News: RWT Rated as Good in Latest CQC Inspection

The Trust is delighted to announce that we have been rated as ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following an inspection last year. Today the CQC, who visited the Trust between August and September last year, published their report which sees the Trust rated as ‘Good’ overall as well as achieving an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the ‘caring’ domain.


Latest News: Kind hearted family donate thousands of pounds to Trust charity in memory of Rob

The family of a football fan who died in Bulgaria have donated more than £4,700 to The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Charity. Rob Spray’s family started an online fundraiser following his death, of which a donation has been made to the Trust’s Neonatal Unit.


Latest News: Cutting-edge shoulder surgery improves patient care

A woman has become The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust’s first patient to have shoulder replacement surgery as a day case operation thanks to the Trust’s expert teams. Typically, shoulder replacement patients stay in hospital for two to three days after surgery, depending on the individual patient's progress, but 66 year old Su Turner, from Codsall, was discharged on the same day as her operation.

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