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March 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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March 2020

Pop-up shop opens

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) has opened an essential groceries shop for staff. This service is to provide staff working long shifts the chance to get some essentials before/after their shifts without having to make any unnecessary journeys and have any additional social contacts.


Latest News: New Cross Hospital Entrance

We can confirm that two patients in their 60s and 70s who had underlying health conditions have passed away at New Cross Hospital. They had tested positive for COVID-19.


Latest News: New Cross Hospital Entrance

We can confirm that two patients - a man and a woman both in their 80s - who had underlying health conditions have passed away at New Cross Hospital. They had tested positive for COVID-19.


Latest News: New Cross Hospital Entrance

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust spokesperson said: “The Trust can confirm that three patients in their 80s have died. All patients had underlying health conditions but they had all tested positive for Covid-19.


Latest News: New Cross Hospital Entrance

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust spokesperson said: “The Trust can confirm that three patients in their 70s and 80s have died. All patients had underlying health conditions but they had all tested positive for Covid-19. 


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The Minor Injury Unit (MIU) at Cannock Chase Hospital will close temporarily from Wednesday 18th March to help staff at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust provide safe services to seriously ill patients needing urgent care at New Cross Hospital.


Latest News: New Cross Hospital Entrance

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust is working hard to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect staff, patients and visitors from becoming seriously ill. With this in mind, we have made the decision to suspend all visiting to our wards at New Cross, Cannock Chase and West Park hospitals.


Latest News: Neonatal Staff and Noah's Star with donation

The neonatal and transitional care units at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) celebrated World Book Day. Chief Executive, David Loughton and Deputy Chief Nurse, Vanessa Whatley paid a visit to the unit to read to some of our patients and help to raise awareness of how important it is reading to your baby.


Latest News: Change to Visiting Hours

Friends and relatives of patients will now be able to visit their loved ones later on in the evening, thanks to a change in visiting times at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT). From Monday, March 2nd 2020, Medical wards at New Cross, West Park and Cannock Chase Hospitals will now allow visitors from 2:00pm-8:00pm and on surgical wards from 2:30pm-4:00pm and 6:30pm-8:00pm.

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