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Nurse and Midwife of the year 2019 winners

Celebrating outstanding nursing and midwifery care

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) this evening celebrated the annual Nurse and Midwife of the Year (NAMY) Awards, held in partnership with Nottingham Express Transit (NET) and the Nottingham Post. More than 300 nominations for the awards were received from patients, relatives and colleagues for this year’s awards for nurses, midwives, healthcare assistants and…
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Lilian Greenwood and BRILL team

Nottingham MP visits first-of-its-kind rehabilitation centre at QMC

Lilian Greenwood, MP for Nottingham South, visited Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC), part of Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), to meet the team that helps to rehabilitate children and young people who are recovering from brain injuries. The service offered by the BRILL (Brain Injury Living Life)Team is the first of its kind in the…
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Lifetime achievement award for Team NUH’s Chief Nurse

The Chief Nurse at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) – one of the most experienced and respected senior nurses in the NHS has won the regional Lifetime Achievement category in the Parliamentary Awards and will represent Nottingham at the national finals next month. Professor Mandie Sunderland has over three decades’ experience of senior nursing…
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Celebration event for the outstanding dedication of Team NUH volunteers

The hard work and dedication of volunteers who have clocked up a combined 460 years’ of service to Nottingham’s hospitals was celebrated this afternoon at a special awards ceremony. Taking place during National Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1 – 7 June, the volunteer Long Service Awards were a chance to say thank you to…
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NUH Celebrates over 1,500 volunteers during National Volunteers week

National Volunteers’ Week, running from 1 – 7 June, is a chance to recognise the invaluable contributions of people across all sectors who offer up their time to volunteer across Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH). There are just over 1,500 volunteers who freely give their time and skills to volunteer across NUH. They cover…
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Hat-trick award win for maternity staff at NUH

Three members of the midwifery and maternity team at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), have been presented with a Cavell Star Award in recognition of their exceptional care to patients and families. Aimee Summers, Community Midwife; Kirsty Rodgers, Midwife and Emma Kelley, Transitional Care Worker, have all been awarded prize this month for providing…
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More recognition for catering excellence

Catering staff at Nottingham University Hospitals are celebrating after an innovative patient menu was nominated for a prestigious national award. The Trust is the only NHS organisation in the country to be shortlisted in the ‘Catey Awards’ which honour innovation and expertise in catering and hospitality. The team have been shortlisted in the Public Sector Caterer…
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7 years; 11,020 patients; 645 lives saved by the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre

Seven years ago this week, Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC) became the East Midlands Major Trauma Centre, and since then we’ve treated and cared for 11,020 patients and saved 645 lives. Nottingham’s Major Trauma Centre covers a catchment area of four million, is the busiest in the country and has the strongest clinical outcomes nationally.…
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NUH Volunteer Celebrates 90th Birthday

A long-standing volunteer at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH) is celebrating her ninetieth birthday today. Wendy Russell has become a much-loved and familiar face at the Queen’s Medical Centre (QMC), where she has greeted visitors and patients on Main Reception for 23 years. Wendy currently volunteers for two mornings a week and has been…
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A look into transformative live kidney donations

In the UK, living kidney transplants have been performed since 1960 and around 1,100 such operations are carried out each year, with a very high success rate. 200 people are currently on the waiting list for a kidney transplant in Nottingham, and the average waiting time for an adult is two years. Nottingham University Hospitals…
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