Patient Care

17th November 2019

Entertainment system brings welcome distraction to children’s ward

Children who are unable to leave their hospital bed during treatment can now play their favourite console games, thanks to the creation of a brand new […]
15th October 2019

Direct transfer for patient care

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust and the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) have collaborated to provide a new service. Ambulances will now take patients […]
8th October 2019

Thousands of Parkinson’s inpatients in worse health because of poor medication management

Nearly two thirds of people with Parkinson’s didn’t consistently get their medication on time in hospital which can lead to life-changing consequences. Parkinson’s UK is calling […]
7th October 2019

Week long programme highlights importance of play

A week-long programme of fun and therapeutic play is to take place at Wigan Infirmary as part of Play in Hospital Week (7th October – 11th […]
25th September 2019 extends range of services with new online treatment, one of the world’s leading, jargon-explained, sports injury, rehab and fitness website, has partnered with PhysioFast Online (PFO), who offer interactive videocall appointments with qualified […]
1st September 2019

New research highlights the importance of third sector support

For people living with breast cancer, new reasearch highlights the importance of third sector support.  Pictured, Dr Caroline Hoffman, Clinical and Research Director at Breast Cancer Haven […]
29th August 2019

New MRI computing technique can spot scar muscles of heart without damaging kidneys

Traditional MRI scans use the metal gadolinium, which resonates areas of the heart muscles that are not functioning efficiently, however gadolinium affect the kidney function The […]
22nd August 2019

CGM pregnancy guidance offered as specialists share knowledge in new partnership

Expert advice on continuous glucose monitoring in women with type 1 diabetes during pregnancy will be offered at a leading conference ahead of a national rollout. […]
21st August 2019

GP wait times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches made through Google as GP waiting times increase • Over 100million health-related Google searches were made in just […]