Patient Care

15th November 2018

Safeguarding guidance and its delivery a minefield, creating significant issues within NHS Trusts 

FOI reveals multiple concerns with incidents and discipline issues for healthcare providers Panlogic, the UK’s leading digital engineering consultancy specialising in the public sector, has today […]
15th November 2018

Crowstone House wins NHS Red Bag Front Sheet Competition

Crowstone House residential care home in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, celebrated winning first place in the NHS Red Bag Front Sheet competition, a new initiative transforming the hospital […]
15th November 2018

Trust chart’s Rugby League legend’s patient journey

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has spent the past year charting the journey of one of their patients, rugby league legend, Barrie McDermott. Following […]
2nd November 2018

WWL wins at Nursing Times Awards

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust was announced as the deserving winner of the Cancer Nursing category at the Nursing Times Awards 2018. In a ceremony […]
25th October 2018

Joining forces to reduce hip and knee replacement surgery infections

Wrightington Hospital, part of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust, (WWL) has joined forces with 30 organisations across the NHS to reduce infections from MSSA […]
18th October 2018

Women not warned of breast implant cancer risks, claim top surgeons

A cancer associated with breast implants, that has led to deaths, must be better diagnosed and reported to regulators, warn global experts at the London Breast […]
17th October 2018

Beta-Glucan gel demonstrates healing rates double that of standard care in slow-to-heal wounds

Newly published research comparing healing rates of long term, slow-to-heal wounds in a community care setting, has demonstrated the use of bioactive beta-glucan gel (Woulgan) doubles […]
17th October 2018

NHS managers need to take back seat for much-needed innovations to spread

Managers need to be a ‘back seat driver’ and share leadership if much-needed and promising innovations are going to spread across the NHS, new research suggests. […]
16th October 2018

Weight Loss Linked to Lower Breast Cancer Risk for Postmenopausal Women

In a study of postmenopausal women, participants who lost weight had a lower risk of developing invasive breast cancer than those who maintained or gained weight. […]