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Herefordshire's first Myeloma health and wellbeing day

Myeloma health and wellbeing day

More than 40 patients, families and friends, attended the first Myeloma health and wellbeing day to be held in Herefordshire last week to promote the information, advice and support available for people locally. The event marks the start of Myeloma Awareness Week (June 21 to 28) and helps to connect with people to raise awareness of what Myeloma is, what it’s like to live with it, and the help that is available locally for people affected by Myeloma.  Health experts from Hereford Count…

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Special hospital memorial service to remember babies

A special annual memorial service for babies who have passed away is being held at Hereford County Hospital Chapel on Tuesday, July 5, starting at 7.30pm.  Hereford County Hospital’s Chaplaincy is organising the service at Hereford County Hospital, Stonebow Road, in Hereford.   Reverend Philip Roberts, hospital chaplain, said: "We would like to invite those who have lost a baby, whether recently or many years ago, to come and remember them with us at our annual memorial service. “It i…

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Royal College of Physicians commends high quality Endoscopy service at WVT

Patients undergoing endoscopies at Wye Valley NHS Trust can be assured they are receiving the best possible treatment by highly qualified staff in comfortable and appropriate surroundings. This follows the accreditation by the Royal College of Physicians which inspected the endoscopy units at Hereford County Hospital and Ross Community Hospital recently. The accreditation means the service has met all of the exacting standards expected by the College and guarantees the highest quality…

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National survey confirms improvements at Wye Valley NHS Trust

Press release – June 9 20162016/046 Patients at Wye Valley NHS Trust have given a thumbs-up to the quality of care and treatment they are receiving.  Figures published following the results of the national inpatients survey - which captured the views of more than 83,000 people who spent at least one night in hospital in the UK last year - show improved feedback from WVT patients.  The national survey included 1,250 people who had received care and treatment from Wye Valley NHS trust d…

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Invitation to local skin cancer health and wellbeing day

People who would like to learn more about skin cancer or have been affected by skin cancer are invited to a free Herefordshire health and wellbeing day on Wednesday, July 13, at the Kindle Centre in Hereford. The event is the first dedicated skin cancer health and wellbeing day to be held in the county, which is being organised by the dermatology and skin cancer team at Wye Valley NHS Trust, and funded by Macmillan Cancer Support. The day will provide an opportunity to meet healthcare…

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Invitation to falls prevention event in Hereford High Town

Herefordshire residents are invited to attend a falls prevention event in Hereford High Town from Monday June 20 to Friday June 24.  Free advice and tips on how to prevent falls for adults will be available from local hospital healthcare experts. It’s the fourth year that Wye Valley NHS Trust has organised this week of falls prevention events for residents. Physiotherapist and occupational therapists will be on hand from Monday June 20 to Friday June 24, from 9am to 4pm, in Hereford H…

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Contact Details

John Burnett
Communication and engagement manager
Tel: 01432 372928
Email: John.Burnett@wvt.nhs.uk

Amanda Millichip
Communications officer
Tel: 01432 355444 Ext: 5105
Email: Amanda.Millichip@wvt.nhs.uk

Postal address:

Wye Valley NHS Trust
The County Hospital
Trust Headquarters
Union Walk
Hereford
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