Prestigious visit for Royal Stoke NICU

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Chairman of Staffordshire County Council, Councillor Michael Greatorex, recently visited Royal Stoke University Hospital and was given a tour of the Neonatal Unit by staff from the Maternity Centre and UHNM Charity. 

During his 2017/18 year of office as Chairman of Staffordshire County Council, Cllr Greatorex chose the theme ‘start of life and end of life’ for the charities he would be supporting. Therefore, ‘Premature babies from Staffordshire’ (through the Neonatal Unit at Royal Stoke) and St Giles Hospice were chosen.

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Inspirational Dad running the extra mile for Neonatal Unit

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Dad Antony Perrins is raising vital funds for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Royal Stoke University Hospital by running an incredible ten 10k races in ten months, 


Tiny Oliver Charlie Perrins was born at just 29 weeks, weighing 2lb 13 ounces. After 81 days spent in the Neonatal Unit this little miracle went home. As a small way of thanking all of the staff, who cared so wonderfully for this precious little boy, his dad, Antony will be undertaking this truly daunting challenge.

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A BIG thank you from everyone at UHNM

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UHNM staff have applauded fundraisers for the generous donations over the past year to thank them for making a difference. Every year UHNM Charity is supported by former patients, grateful families and even the staff who work in the services who all want to make a difference to the services the NHS provides. Giving to the NHS is as old as the NHS and this year has been no exception to the generosity of all those who want to help.

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Family support UHNM Charity after miracle recovery

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A woman who suffered six cardiac arrests in six weeks has stunned doctors by making a full recovery. Jane Kent collapsed at a family party in July 2017 and had to be rushed to Royal Stoke University Hospital to be cared for in Critical Care for six weeks. The 52-year-old, who together with her husband, friends and family have been raising money for UHNM Charity, is now back at work having made a virtual full recovery.

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County Hospital Appeal nears half a million pounds

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UHNM Charity is more than three quarters of the way to meeting the County Hospital Fundraising Appeal target of £600,000. To date donations have created safe, comforting and stimulating ward environments for vulnerable patients, including those with dementia, and developed the outpatients unit which is used by more than 125,000 patients a year.

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