Purple Bow Scheme rolled out fully across UHNM

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A UHNM Charity-funded and award-winning Palliative Care scheme aimed at improving communications between staff and relatives has now been fully rolled out across University Hospitals of North Midlands. 

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Half Marathon Runners Benefit Stroke Service

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Two runners have completed the Stafford Half Marathon in aid of the Stroke Service at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust. 

Dr Indira Natarajan, Consultant Stroke Physician, and Iona Botfield, the granddaughter of a patient completed the 13.1 mile course in 1:36:44 and 2:06:41 respectively. 

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Cystic Fibrosis Team say Bonjour to Bounceathon!

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It’s space hoppers & pogo sticks at the ready for our Cystic Fibrosis team who will be hopping, bouncing & boinging the 696-mile return trip to Paris over the next month to raise funds for our Cystic Fibrosis Centre.

With a pound a mile sponsorship, the team are hoping to raise as much money as possible for the North Midlands Cystic Fibrosis Centre, which is co-ordinated from the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

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Community Spirit Raises £1,000 for Cancer Ward

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A group of over 55's from a local Housing Association have raised £1,000 for the Chemotherapy Unit at County Hospital, Stafford.

Residents from the Elmwood Apartments on Co-operative Street raised the money through tabletop sales, quiz and bingo nights and raffles over the past year after a friend and fellow resident was treated in the Unit.

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Sisterly Love for Critical Care

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After her sister Gwynneth was admitted to the Critical Care Unit at our Royal Stoke University Hospital with a serious infection, not only did Amanda Pope (right) travel from Rugeley every day for a month to be by her bedside, but she wanted to say thank you to our amazing staff who looked after her too.

Amanda raised a brilliant £600 through a sponsored alcohol-free October, money which will go directly to the unit which looks after some of our area’s most poorly people.

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