Worcestershire hospitals slightly below average in cleanliness surveys

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:30pm Thursday 28th August 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE’S three major hospitals scored slightly below the national average in cleanliness surveys.

New students urged to register with a GP

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5:52pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIRST-year university students preparing to moving away from home for the first time next month are being reminded of the importance of registering with a GP.

Hospital revamp project not delayed until after 2015's general election

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:34pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

CLAIMS that a project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire had been pushed back until the middle of next year have been refuted.

Worcestershire speech therapists saddle up

Tewkesbury Admag: Speech and language therapists at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton

4:47pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A TRIO of speech and language therapists working in Worcestershire are saddling up to raise money for children who have problems with communication.

VIDEOS: Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

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4:23pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A PAIR of short films showcasing the care offered by a Worcester hospice have been released.

Hospital chaplain nominated for national award for supporting bereaved parents

12:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

A CHAPLAIN working at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been nominated for a national award for his work supporting families coping with the devastating loss of a baby.

Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire charities awarded thousands of pounds in lottery grants

4:01pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A RAFT of charities and community projects across Worcestershire have been awarded a share of a £1.7 million pot of funding.

£2,700 raised with football match in memory of talented young player

Tewkesbury Admag: Match officials Nick Ford, Tim Hall and Joe Whitehouse

1:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

FAMILY and friends of a talented young footballer who died in a hit-and-run near Malvern last October raised £2,700 for the church where he is buried with a fundraising football match.

Police tackle 50 brawling people as Bank Holiday ends in violence in Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag: FOOTWEAR STOLEN; West Mercia Police are investigating the theft of footwear from a Bromsgrove porch. SP

4:14pm Monday 25th August 2014

A MASS brawl involving more than “50 people” erupted in the streets of Worcester city centre, as drunken bank holiday revellers fought with police.

Rain fails to dampen Bank Holiday spirit in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:57am Tuesday 26th August 2014

DESPITE the typically British weather the August bank holiday still went off with a bang in Worcestershire.

BBC antiques expert brings expertise to Worcestershire stroke centre

Tewkesbury Admag: BBC antiques expert brings expertise to Worcestershire stroke centre

10:02am Tuesday 26th August 2014

TV ANTIQUES expert Nick Davies will bring his expertise to a Worcestershire stroke rehabilitation centre next month.

Host of events at the Seven Valley Railway next weekend

Tewkesbury Admag: The Silver King

4:16pm Monday 25th August 2014

RAIL enthusiasts have a lot to be excited about next weekend.

Worcestershire woman gets an early start on Christmas wrapping for charity appeal

Tewkesbury Admag: Barbara Pearson

10:30am Monday 25th August 2014

CHRISTMAS may still be a few months away, but one woman from Charlton, near Pershore, has already got started on her wrapping.

Views of Wychavon landlords sought

Tewkesbury Admag: Views of Wychavon landlords sought

3:30pm Friday 22nd August 2014

LANDLORDS in Wychavon are being asked to let the district council know a range of information including their rates and the types of tenants they accept as well the challenges they face.

Worcestershire's new radiotherapy machines successful tested

Tewkesbury Admag: Cancer manager and lead Macmillan nurse at Worcestershire Royal Hospital Anne Sullivan in the new radiotherapy centre's sky-themed linac treatment room

3:08pm Friday 22nd August 2014

WORCESTER’S state-of-the-art new radiotherapy centre has moved a step closer to completion as the three machines which will deliver the treatment were successfully tested.

Make hand treatment available on the NHS, says Worcester solicitor

Tewkesbury Admag: John Wickstead of Lower Broadheath is calling for the Xiapex injection to be made available on the NHS

2:00pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A WORCESTER solicitor has called for a treatment for a debilitating hand condition to be made available on the NHS after a problem he had suffered with for six years was solved with a single injection.

Tewkesbury family backs CLIC Sargent’s Big Bucket Collection

Tewkesbury Admag: Nicki, Lauren and Cass Castello.

12:44pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A FAMILY whose daughter was diagnosed with cancer aged 11 is backing CLIC Sargent’s Big Bucket Collection to raise funds for children and young people with cancer during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month this September.

Government minister "horrified" by nurse's thefts from Worcester hospital

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:45am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SENIOR government minister has said he is “horrified” a nurse who already had convictions for theft was allowed to work at Worcestershire Royal Hospital, where she stole hundreds of pounds from three elderly patients.

Worcester higher than national average for cot death

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5:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NEW statistics have shown seven babies born in Worcester between 2004 and 2012 died as a result of ‘cot death’.

No increase in breast cancer referrals in Worcestershire despite Eastenders storyline

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

4:52pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

SOAP storylines about cancer seem to have no influence on attitudes to the disease in Worcestershire.

Distraction scam in Tewkesbury coffee bar - police release CCTV image

4:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

POLICE are continuing to hunt for suspects in a distraction scam in Tewksbury.

Saddle up for cancer machine campaign

Tewkesbury Admag: Campaign to raise cash for cancer treatment robot raises £10,000 in a month

11:26am Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEEN cyclists in Worcestershire are being invited to pedal between Worcestershire Royal Hospital and the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch in aid of a campaign raising cash to buy a state-of-the-art surgical machine.

More than 1,000 use health app

Tewkesbury Admag: More than 1,000 use health app

10:43am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MORE than 1,000 people in Worcestershire have used a mobile application providing information on health services available near to them.

Worcester cyclist pedals 1,000 miles for charity

Tewkesbury Admag: Steve Oates

4:38pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

AN INTREPID Worcester cyclist has set off on a 1,000-mile cycling challenge to raise cash for a charity researching cures for a condition which kills about a thousand people every year.

Worcestershire healthcare bodies team up for 'perfect week'

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

3:30pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

HEALTH and social care organisations in Worcestershire joined forces last month to investigate new and better ways of caring for patients.

Unemployment drops in the Malvern Hills

Tewkesbury Admag: Harriett Baldwin MP (8242444)

2:57pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

UNEMPLOYMENT in the Malvern Hills has fallen for the seventh month in a row.

UPDATE: Missing Seska found, but leg has to be amputated

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:10pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

PEOPLE are being asked to check garages and sheds for a missing black cat.

Hydration campaign launched in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: Associate chief nursing officer at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust David Shakespeare, infection prevention nurse Josie Mchale-Owen, deputy executive nurse for quality and patient safety for NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove and NHS Wyre Forest CCGs Cat

6:25pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

MORE than 500 patients, family members and visitors to hospitals in Worcestershire have been given some expert advice on staying hydrated in the warm weather.

"Confused" man wearing only a tablecloth found in cupboard in Malvern restaurant

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6:04pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

STAFF at a restaurant in Malvern had a nasty shock when they found a man wearing nothing but a tablecloth inside a cupboard.

New university students reminded to get meningitis vaccine

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3:28pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

YOUNG people preparing to go to university in September are being reminded to make sure they get a vital meningitis vaccine before they leave home.

Former Evesham headteacher denies historic child sex charges

Tewkesbury Admag:

1:53pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE former head of a school near Evesham has denied three counts of gross indecency of a child and five of indecent assault.

A&E campaign nominated for award

Tewkesbury Admag: A&E campaign nominated for award

5:45pm Monday 11th August 2014

A CAMPAIGN aiming to reduce the strain on A&E departments in Worcestershire has been nominated for a prestigious public relations award.

Worcester children meet a fearsome dragon

Tewkesbury Admag: 3314672701. 11/08/14. Dress the Dragon event at Worcester Museum and Art Gallery. George Alexander aged 8 designs a scale to pin on the dragon. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9144491)

5:21pm Monday 11th August 2014

WITH animated film How to Train Your Dragon 2 doing a roaring trade at the box office over the summer holidays, children have been getting up close and personal with a fearsome fiery beast at Worcester City Art Gallery.

Claims patient waited more than eight hours at A&E refuted

Tewkesbury Admag: (4775600)

3:51pm Monday 11th August 2014

CLAIMS that a patient was forced to wait eight hours and 11 minutes in an ambulance outside a West Midlands A&E have been refuted.

Sign up to MS fundraising event

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2:07pm Monday 11th August 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being called on to sign up to a fundraising event supporting those with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Hospital revamp project hits stumbling block

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:50pm Friday 8th August 2014

THE long-running project revamping hospital services in Worcestershire seems to have hit another stumbling block.

Worcestershire handed more than £2 million to cut operation waiting times

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

3:05pm Friday 8th August 2014

MORE than £2 million of extra government funding has been ploughed into Worcestershire to help clear the backlog of patients waiting for operations.

Just half of patients in Worcestershire aware of right to choose healthcare provider

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

10:42am Friday 8th August 2014

JUST half of patients in Worcestershire and throughout the country are aware of the right to choose where they receive healthcare, an NHS survey has found.

Banana trees reach new heights in Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag: 3214670302. 06/08/14. Susan Leeman of Rogers Hill, Worcester and her banana trees that have grown twice their usual size thanks to the warm spring and summer this year. Picture by Nick Toogood. (9009053)

5:28pm Thursday 7th August 2014

THIS summer's unusual weather has brought a touch of the tropics to one Worcester garden.

Get involved with cancer research fundraising campaign

Tewkesbury Admag: Dr Christian Jessen, Davina McCall and Alan Carr launch the Stand Up To Cancer campaign

3:32pm Thursday 7th August 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being encouraged to get involved with a national fundraising campaign raising cash for cancer research.

Son demands answers over hospital thief

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:24am Thursday 7th August 2014

AN AGENCY worker who stole bank cards from three elderly patients she was caring for at Worcestershire Royal Hospital has been jailed.

Centralised stroke services can save lives, research suggests

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:24pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

CENTRALISED stroke services such as that introduced in Worcestershire last July can save more lives and reduce the amount of time patients spend in hospital, a national study has suggested.

NHS trust and county council team up to promote breastfeeding

Tewkesbury Admag: NHS trust and county council team up to promote breastfeeding

4:07pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

AS PART of this week’s World Breastfeeding Week, Worcestershire County Council has teamed up with the organisation running community hospitals and other health services in the county to promote the importance of feeding babies naturally.

Paramedic found guilty of misconduct

Tewkesbury Admag: (4775600)

3:44pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A PARAMEDIC with West Midlands Ambulance Service has been found guilty of misconduct for swearing at a patient and abandoning him in the back of an ambulance in Birmingham last May.

Broken down vehicle causes delays on the M5 northbound

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:12pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

LONG delays are being caused on the M5 northbound between junction six for the A449 and A4440 and junction five for Droitwich and Wychbold due to a broken down vehicle in the roadworks area.

Team canoe 120 miles for two Worcester charities

Tewkesbury Admag: (From back, clockwise from left) Mat Duffett, Kenny Allton, Rich Bingham and Dave Thomas

4:53pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

A GROUP of friends from Malvern have raised more than £1,200 for two Worcester charities with an epic three day, 120-mile canoe expedition.

Hospital trust continues to face pressures

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:54pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE amount of people waiting more than four hours for treatment at an Accident and Emergency department in Worcestershire has dropped below five per cent for the first time since last October.

Classic vehicle festival heading for Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:25pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

PETROL heads will be in for a treat when the Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle festival drives into town.

Court hears Powick man was nearly three times over drink-drive limit

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:44am Tuesday 5th August 2014

A MAN has been banned from driving for 25 months after admitting getting behind the wheel while almost three times the drink-drive limit.

Missing Tewkesbury man found safe and well

10:29am Tuesday 5th August 2014

MISSING Tewkesbury man Jimmy Thompson has been found safe and well.

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