Hospital trust misses four-hour A&E target in August

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:47pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

THE amount of patients visiting A&E in Worcestershire who were seen by a doctor or nurse within four hours dropped below 95 per cent in August for the first time since May.

Worcester war hero's bullying complaint upheld

Tewkesbury Admag: Tough – Cpl Tom Neathway

5:42pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A WAR hero from Worcester who accused one of his superior officers of harassment has had his complaint upheld.

Warning to housing authority residents over bogus callers

Tewkesbury Admag: Ledbury police officer charged with two counts of misconduct

4:53pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

PEOPLE living in housing authority homes are being warned to be alert after an unknown man visited a house in Cherry Orchard, Tewkesbury, and asked to be let in to check electricity.

Worcestershire sixth in the country for gold buying

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire sixth in the country for gold buying

4:33pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

SHIRLEY Bassey might have famously sung of Goldfinger, the Bond villain with a love for bullion, but it seems people in Worcestershire could have given him a run for his money.

More cash for physiotherapy in Worcestershire could prevent 1,245 falls every year, say health experts

1:38pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

GREATER investment into physiotherapy could save the NHS in Worcestershire more than £1.8m annually while preventing 1,245 falls in the county every year, health experts have claimed.

Campaign launched to cut down on wasted medicine in the Evesham area

Tewkesbury Admag:

8:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

HEALTH bosses have launched a campaign to cut down on wasted medicine in Evesham and the surrounding area.

Safety pledge over midwife strike

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have said mothers-to-be will not be affected by a planned four-hour strike by midwives next month.

Introduce seven-day GP services sooner than 2020, says health watchdog

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A COMMITMENT by David Cameron to guarantee every NHS patient in England has access to a GP seven days a week by 2020 has been welcomed in Worcestershire.

Entry opens for student nurse and midwife awards

Tewkesbury Admag: Nurse with clean bedding (10304821)

12:10pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STUDENT nurses and midwives are being invited to apply for an annual award recognising those who have gone the extra mile.

Elderly woman dies after being hit by a lorry in The Shambles, Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:14am Monday 29th September 2014

An elderly woman has been hit by a lorry in Worcester City Centre this morning.

Older people advised to make plans for the end of their lives

Tewkesbury Admag: Dr Maggie Keeble from NHS South Worcestershire CCG and head of advocacy at Onside Advocacy Linda Clarke

6:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

OLDER people in Worcestershire and their families are being encouraged to put plans in place to make sure they get the care they need at the end of their lives.

Call for wildlife volunteers

Tewkesbury Admag:

5:49pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VOLUNTEER group which sells logs and woodchips for charity is looking for new members.

Worcester Cathedral to host county Harvest Festival

Tewkesbury Admag:

5:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SERVICE to celebrate rural life and give thanks for the farmers who produce our food is coming to Worcester Cathedral.

Explorer to tell tales of his travels at Sixways fundraising event

Tewkesbury Admag: Arts and crafts day in Worcester

3:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

A MODERN-day adventurer is taking time out from travelling the globe to help a Worcestershire fundraising organisation raise money for cancer research.

St Richard's Hospice joins in with national campaign

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcester hospice gives student nurses insight into palliative care

2:58pm Monday 29th September 2014

A WORCESTER hospice is taking part in a national campaign raising awareness of the varied different forms of hospice care available to those who need it.

Cathedral service celebrates work of NHS staff in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: 3914713105. 28/09/14. NHS procession from the Guildhall to Worcester Cathedral. The parade heads along the high street. Picture by Nick Toogood. (10839979)

1:15pm Monday 29th September 2014

WORCESTER Cathedral was packed to the rafters on Sunday for a special celebration of NHS staff and volunteers.

Community library gets new lease of life thanks to funding boost of nearly £25,000

Tewkesbury Admag:

4:55pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A POPULAR community library in Brockworth will undergo an exciting transformation this autumn – thanks to a financial boost from Tewkesbury Borough Council.

Police seek information about serious sexual assault against male in Tewkesbury

Tewkesbury Admag:

6:29pm Monday 22nd September 2014

POLICE are investigating a serious sexual assault against a male in the Grange Road area of Northway, Tewkesbury.

Tewkesbury pub joins tax cut campaign by offering cheaper prices for a day

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:42am Tuesday 16th September 2014

A Tewkesbury pub is to cut the price of all food and drink by 7.5 per cent on Wednesday, September 24.

Cancer patients invited to take part in psychological survey

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

4:26pm Friday 12th September 2014

CANCER patients in Worcestershire, their carers and families are being asked to take part in a survey around the psychological help they are offered during their treatment

Tibetan holy man to return to Malvern

Tewkesbury Admag: Chödpa Lama Rinpoche during his visit to Malvern last year. Picture by Chris Russell-Jones.

1:03pm Friday 12th September 2014

A TIBETAN master is to return to Malvern for the third time to share his wisdom with people in the area.

Visiting restrictions lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:42pm Friday 12th September 2014

VISITING restrictions have been lifted at Worcestershire Royal Hospital after an outbreak of norovirus was contained.

Bring a packed lunch to work and raise money for children's charity

Tewkesbury Admag: Bring a packed lunch to work and raise money for children's charity

11:10am Friday 12th September 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire are being encouraged to enjoy a packed lunch with their colleagues as part of a national campaign raising money to protect children from abuse.

Hospital wards still closed due to norovirus

Tewkesbury Admag:

1:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

VISITING restrictions are still in place at Worcestershire Royal Hospital following yesterday’s outbreak of norovirus.

Fun day arranged by parents who lost baby daughter to cot death raises £5,016.76

Tewkesbury Admag: Gareth and Kris Price

12:58pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A FUNDRAISING fun day arranged by the parents of a baby girl who died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) aged just eight weeks old raised more than £5,000 for a charity supporting families who have lost children.

Health workers raise £917 for children with communication problems

Tewkesbury Admag: (L-R) Emela Milne, Liz Chatterton, non-executive director with Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust Jill Gramman and Katie Watson at the trust's Worcester HQ in Shrub Hill Road.

10:56am Thursday 11th September 2014

A TRIO of Worcestershire health workers got on their bikes to raise more than £900 to help children with communication problems develop their speech, hearing and language skills.

Tour of Britain 2014 in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag:

8:11pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

The Tour of Britain 2014 Stage 4 passes through Worcestershire today. Follow this live report for updates and your photos

Wards at Worcestershire Royal Hospital closed due to norovirus

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:07pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

WARDS at Worcestershire Royal Hospital are closed to visitors following an outbreak of norovirus.

New measures to identify dementia in older patients

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

NEW measures are being put into place to ensure older patients admitted to hospital in Worcestershire are assessed to determine whether or not they have dementia as quickly as possible.

Former county council chief executive Trish Haines appointed to CCG

4:30pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

THE former chief executive of Worcestershire County Council has been appointed to a role at the organisation responsible for commissioning health services in the south of the county.

Worcestershire doctors express concerns over hospital revamp plans

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

3:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

DOCTORS in north Worcestershire have expressed concerns about a revamp of hospital services in the county which could see some services moved from Redditch to Worcester.

Classic Vehicle Festival hailed huge success

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:05am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE Tewkesbury Classic Vehicle Festival has been hailed a great success.

Free sexual health advice for students

Tewkesbury Admag: Free sexual health advice for students

10:12am Tuesday 9th September 2014

STUDENTS preparing to start university this month are being reminded free and confidential advice is available from sexual health clinics around Worcestershire.

Worcestershire health body named in top ten CCG employers

Tewkesbury Admag: Staff members at NHS South Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

3:59pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE organisation commissioning and paying for NHS services in south Worcestershire has been named one of the best healthcare bodies to work for in the UK.

This year's Alfrick and Lulsley show a roaring success

Tewkesbury Admag: 3614692904 Paul Jackson 06.09.14 Alfrick - Alfrick and Lulsley Show. Evers Powell, Boilup Tropical Caribbean Steel Band. (10071967)

3:03pm Monday 8th September 2014

A TRADITIONAL community fete saw thousands of visitors flock to a rural Worcestershire village at the weekend.

Visitors flock to Air Ambulance open day

Tewkesbury Admag: 3614692707 Paul Jackson 06.09.14 Strensham - Midlands Air Ambulance Open Day. Members of the public are shown the air ambulance. (10071868)

11:02am Monday 8th September 2014

YOUNG and old got a rare chance to have a peek inside an air ambulance without having to worry about an emergency on Saturday.

TRAFFIC: Delays on M5 northbound

Tewkesbury Admag:

9:07am Monday 8th September 2014

DELAYS are being caused on the northbound carriageway of the M5 between junction five for Droitwich and Wychbold and junction 4A for the M42 after a broken-down vehicle in the roadworks area blocked a lane.

Car fire causes delays at busy Worcester junction

Tewkesbury Admag:

8:35am Monday 8th September 2014

DELAYS were caused at a busy junction in Worcester this morning after a car caught fire.

Still time to complete patient survey

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

8:01am Monday 8th September 2014

PEOPLE across Worcestershire have until the end of this week to have their say on how community nursing and therapy services are run across the county.

A&E four-hour target still being missed in Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

6:00pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE amount of patients waiting more than four hours to be seen at Worcestershire Royal Hospital’s A&E department has decreased significantly, but targets are still being missed.

Increase in patients waiting for operations in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:32pm Sunday 7th September 2014

THE amount of patients in Worcestershire waiting longer than 18 weeks for a non-urgent operation increased slightly in July.

Fire in field in Upton

Tewkesbury Admag:

4:44pm Saturday 6th September 2014

ABOUT 10,000 square metres of stubble – the residue left on a field after it has been harvested or when it is in a fallow period – in Upton was destroyed in a fire at about 1.15pm this afternoon.

Toddler helps raise hundreds for Worcester neonatal unit

Tewkesbury Admag: Jo Greenwood with staff nurse Rita Jenkins, ward sister Julie McMannis, fundraising toddler Paige Harvey, nursery nurse Vicky Hudson and Paige's Mum Angela Grey.

7:49pm Friday 5th September 2014

THE family of a toddler born ten weeks early at Worcestershire Royal Hospital thanked the staff who helped her through her first few weeks with a special fundraising quiz night.

Worcester company raises cash for St Richard's Hospice

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcester hospice gives student nurses insight into palliative care

7:31pm Friday 5th September 2014

A WORCESTER-based industrial equipment company is celebrating its 40th birthday by holding a pair of fundraising open days in aid of a city hospice.

Father Brown films at the Guildhall

Tewkesbury Admag: 3614692210 Paul Jackson 05.09.14 Worcester - BBC Father Brown films at The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester. (10037767)

4:08pm Friday 5th September 2014

ONE of Worcester's most historic buildings was transported back in time on Friday as part of a popular television drama.

Worcestershire health watchdog to launch patient survey

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

5:56pm Thursday 4th September 2014

AS A&E departments in Worcestershire continue to come under significant strain, an organisation representing patients and carers in the county has launched a study into why people visit hospital.

Hospital trust's financial woes continue

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:09pm Thursday 4th September 2014

THE organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital is already £800,000 behind its financial plan just four months into the year.

Worcestershire hospitals braced for ebola outbreak

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

3:08pm Thursday 4th September 2014

WITH more than 1,900 in West Africa dead of ebola since the start of this year, hospitals in Worcestershire are braced for a possible outbreak of the disease here.

Every death in Worcestershire hospitals to be reviewed

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

2:06pm Thursday 4th September 2014

EVERY death in Worcestershire’s three major hospitals will be reviewed from this month onwards to determine if lessons can be learned.

Concerns around hospital complaints response times

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:26pm Thursday 4th September 2014

CONCERNS have been raised over the amount of time people making complaints to the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals have been waiting for a response.

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