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

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

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

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

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

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

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

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

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.

Three taken to hospital after crash in Leigh

Tewkesbury Admag:

9:23am Monday 4th August 2014

THREE people were taken to hospital after a crash on the A4103 in Leigh last night.

Man gets leg stuck under dumper truck in Upton

Tewkesbury Admag:

4:28pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

A MAN got a leg stuck under a dumper truck in East Waterside, Upton, at about 3.30pm this afternoon.

Locations of mobile speed vans posted online for first time

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

5:10pm Thursday 31st July 2014

LOCATIONS of mobile speed detection vans in the county are being posted on Gloucestershire's Road Safety Partnership website for the first time.

Hospital trust reviews abuse procedures following Saville scandal

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:26pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOLLOWING the Jimmy Saville scandal the organisation running Worcestershire’s three major hospitals has reviewed its procedures protecting patients from abuse.

Fetal remains being disposed of properly in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE organisation running the majority of midwifery and neonatal services in Worcestershire is meeting national requirements in dealing with the remains of aborted or miscarried babies.

Firefighters to strike eight days in a row from next week

Tewkesbury Admag: (4472121)

3:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIREFIGHTERS are to stage another series of strikes starting next week in a long-running row over pensions.

West Midlands Ambulance Service hitting response time targets

Tewkesbury Admag: (4775600)

3:12pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AMBULANCES in the West Midlands are getting to more than three quarters of emergency calls in less than eight minutes, new figures have shown.

Worcestershire surgeon volunteers at COmmonwealth Games

Tewkesbury Admag: Phil Earl clinging onto the rails of the 10m diving board at the Edinburgh Diving Pool

2:36pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A CONSULTANT surgeon from Worcestershire swapped the operating theatre for a swimming pool as he volunteered at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

May be no need to centralise neonatal services in Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

11:48am Thursday 31st July 2014

THERE may be no need to centralise some neonatal services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital despite concerns around staff shortages.

Fears over welfare of home-schooled children in Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag:

10:18am Thursday 31st July 2014

MORE needs to be done to protect the wellbeing of home-schooled children in Worcestershire, the chairman of a body working to safeguard young people in the county has said.

Footpath at Worcestershire Royal Hospital to be closed for two weeks

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

10:13am Thursday 31st July 2014

PART of the footpath between A&E and the visitor car park at Worcestershire Royal Hospital will be blocked for about two weeks from Monday, August 4 while landscaping work is carried out.

Biker Susan back on the road after knee operation

Tewkesbury Admag:

4:38pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

WHEN pillion passenger Susan Ross, aged 66, began to struggle getting off the motorbike she and her husband loved travelling on together, she knew it was time to find treatment for her injured knee.

First festival of fizz goes off with a bang

Tewkesbury Admag: (8758832)

10:36am Wednesday 30th July 2014

CORKS were popping in Winchcombe on Saturday and Sunday as the town enjoyed its first Festival of Fizz.






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