Patients put at risk by hospital revamp delay, warns health boss

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

2:51pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire are being put at risk by continued delays to the project revamping hospital services in the county, a senior health boss has warned.

Hospital waiting times now available online

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

1:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire unsure about where they should go for treatment can now view up-to-date waiting times at the county’s acute and community hospitals online.

Warning hospital services could "implode" under pressure

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HOSPITAL services at Worcestershire Royal Hospital could “implode” as a result of a possible influx of patients from Herefordshire over the next few months, a patient representative has warned.

Sheep rescue by dragon boaters

12:37pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A CREW of dragon boaters from Pershore were forced to turn a practice session into a rescue mission when they discovered a stranded sheep trapped close to the river.

Practice safe sex this Halloween, says health trust

Tewkesbury Admag: Practice safe sex this Halloween, says health trust

12:09pm Thursday 30th October 2014

HALLOWEEN might be a time of spooky ghosts and ghouls, but the organisation running sexual health services in Worcestershire is reminding people not to lose sight of the importance of safe sex.

Worcestershire schoolchildren learn the importance of communication skills

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

10:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

SCHOOLCHILDREN across Worcestershire were encouraged to put their pens and pencils down earlier this month as part of a national event promoting the importance of communications skills.

Health trust vows to bridge gulf between physical and mental health treatment

Tewkesbury Admag: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

5:34pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ALMOST a hundred people attended an event in Worcestershire raising awareness of the importance of treating mental and physical health equally.

Hospital trust could end financial year £15 million in the red

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HEALTH bosses in Worcestershire have raised serious concerns after it was revealed the organisation running Worcestershire Royal Hospital could end this financial year even further in the red last year.

Former church education adviser awarded prestigious accolade

Tewkesbury Admag: Phil Mitchell with Bishop of Worcester Dr John Inge.

5:09pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A FORMER education adviser to the Diocese of Worcester has received a prestigious accolade for his years of tireless work for the church community.

Nasal spray flu vaccine on offer to children this winter

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

3:56pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

CHILDREN aged between two and four in Worcestershire are being offered the new nasal spray flu vaccine in place of the traditional injection as this year’s vaccination campaign gets started.

Cancer support group raised £5,000 for hospital trust's appeal

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

3:48pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SUPPORT group helping men in Worcestershire battling prostate cancer has raised a massive £5,000 towards an appeal to buy a state-of-the-art surgical machine.

UPDATED: Jobs at risk across Worcestershire as Lloyds Banking Groups announces cuts

Tewkesbury Admag:

2:29pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOBS in Worcestershire could be put at risk after banking giant Lloyds announced it was to shut 200 branches and cut its staff numbers by 9,000.

Thieves attempt to steal pick-up truck in Upton

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

12:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THIEVES attempted to steal a white Skoda pick-up truck parked on a driveway in Upton on Monday.

Registration plates stolen from BMW in Upton

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

11:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

BOTH front and rear registration plates of a grey BMW 525D parked in a private car park in Backfields in Upton between 5pm on Friday, October 24 and 5.50am on Monday, October 27.

Registration plates stolen in Kempsey

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

11:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THIEVES stole registration plates from two vehicles parked in Napleton Road, Kempsey, within the space of two days.

Power tools stolen from two vans in Kempsey

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

11:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

POWER tools were stolen from two vans parked in Kempsey after thieves cut holes in the vehicles’ rear doors.

More politicians hit out at hospital review delay

6:43pm Monday 27th October 2014

MORE Worcestershire politicians have spoken out about delays to a review into the future of hospital services.

Take care on the roads during the winter months

Tewkesbury Admag: WEATHER WARNING: Motorists are being warned to take care in the icy conditions. SP

5:53pm Monday 27th October 2014

WITH the nights getting darker as winter approaches, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians are being advised to take extra care on the road.

Be alert for bogus callers and letters, residents warned

Tewkesbury Admag: Severn Trent Water's headquarters in Birmingham. Photo by David Jones/PA Wire.

4:54pm Monday 27th October 2014

FOLLOWING reports fraudsters are using new methods such as writing fake letters to cheat their way into people’s homes, residents are being reminded to stay alert for bogus callers.

Police commended for brining serial killer Joanne Dennehy to justice

4:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

A TEAM of detectives from West Mercia Police have won a prestigious policing award for their work to snare serial killer Joanne Dennehy and her accomplice Gary Stretch.

Herefordshire man denies 22 sexual offences alleged to have taken place in Kenya

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

3:27pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CHARITY volunteer from Herefordshire has denied 22 sexual offences alleged to have taken place in Kenya while he was working as a charity volunteer between 1996 and 2013.

Police operation targeting foreign criminals branded a success

Tewkesbury Admag: (3971142)

2:03pm Monday 27th October 2014

A NATIONAL police operation in which a man was arrested in Worcester in connection with a robbery committed in Poland has been hailed a success.

Cotswold teenager missing

11:35am Friday 17th October 2014

A TEENAGER from the Cotswolds is at the centre of a police appeal after not being seen for more than a week.

Woman who twice battled breast cancer supporting others in Worcestershire with the disease

Tewkesbury Admag: (11489351)

5:08pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A WOMAN who has twice battled breast cancer has been using her experiences to support others in Worcestershire going through the same ordeal.

Students and landlords given safety advice

Tewkesbury Admag: (4472121)

4:37pm Monday 13th October 2014

STUDENTS living in rental properties and their landlords are being asked to make sure they have the right smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Drivers urged to take care on the roads in the winter months

Tewkesbury Admag: WEATHER WARNING: Motorists are being warned to take care in the icy conditions. SP

4:12pm Monday 13th October 2014

WITH the nights drawing in and the weather getting colder, motorists are being reminded to make sure their vehicles are ready for the winter.

Anyone planning a bonfire for Guy Fawkes Night asked to let the fire service know

Tewkesbury Admag: Out with a bang........Crowds watch the Worcester Festival Fireworks display lighting up the night sky, to signal the end of the Worcester Festival. Pic Jonathan Barry 25.8.14  351468420 (9646196)

4:02pm Monday 13th October 2014

ANYONE planning on holding a bonfire or firework display for Guy Fawkes Night in Worcestershire is being asked to let the fire service know.

Remembrance Day debate on the impact of war at The Hive

Tewkesbury Admag: Exterior of The Hive, Worcester. Pic Jonathan Barry 12.5.14 2014596301 (6152439)

3:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

AS THE world stops to remember everyone who has given their lives in the line of duty this Remembrance Day, a Question Time-style debate on the horrors of war will be hosted in Worcester.

Project gives patients responsibility for paying for their own care

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

3:31pm Monday 13th October 2014

PATIENTS in Worcestershire with long-term conditions or disabilities are being given more control over their healthcare with an innovative scheme handing them responsibility for paying for their treatment.

FULL STORY: NHS workers walk out in row over pay

Tewkesbury Admag:

3:03pm Monday 13th October 2014

HEALTH workers across Worcestershire walked out yesterday (MONDAY) morning in a row over pay.

Thieves plunder wealth of antiques from country house

Tewkesbury Admag:

2:48pm Monday 13th October 2014

THIEVES got their hands on a remarkable haul during a burglary at a Grade II listed country house in Worcestershire.

Falklands veteran Simon Weston to speak at Guildhall remembrance banquet

Tewkesbury Admag: HERO: Simon Weston will be hosting the care awards ceremony.

12:59pm Monday 13th October 2014

FALKLANDS War veteran Simon Weston, who became a nationally well-known charity campaigner after being severely burned in the course of duty, will be the keynote speaker at a remembrance banquet in aid of Help for Heroes and the Royal British Legion at Worcester’s Guildhall from 7pm on Saturday, November 1.

NHS staff on strike this morning

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:14am Sunday 12th October 2014

WITH NHS workers walking out this morning in a row over pay, people in Worcestershire are being asked only to call 999 or go to A&E in a genuine emergency.

Your spectacular Worcestershire sunset pictures

Tewkesbury Admag: Mobile Send Your News

9:33am Monday 13th October 2014

Beautiful Sunset taken in rodborough close, Warndon worcester.

Community care overhaul moves ahead

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

11:36am Sunday 12th October 2014

AN OVERHAUL of healthcare provided to patients in Worcestershire in the community and in their own homes is moving closer to completion.

People across Worcestershire urged to speak up about hate crime

Tewkesbury Admag: 4114727001. 11/10/14. Community Safety Manager at Worcester City Council Jude Langton, front with campaigners and Police Community Support Officers handing out infomation and advice about hate crimes. Picture by Nick Toogood. (11361527)

10:28am Sunday 12th October 2014

People across Worcestershire are being urged to help stamp out hate crime across the county.

Worcestershire NHS trust publishes free self-help library

Tewkesbury Admag: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

12:25pm Saturday 11th October 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire struggling with mental health problems now have access to a free online library offering advice on coping with their issues.

Shoppers warned to be vigilant following reports of pickpockets in Malvern

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:39am Saturday 11th October 2014

SHOPPERS in Malvern are being warned to be vigilant following unconfirmed reports pickpockets may be operating at a retail park in the town today.

Paramedic numbers up in the West Midlands

Tewkesbury Admag:

11:33am Saturday 11th October 2014

PARAMEDICS in Worcestershire and the West Midlands have been bucking the national trend, with the amount working within the NHS increasing over the past two years.

Worcestershire businesses invited to sponsor beauty pageant hopefuls

Tewkesbury Admag: Miss Worcestershire 2013-14 Preeti Sidhu

6:28pm Friday 10th October 2014

BUSINESSES in Worcestershire are being invited to throw their support behind one of the finalists in this year’s Miss Worcestershire competition.

No decision yet over how much of £120m mental health cash will come to Worcestershire

Tewkesbury Admag: Recruitment opens for NHS apprenticeships

5:38pm Friday 10th October 2014

ALTHOUGH the government announced earlier this week it was to plough £120 million into improving mental health services across the country, it is not yet known how much of this will find its way to Worcestershire.

Mysterious beast spotted in Worcester

Tewkesbury Admag: An albino squirrel similar to the Vicky Burton spotted on Worcester Racecourse

2:53pm Friday 10th October 2014

THE hunt is on for an extremely rare creature thought to be one of less than 50 in the entire country which was spotted in Worcester this week.

Chainsaw stolen from car in Holt Health

Tewkesbury Admag:

2:31pm Friday 10th October 2014

A STIHL MS361 chainsaw was stolen from a vehicle parked in the Holt Heath area after thieves removed the door barrel from the driver’s side door between 5pm yesterday afternoon and 9am this morning.

500 jobs to go at Severn Trent Water

Tewkesbury Admag:

12:48pm Friday 10th October 2014

HUNDREDS of jobs are to be lost at the company providing water to homes across Worcestershire.

Diabetic patients invited to eye disease support group

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

12:31pm Friday 10th October 2014

PEOPLE in Worcestershire suffering with eye disease as a result of diabetes are invited to a support group later this month.

Worcestershire wordsmiths invited to enter poetry competition

Tewkesbury Admag: (10156169)

12:20pm Friday 10th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE wordsmiths are invited to put pen to paper to write a poem about the area they live in a national poetry competition.

Schizophrenia patient describes daily struggle as "a storm”

Tewkesbury Admag: Free mental health therapy taster sessions on offer in Bromsgrove next week

8:01am Friday 10th October 2014

ONE of the hundreds of people in Worcestershire suffering from severe mental health problems has described his daily struggle as “a storm”.

Health experts throw support behind flu vaccination campaign

Tewkesbury Admag: (4896893)

6:12pm Thursday 9th October 2014

HEALTH experts throughout Worcestershire have once again reminded older people, pregnant women, parents of young children and other vulnerable groups of the importance of getting a flu jab.

Warriors full-back Chris Pennell signs up as diabetes ambassador

5:10pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WORCESTER Warriors and England full-back Chris Pennell has joined the likes of Olympic legend Sir Steve Redgrave as a celebrity supporter of a charity helping people with diabetes across the UK.

Worcestershire at high alert for Ebola outbreak

Tewkesbury Admag: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4:22pm Thursday 9th October 2014

WORCESTERSHIRE is at high alert to deal with the risk of Ebola spreading to the county.






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