National award nomination for innovative work to improve care for patients with lower limb ulcers

MPFT's Tissue Viability team at the launch of the initiativePatients in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire with leg ulcers are benefitting from improved care thanks to innovative work which has now been recognised with a prestigious national award nomination.

Former soldier takes on mammoth challenge to raise awareness of PTSD

Mark InmanA former soldier who now educates people on healthy living in the NHS is tackling 22 half marathons in 22 days to raise awareness of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following his own battle with the condition.

Celebration Day recognises impact of service users and carers on services

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) celebrated the impact service user and carer involvement is having on services at a special event in Stafford last week.

Around 150 service users, carers, staff and representatives from partnership organisations attended the event which included music, drama, workshops, presentations and awards.

NHS services receive “Good” rating across the board by health regulator CQC

20180629 CQC Rating

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published its reports detailing the findings of their inspection of End of Life and Community Health Services provided by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) which took place in April.

Shropshire Staff Win Chief Allied Health Professions Officers Award

Allied Health ProfessionalsTwo Allied Health Professional (AHP) Assistants were named as winners in the national Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Awards for a reading for wellbeing therapy group delivered to patients on a low secure mental health inpatient unit in Shrewsbury.

Breastfeeding Meet & Greet event Fri 29 June in Longton

A celebration of breastfeeding is taking place in Longton this week offering an opportunity for local people and health professionals to come together to share information and experiences around breastfeeding.

CPR Training Saves Choking Man

20180605 Becky PlattAn heroic NHS worker shows practice makes perfect as she saves man from choking.

A Stoke-on-Trent NHS worker whose role involves teaching CPR to schoolchildren, put her skills into practice while out for a family meal by saving a man from choking.