Stroke ward staff helping to end ‘PJ Paralysis’ by getting their patients up and moving

20180604 Sneyd Ward End PJ ParalysisNursing and therapy staff on the Stroke ward at Burslem’s Haywood Hospital have been encouraging their patients to get up, dressed and moving in their own clothes as part of a challenge taking place across the NHS.

A New NHS Trust is Launched

20180604 MPFT Launch picThe merger of two award-winning NHS Trusts has been approved by regulators bringing a range of benefits for patients and service users through the joining up of physical and mental health with adult social care.

South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) and Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust (SSOTP) have joined together to become Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT).