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Hand hygiene initiative sees 100% improvement

Linden Grange Residential Home took part in a joint 90 day quality improvement initiative in collaboration with George Eliot Hospital (GEH). The overall aim of the improvement collaborative was to reduce the incidence of E. coli infections. The UK Government in 2016 made … Read more »

What’s your type? Talking diabetes

NHS South Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning Group is holding a diabetes patient event on Thursday 4th April from 6pm – 8pm at Bearley Village Hall. ‘What’s your type? Talking Diabetes’ is a free event for family, friends and people with diabetes and … Read more »

A call to action on dementia training

The Minister of State for Care and Chief Executives of Health Education England and Skills for Care have written to those working in the health and care system to ask for their continued support on a key part of the … Read more »

Red Bag scheme launches in Warwickshire!

The national NHS Red Bag scheme will be launched in Warwickshire in the week commencing 18 March with an initial cohort of 32 Older People care homes across the county. The scheme aims to help facilitate a quick, safe and … Read more »

The appeal of meals on wheels

To support healthy, independent living, Warwickshire County Council is encouraging residents aged over 50, or adults with disabilities, to find out more about the county’s meals on wheels service. The service, which is delivered in Warwickshire by Apetito, provides hot … Read more »

Three new hospital step down services commissioned

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and Warwickshire County Council are working together to commission a number of hospital step down services to help people across Warwickshire get care they need outside an acute setting. Thanks to additional winter funding the … Read more »

Care home staff join forces on pressure ulcers

A series of events run by specialists at George Eliot Hospital will see nursing and care home staff join forces to help address the problem of pressure ulcers across the community in the north of the county. The hospital held its most … Read more »

Have your say on dementia services

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is seeking views to help shape the future of local services available to people living with dementia. WCC, in partnership with Better Health, Better Care, Better Value, is reviewing the 2016-19 Living Well with Dementia Strategy … Read more »