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Ophthalmology registrar awarded international prize

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Dr Sohaib Rufai, ophthalmology registrar at Northampton General Hospital, has been awarded the ARVO prize for best presentation in the highly competitive Neuro-ophthalmology category, which is a big win for UK vision research.
Date:
06/06/2018

Employees at Northampton General Hospital to benefit from free cervical cancer screening clinics

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'Don't fear your smear' is the message from Northampton General Hospital to employees during cervical screening awareness week, as preparations are made a series of drop-in cervical screening clinics for staff. Nursing staff from Northampton General's gynaecology department developed the idea to provide on-site cervical screening to increase the take-up rates of women having their smear test
Date:
04/06/2018

New room opens for patients with dementia

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A new day room has been opened at Northampton General Hospital for patients with dementia and their relatives.
Date:
25/05/2018

Wipes block pipes - that's the message from Northampton General Hospital and Anglian Water

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Wipes block pipes – that's the message from Northampton General Hospital and Anglian Water as they join forces to raise awareness of the financial and environmental cost of flushing disposable wipes down the toilet. When flushed, wipes don't disintegrate like toilet paper. And with more and more people using disposable wipes for personal hygiene and cleaning, pipes and sewers are getting blocked.
Date:
09/05/2018

Nominations now open for the 2018 Best Possible Care awards

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The nominations for the Northampton General Hospital Best Possible Care awards are now open for 2018! Tell us about staff or volunteers who have made a real difference to your experience with us. Nominations close on June 15th 2018.
Date:
08/05/2018

NGH maternity begins celebrations for International Day of the Midwife

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A midwife's poem about premature birth has won an art competition to celebrate International Day of the Midwife on Saturday. Comedian and actor, Joe Pasquale, who is visiting Northampton this weekend to star in a performance of 'Some mothers do 'ave 'em' at the Royal & Derngate, stopped off at the hospital yesterday to judge the competition.
Date:
03/05/2018

Quarterly DAISY award honourees selected for May 2018

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On the 2nd May 2018, Director of Nursing, Midwifery & Patient Services, Carolyn Fox invited staff from three NGH departments to celebrate nominated individuals who have been presented with the Daisy Award. Registered nurses Hayley Au of Willow Ward, Jo Knape of Paddington Ward and Midwife Marjorie Ashton of the Barratt Birth Centre were recognised for going above and beyond and delivering best possible care to their patients.
Date:
02/05/2018

Community midwifery team celebrates international day of the midwife and perinatal mental health week

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The community midwifery team at Northampton General Hospital is celebrating international day of the midwife and perinatal mental health week in the Northamptonshire community with a free public event on Saturday 5 May.
Date:
02/05/2018

Northampton General Hospital earns global silver sustainability status

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Northampton General Hospital earns global silver sustainability status for our commitment to reducing our climate footprint by 2020.
Date:
02/05/2018

Reduction in infection rates leads to shortlisting for national award

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Northampton General Hospital has been shortlisted for a national patient safety award thanks to the success of a social media campaign to reduce rates of bacterial infection.
Date:
20/04/2018
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