December 5 2013
Chesterfield woman Minnie Baxter discovered she was the 30,000th patient to visit Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre since it opened in 2005 to help reduce NHS waiting lists for orthopaedic procedures.
December 4 2013
A partnership between Care UK and Manchester Consultants Eye Partnership (MCEP) has revolutionised the eye care of people living in Greater Manchester.
October 31 2013
Every October, National Infection Control Week aims to spread best practice amongst professionals in healthcare and educate the public in the importance of good hygiene in hospitals – and across the country Care UK treatment centres joined in and made learning fun.
October 24 2013
History has been brought to life for pupils at a Southampton infant school learning about how modern hospitals compare to the Victorian-era. Over three days 90 children from Maytree Nursery and Infant School visited Southampton NHS Treatment Centre to learn about nurse and heroine Mary Seacole, the history of Royal South Hants Hospital and how brushing teeth and washing hands help keep germs at bay.
October 14 2013
Care UK had just published its first ever health and social care magazine for the Yorkshire and Humberside region. Known as Care Matters, it will be issued twice a year and is distributed free of charge through Care UK outlets in the area as well as an on-line version which can be downloaded at the click of a button.
October 10 2013
Laughter is known for its therapeutic benefits and today Care UK colleagues, service users and their families and friends are tapping into its mood improving power to mark World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10th October) and help break down the stigma surrounding mental health issues.
October 9 2013
A Portsmouth GP practice and walk-in centre has been recognised for its positive impact in the community by being named as a finalist in the Best of Health Awards 2013, organised by Portsmouth newspaper, The News.
October 3 2013
Ensuring clean, hygienic and well-maintained hospitals which preserve patients’ dignity, privacy and wellbeing is the aim of a new national hospital environment inspection initiative which puts patients at the heart of the process.
October 1 2013
Nestling beside Britain’s busiest railway station, Clapham Junction Health Centre is home to one of the most innovative, patient-friendly NHS facilities found in London.
September 23 2013
People keen to see behind the scenes at a popular NHS treatment centre are being invited to an open day on Sunday 29th September, where visitors can also receive a free health assessment checking BMI and blood pressure.