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Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre reaches 30,000 patients and celebrates its eighth birthday

Barlborough NHS Treatment Centre reaches 30,000 patients and celebrates its eighth birthday

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.

Ophthalmology partnership delivers improved outlook for NHS patients at innovative eye clinic

Ophthalmology partnership delivers improved outlook for NHS patients at innovative eye clinic

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.

Care UK supports National Infection Control Week

Care UK supports National Infection Control Week

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.

School pupils taken back in time during visits to Southampton NHS Treatment Centre

School pupils taken back in time during visits to Southampton NHS Treatment Centre

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.

New free health and social care magazine for Yorkshire and Humberside

New free health and social care magazine for Yorkshire and Humberside

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.

The sound of laughter to help break down stigma on World Mental Health Day

The sound of laughter to help break down stigma on World Mental Health Day

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.

Care UK health centre nominated for prestigious award

Care UK health centre nominated for prestigious award

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.

Care UK treatment centres praised by patients in new inspection initiative

Care UK treatment centres praised by patients in new inspection initiative

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.

Seven day a week access already on offer in Wandsworth

Seven day a week access already on offer in Wandsworth

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.

Free health checks for visitors to Derbyshire treatment centre open day

Free health checks for visitors to Derbyshire treatment centre open day

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.

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