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News archive 2013



January

17 January 2013 - Worcestershire residents invited to first meeting of new local health organisation

14 January 2013 - Public asked not to visit Worcestershire Royal Hospital

4 January 2013 - Get minor injuries treated at the right place during winter

3 January 2013 - Not an emergency? Don’t know who to call? Call NHS Direct 0845 4647


February

11 February 2013 - Deadline for requests for assessments of eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding for cases during the period 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2012


March

21 March 2013 - Better Together Health Column

19 March 2013 - Get Minor injuries treated at the right place

20 March 2013 - Don’t go to A&E unless it's absolutely necessary

18 March 2013 - Worcester residents invited to get involved in their local NHS

15 March 2013 - Emotive Dying Matters exhibition comes to Upton

14 March 2013 - New health body officially launched

11 March 2013 - Use Antibiotics responsibly Urges NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)


April 

26 April 2013 - NHS 111 Stakeholder Briefing – Latest Update 

April 2013 - NHS Constitution Column


17 April 2013 - District Nurses based at Upton Surgery are commencing a pilot ‘Well Leg clinic’ for patients.

8 April 2013 - Support local GP to raise vital funds for charity

2 April 2013 - Who Is Your NHS Hero?

2 April 2013 - 2/4/13 - Doctors take the reins over NHS spending


May

10 May 2013 - CCGs support Dying matter Awareness Week

12 May 2013 - Do not go to A&E unless absolutely necessary

16 May 2013 - Worcester's Young Health Champions work with the new CCG

17 May 2013 - Plans in place to relieve pressure on county's acute and A&E

24 May 2013 - The next steps for the future of Worcestershire hospitals

30 May 2013 - Quality care top of the agenda 

June

4 June 2013 - National Patient Participation Week

17 June 2013 - Mums-to-be urged to discover the importance of breastfeeding

19 June 2013 - Local CCG asks patients, the public and staff to help shape the future of emergency care

24 June 2013 - Health Column - Reducing emergency admissions

27 June 2013 - health leaders sign new deal with university 

July

2 July 2013 - End of Life care Health Column 

17 July 2013 - Stay safe in the sunshine

22 July 2013 - Improving stroke services in Worcestershire

24 July 2013 - CCG partners up with local young people 

31 July 2013 - NHS 111 stakeholder briefing 


September 

3 September 2013 - A&E gets pharmacists to reduce emergency admissions 

9 September 2013 - Shingles vaccine - clarification 

12 September 2013 - Acute Review moves into new phase of work 

20 September 2013 - SWCCG Governing Body Board Meeting 

24 September 2013 - get 'Flu Safe' this winter 


October 

9 October 2013 - Worcester residents help to shape and deliver local health services

16 October 2013 - Independent chairs appointed to lead next stages of acute hospital services review 

17 October 2013 - 'Is A&E for me?' campaign launched.

28 October 2013 - Have your say on local hospital plans 


November 

1 November 2013 - 'Well Connected' selected as Department of Health pioneer

8 November 2013 - Ask your pharmacist week

25 November 2013 - NHS launches first mobile phone app 

28 November 2013 - Take control of your long-term condition this winter 


December 

5 December 2013 - Remember to Catch it, Bin it, Kill it

11 December 2013 - How can your smartphone, tablet or laptop help you look after yourself?

12 December 2013 - Launch of 'Is A&E for me?' campaign 

17 December 2013 - Stop and think this Christmas - Is A&E for me?

18 December 2013 - Health review panel to report in New Year 

19 December 2013 - Have you taken the Winter Friends pledge?

31st December 2013 - Emergency pressures