News from WVT Trust
People with a long term health condition in the county are being offered a free course to help turn their life around.
It may have looked like a scene from a post-apocalyptic movie, but the “dying” and “injured” at Hereford County Hospital over the weekend were actors taking part in an emergency planning exercise.
Visiting restrictions on the Gilwern ward at Hereford County Hospital have been lifted. The restrictions had been put in place following an outbreak of Norovirus.
A ward at Hereford County Hospital has been closed to visitors due to increased incidents of diarrhoea and vomiting.
The Radiology Department at Wye Valley NHS Trust has paid tribute to Nobel laureate Sir Peter Mansfield, who pioneered Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and died last week.
Wye Valley NHS trust is encouraging anyone interested in becoming a nurse to get along to the Jobs and Career fair to be held at Hereford Shirehall on Wednesday, February 8.
Visiting restrictions at Leominster Community Hospital have been eased following the reopening of the Minster and Eaton Wards.
Visiting restrictions at Hereford County Hospital have been lifted at Wye Valley NHS Trust following the reopening of Leadon and Gilwern wards. The restrictions had been put in place following an outbreak of diarrhoea and vomiting.
With the prospect of freezing temperatures and the first taste of snow across Herefordshire this winter, healthcare professionals are urging local people to keep an eye on their elderly neighbours.
Wye Valley NHS Trust is advising people to think twice before they head for their local Emergency department – or they could face a long wait. The advice from hospital bosses is to use alternatives - such as telephoning NHS 111, using the GP walk in centre in Hereford, the Minor Injury Units at Ross and Leominster Community Hospitals, seeing their local GP or seeking advice from their local pharmacy - if their condition or injury is not serious.
Communication and engagement manager
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Wye Valley NHS Trust
The County Hospital
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