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Local patients encouraged to get involved in research

Nurses at Wye Valley NHS Trust are supporting “It’s OK to ask’ – a campaign encouraging patients to ask their family doctor, nurse or consultant about clinical research. “It’s OK to ask” is led by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and is celebrated on International Clinical Trials Day, May 20, which commemorates the anniversary of the very first clinical trial by James Lind on the disease scurvy. To mark the event research nurses at Wye Valley NHS Trust held an informat…

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Norovirus cases in Herefordshire hospitals linked to visitors

Strict infection control measures have been reinforced across hospitals in Herefordshire following patients contracting Norovirus from visitors. Norovirus, a highly contagious virus, has caused the closure of three hospital wards in the last two months at Wye Valley NHS Trust, and there are also current outbreaks in the Herefordshire community. Each hospital patient case of Norovirus has been investigated by the Trust and the outbreaks have been linked to visitors who attended hospital…

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Contact Details

John Burnett
Communication and engagement manager
Tel: 01432 372928
Email: John.Burnett@wvt.nhs.uk

Amanda Millichip
Communications officer
Tel: 01432 355444 Ext: 5105
Email: Amanda.Millichip@wvt.nhs.uk

Fiona Gurney
Communications officer
Tel: 01432 355444 Ext: 5105
Email:  Fiona.gurney@wvt.nhs.uk

 

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Wye Valley NHS Trust
The County Hospital
Trust Headquarters
Union Walk
Hereford
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