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International Day of the Midwife celebrated in Herefordshire

Trust midwives pictured representing 2000s, 1970/80s, 1930/40s, 1860s, 1840s, and 15th century

Midwives across the county held celebrations today ahead of International Day of the Midwife on Saturday May 5. Hospital and community midwives, and students, from Wye Valley NHS Trust marked the worldwide celebrations by dressing in historic and modern dress, and showcasing their midwifery inspired cake creations as part of The Great Midwifery Cake Off.

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Trust joins national End PJ Paralysis campaign to get patients moving

Lucy Flanagan, director of nursing at WVT (in red uniform) and healthcare staff mark the launch of End PJ Paralysis campaign

Trust joins national End PJ Paralysis campaign to get patients moving. Wye Valley NHS Trust (WVT) is appealing to relatives, carers and friends of patients to help support a national campaign to get patients up and dressed to improve their mobility and recovery, by bringing in their loved ones own clothes and slippers. The national End PJ Paralysis 70 day challenge, which runs from 17 April to 26 June, aims to achieve 1 million patient days of patients being up dressed and mobilised, where possible.

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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
HR1 2ER

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