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The children's ward at The Princess Alexandra Hospital is benefiting from a generous donation from the Harlow Council Chair's Charity, which will make it easier for parents to stay with their sick child during their time on the ward.
Bladder infections are among the most common types of infection, with more than 92 million people affected worldwide. In many cases they are minor and treated with antibiotics. For some, however, a urinary tract infection (UTI) can be serious, and can damage the kidneys or spread to the bloodstream. Clinicians at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) have come up with new ways to help patients avoid these infections; including an animation they can view to support their catheter self-care.
The dedicated discharge team at The Princess Alexandra Hospital, who help patients get ready to go home, were delighted to receive a generous gift of clothing from Asda.
Dental health professionals encourage daily teeth brushing, but what if you are urgently admitted to hospital and don't have a toothbrush? Generous staff at Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow have helped to solve the problem by raising funds for oral health kits to be available for those patients. Now they are smiling as they join in National Smile Month's action to promote oral health.
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has been placed among the top six trusts nationwide in a review of radiology reporting standards in NHS organisations.
Following our statement last week we are pleased to confirm that the planned industrial action on 6 June (2019) by UNISON and our domestic team colleagues has been cancelled. We can also share an update on the market testing exercise of our domestic services.
A group of dieticians at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) will be stepping into patients' shoes to find out at first hand exactly what artificial feeding feels like, by spending a whole day being fed by just a tube. They hope the experiment will bring attention to this vital aspect of healthcare, as part of Dietitians week (3-7 June).
In light of the current activity and comments shared and published publically around a market testing exercise of our domestic services and concerns about the plans for the future, please see our statement below for background information and clarity about the situation:
A year since its official VIP opening, a specialist unit at Harlow's Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust is proud to show off its fantastic, developing sensory garden - and is celebrating by inviting everyone to its first summer fete.
Patients now have an opportunity to celebrate the dedication and commitment of the hospital staff and volunteers who make a difference every day.