New Breast Unit at The QEH to benefit 1000s of patients

An improved, refurbished and welcoming environment awaits Breast Unit patients at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn as it opens its new Breast Unit.

The new unit, officially opened by Charles Hunniford, brother of TV personality Gloria, and representing the Caron Keating Foundation, boasts a number of improvements which will benefit both patients and staff for years to come.

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Could You Be the Difference that Makes a Difference at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital?

A new appeal is being launched at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn’s to offer additional support to patients, many of whom are in their dying days.

The Trust is asking for volunteers for a ward companion scheme, to be launched during the national Dying Matters Week, starting on Tuesday, May 10. A pilot scheme has already proved a success, appreciated by patients, families, carers and hospital staff alike. Continue reading Could You Be the Difference that Makes a Difference at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital?

Dying Matters at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn will be working alongside the national awareness campaign Dying Matters Week from 9 – 15 May 2016.

The week is an unparalleled opportunity to place the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly in people minds – with a special event taking place on 10 May at The Trust. Continue reading Dying Matters at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Arthritis Healthcare Event At The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn is inviting people who are living with arthritis along with their family and carers to a special healthcare event.

The evening will host specialists in the field, who will share the most up to date findings on both understanding and living with the condition. Speakers include occupational therapists, rheumatology nurses and consultants who will guide and inform the guests on how best to live with arthritis, including practical support on activities that will help to manage the condition. Continue reading Arthritis Healthcare Event At The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Health and Wellbeing Event for Men Living with Prostate Cancer

Macmillan Information and Support Service based at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn, in partnership with West Norfolk Community Cancer Support Team has arranged a Health and Wellbeing Event for men living with prostate cancer. Continue reading Health and Wellbeing Event for Men Living with Prostate Cancer

Industrial Action – Junior Doctors Strike on 26 and 27 April

Dorothy Hosein, Chief Executive at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital said:

“As always our primary commitment is the welfare of patients and the priority during our emergency planning has been and will continue to be their safety and care.

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Diamond Couple Support The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Ambulance Trust

Joseph and Myrtle Russell visited The Queen Elizabeth Hospital to donate £250 each to the Critical Care Unit and the Ambulance Trust as a thank you for the care Mr. Russell received.

The couple, from Wormegay, recently celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary and held a family party to commemorate their 60 years together.  Mr. Russell had a heart attack in February last year, and was brought by the Ambulance Trust to the Critical Care unit at the hospital.  The couple was so pleased with the care they received from all concerned, they asked for donations instead of gifts at their party and collected £500, which will be shared equally. Continue reading Diamond Couple Support The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Ambulance Trust

Exceptional Volunteers for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Honoured

Volunteers, John Garner, James Garner and Dr. Steven Grove were honoured recently with an award from the Mayor’s Civic Awards for Voluntary Service, presented for their incredible fundraising efforts on behalf of The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn. Continue reading Exceptional Volunteers for The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Honoured