A King’s Lynn matron is promoting the importance of getting up and dressed to patients in order to prevent them losing basic life skills due to Deconditioning Syndrome.
Families will be able to play their part in supporting hardworking medical staff during the busy winter months by ensuring loved ones have a fresh supply of clothing.
The glitz and glamour of Disney will be coming to King’s Lynn in a bid to raise thousands of pounds to buy vital new equipment for Children’s A&E.
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is appealing to visitors not to put their loved one’s health at risk by visiting after experiencing symptoms of Norovirus.
A postman and his friends at a West Norfolk pub have made a special delivery for the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Golfers teed off to raise £1,000 for Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Norfolk Hospice.
With winter coming visitors are being asked to help the Queen Elizabeth Hospital maintain high standards of infection prevention and control by following basic hygiene procedures.
A husband has honoured his wife’s memory by donating a bench to help other patients who are being treated for cancer at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Patients will be helped back on the road to recovery sooner thanks to a new Rehabilitation Unit at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn.
More than 500 people enjoyed a tour and learning more about the Queen Elizabeth Hospital during a successful Open Day on Sunday.
Youngsters with their parents and grandparents had fun guessing who the famous patient is in the newly revamped X-ray along with taking their toys to special pop up Toy Hospital at Roxburgh Day Centre.
Families also had fun looking around the emergency vehicles, including the East of England Air Ambulance, Fire Service and the SERV blood bikes. Visitors were also given the chance to look around the newly developed areas such as the Breast Unit and also learned more about Waterlily Birth Centre and the Breast Unit.
Staff from departments across the hospital also took the opportunity to promote the hard work undertaken in West Norfolk’s busy acute hospital. They also took part in the Halloween themed Bedpan Challenge, which was won by Tilney Ward.
West Norfolk Mayor David Whitby officially opened the event with Hospital Chair Edward Libbey and Chief Executive Dorothy Hosein.
Mrs Hosein was delighted with the day’s success.
She said: “It has been a pleasure to see so many people, of all ages, to come and join this celebration with us.
“The hospital has been on a journey over the last few years and this is an ideal opportunity to share the hard work put in by our staff with the wider community.
“I would like to thank the staff who have given up their time to support this event along with the people who have put so much effort into creating such a successful day.”
Picture: Amy O’Connell