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Sight-saving surgery sees art teacher driving around Australia

Sight-saving surgery sees art teacher driving around Australia

March 17 2017

A woman who was diagnosed with an eye condition that can rob patients of their sight is back teaching arts and craft classes in Crayford following surgery at a Care UK NHS treatment centre.

111 Online pilot offers Suffolk patients a new way to access non-emergency care

111 Online pilot offers Suffolk patients a new way to access non-emergency care

March 14 2017

An online version of the NHS 111 service is being trialled across Suffolk as part of a study into how technology can improve patient access to non-emergency healthcare.

Ferndown Manor marks its opening with donation to local school

Ferndown Manor marks its opening with donation to local school

March 2 2017

Care UK's new Ferndown Manor care home in Dorset opened on Monday 27 February. To commemorate this milestone the team has donated £250 to local pupils at Ferndown First Primary School after they created artwork especially for the home.

Two new knees get keen golfer Peter back on the green

Two new knees get keen golfer Peter back on the green

February 28 2017

Years of pain from his knees meant that Peter Moyle, 71, from Oakdale near Blackwood, reached the point where he could barely walk – getting in the way of his part-time job as a school premises manager and his love of golf.

 Knees are the news at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

Knees are the news at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre

February 23 2017

A national measure of how independent healthcare providers of NHS treatments are performing has identified Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre as best in the country for knee replacements. The hospital was also placed 8th in the country for hip replacements 

Renaissance in reading aloud could bring benefits for older people.

Renaissance in reading aloud could bring benefits for older people.

February 22 2017

Care UK’s expert on caring for people with dementia is encouraging families and friends to consider reading aloud as an activity that can bring therapeutic benefits to older people.

Pioneering surgery helps Southampton man back to work and play

Pioneering surgery helps Southampton man back to work and play

February 20 2017

A Southampton man has undergone one of the first operations of its kind thanks to a surgeon at Southampton NHS Treatment Centre.

Popular hospital opens new operating theatre

Popular hospital opens new operating theatre

February 17 2017

Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre, which provides NHS care for patients across Devon and Cornwall, has opened its third operating theatre and new day surgery suite including endoscopy.

Care UK shortlisted for best care sector employer accolade

Care UK shortlisted for best care sector employer accolade

February 16 2017

Care UK’s Residential Care Services has been shortlisted for a prestigious award, acknowledging its position as one of the top care sector employers in the country for developing the skills of its teams.

Devizes NHS Treatment Centre rated ‘good’ by the CQC

Devizes NHS Treatment Centre rated ‘good’ by the CQC

February 13 2017

Devizes NHS Treatment Centre has been rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The centre, which opened in 2006, was visited by CQC inspectors who reported on two core areas: surgical services and the outpatient and diagnostic imaging service

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