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Local community comes together for a day of wartime nostalgia

Local community comes together for a day of wartime nostalgia

June 19 2018

People from Thorrington took a trip down memory lane with a special event at Silversprings to mark the Second World War. 

Nine Care UK care homes are shortlisted for national awards

Nine Care UK care homes are shortlisted for national awards

June 14 2018

Up and down the country, residents and team members in nine Care UK homes will be waiting nervously in a few days’ time to see if their home triumphs in a national award scheme open to every care home in the country.

Bristol pharmacist gains profession’s highest honour for outstanding contribution

Bristol pharmacist gains profession’s highest honour for outstanding contribution

June 12 2018

A Bristol pharmacist, who has served local communities and who has helped shaped healthcare across social care and the prison service, has been awarded the highest honour for her work in supporting patients and colleagues.

127-mile walking challenge from Devizes duo raises more than £1,000 for charity

127-mile walking challenge from Devizes duo raises more than £1,000 for charity

June 7 2018

A daring duo from Devizes NHS Treatment Centre, who took on a 127-mile walking challenge to raise funds and awareness for people living with epilepsy, have raised more than £1,000.

Bowes House’s oldest resident celebrates 107th birthday

Bowes House’s oldest resident celebrates 107th birthday

June 4 2018

A resident at Bowes House celebrated her 107th birthday with her family and close friends

Research helps NHS service to support more cataract patients

Research helps NHS service to support more cataract patients

May 30 2018

Research carried out by the ophthalmology team at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre has led to a one-stop cataract service which has boosted the number of people treated for the sight-clouding condition.

Care UK care homes marked royal wedding with celebrations fit for a queen

Care UK care homes marked royal wedding with celebrations fit for a queen

May 30 2018

Across the country Care UK care homes enjoyed royal wedding festivities with a variety of exciting activities centred around the big event.

Back to the golf course, thanks to self pay surgery

Back to the golf course, thanks to self pay surgery

May 25 2018

A keen golfer from Weston-Super-Mare is about to head back onto the course after taking an option to self-fund his hernia operation at Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre.

Care UK mental health nurse reaches final of RCNi awards

Care UK mental health nurse reaches final of RCNi awards

May 23 2018

Congratulations to Vanessa Wright, mental health lead nurse at Care UK’s West Midlands Integrated Urgent Care service, for reaching the final of the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018.

Hat-trick heaven as Care UK sweeps the board at the Care Home Heroes Awards

Hat-trick heaven as Care UK sweeps the board at the Care Home Heroes Awards

May 23 2018

Members of Care UK teams in three of its care homes have walked away with all three category wins in the Care Home Heroes Awards, run by the popular professional publication Caring Times.

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