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Four new joints get keen walker David on the move

Four new joints get keen walker David on the move

November 3 2016

David Fry, 77, from Yate near Bristol is a keen walker. But when his hip and knees began causing him pain, joint replacement was the answer, with all four operations taking place at Care UK's Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre.

Care UK shortlisted in four National Dementia Care Awards

Care UK shortlisted in four National Dementia Care Awards

November 2 2016

Three Care UK care homes are celebrating after being shortlisted in four awards at the National Dementia Care Awards. The awards pay tribute to the individuals and teams who have demonstrated outstanding performance within their field of work.

Ground-breaking new MRI scanner will help nervous patients

Ground-breaking new MRI scanner will help nervous patients

October 27 2016

Care UK has taken delivery of a ground-breaking new mobile MRI scanner. It’s only the second of these to be seen in the whole of the country and will bring big benefits to the NHS patients attending many of its clinics.

“Outstanding” rating – national first for Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre

“Outstanding” rating – national first for Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre

October 20 2016

Care UK’s Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre in Plymouth is the first surgical hospital run by an independent sector provider in the country to achieve an overall ‘outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Care UK’s nutrition expert wins top national catering award

Care UK’s nutrition expert wins top national catering award

October 19 2016

A Care UK nutrition and hydration expert has won a prestigious national award that recognises and celebrates excellence, innovation and education in the field of care catering.

Ground-breaking employee engagement programme sees Care UK shortlisted for national award

Ground-breaking employee engagement programme sees Care UK shortlisted for national award

October 17 2016

An innovative and long-running scheme to improve communication between employees has seen Care UK’s care home division shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

NHS treatment centre gives visitors an insight into keyhole surgery

NHS treatment centre gives visitors an insight into keyhole surgery

October 14 2016

Visitors to Care UK’s Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre have the chance to try a keyhole surgery simulator at an open day this weekend. The simulator is used to train surgeons in minimally invasive surgical techniques and is just one of a variety of family friendly activities taking place.

Care UK colleagues raise nearly £3,000 for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Care UK colleagues raise nearly £3,000 for World’s Biggest Coffee Morning

October 13 2016

Hundreds of people working for Care UK did their bit for the recent nationwide coffee morning event staged to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Suffolk sculptor appointed to bring care home legacy to life

Suffolk sculptor appointed to bring care home legacy to life

October 7 2016

A local artist has been appointed by Care UK to produce a special sculpture for the gardens of Glastonbury Court care home in Bury St. Edmunds.

 Minibus service a lifeline for patients

Minibus service a lifeline for patients

October 4 2016

Care UK's Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre provides NHS care to patients across Somerset, taking in some of the most rural areas of the county. It has run, with the support of Mendip Community Transport, a free minibus service for patients since 2011.

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