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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.

Care UK does its bit for Dementia Action Week

Care UK does its bit for Dementia Action Week

May 18 2018

With Dementia Action Week fast approaching, Care UK homes across the country are running activities to help build awareness of this disease.

Work starts on multi-million pound Ashford care home

Work starts on multi-million pound Ashford care home

May 16 2018

Work has begun on a new £6.5 million care home which will provide quality care for older people in Ashford. 

Care home residents poised to celebrate Harry and Meghan’s wedding

Care home residents poised to celebrate Harry and Meghan’s wedding

May 11 2018

Everyone loves a wedding and residents at many of Care UK’s homes are looking forward to marking the upcoming royal marriage in style.

Complex knee op gets Michael back to dragon boat racing

Complex knee op gets Michael back to dragon boat racing

May 10 2018

A Southampton man is back to running dragon boat racing events pain free, thanks to a complex knee operation which involved bespoke surgical instruments from the US.

Ophthalmology consultant warns of the dangers of going without shades

Ophthalmology consultant warns of the dangers of going without shades

May 9 2018

A Care UK ophthalmology consultant is warning people to put on their sunglasses as the weather improves, or risk potentially sight-threatening eye conditions.

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