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Last updated on Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Firstly, may we offer our sympathy to you, your family and friends during this very sad time. Please find below some information to assist you. What we do The Bereavement Services team aims to ensure that the families of patients who have passed away in our hospital are cared for from the poin...

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Tag:   death (2)     Bereavement (1)     loss (3)     in your loss (1)     funeral (1)     arrangements (1)     support (24)     help (6)     register (3)    

Palliative and End of Life Care

Last updated on Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Palliative and End of Life Care is the total care of patients (and their families or carers) who have a life-threatening illness, which is progressing or likely to progress. Here at Wirral University Teaching Hospital, we aim to provide the best possible care for people at the end of their lives...

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Tag:   palliative (2)     end of life care (1)     dying matters (1)     death (2)     palliative care (1)     dying (1)     passing away (1)     terminal (1)    

Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme

Last updated on Thursday, August 29, 2019

The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme is a world-first. It is the first national programme of its kind aimed at making improvements to the lives of people with learning disabilities. Reviews are being carried out with a view to improve the standard and quality of care for p...

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Last updated on Thursday, June 21, 2018

This measure includes all falls in the hospital that resulted in injury, categorised as moderate, severe or death, regardless of cause. Whilst all falls that occur in the hospital setting are reported, any fall resulting in significant harm to a patient – for example a break to a limb, are subje...

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Tag:   injury (6)     fall (1)     falling (1)     trip (1)     minor (1)     moderate (1)     major (1)     severe (1)     limb (3)     break (3)     fracture (5)     hip (3)    

General Anaesthesia

Last updated on Tuesday, April 10, 2018

If you are having a general anaesthetic, it will be given to you by an anaesthetist, either as a liquid that is injected into your veins through a cannula (a thin, plastic tube that feeds into a vein, usually on the back of your hand) or gas that you breathe in through a mask.Your anaesthetist wi...

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Maternity Research

Last updated on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Studies that you can join now STUDY TITLE The Tommy’s National Rainbow Clinic Study What is this study about? The majority of women who have experienced the loss of a baby will embark on another pregnancy, usually within a year. Previous studies suggest that parents should receive specialist...

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Cellular Pathology

Last updated on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Cellular pathology is the study of organs and tissues, and is used to diagnose illnesses and medical problems, similar to other branches of medicine, such as blood testing, radiology, blood transfusion and biochemistry. We analyse the causes of certain diseases and the effects that they are havin...

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We mark two-years since we became the UK’s first COVID-19 quarantine site

Last updated on Monday, January 31, 2022

Wirral University Teaching Hospital is marking two-years since it became the UK’s first quarantine site since 1978 at the start of the country’s COVID-19 journey. The Trust’s Chief Executive, Janelle Holmes, has paid tribute to the tremendous efforts of staff that has continued since those very...

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