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Media Release Archive

2016

December

Keep your child safe from sepsis – Bath RUH backs national campaign 14/12/2016
B&NES, Swindon and Wiltshire Sustainability Transformation Plan published 14/12/2016
Bath nurse's mission to raise illness awareness 07/12/2016
Bringing mum and baby closer together at the RUH 06/12/2016

November

RUH nurses recognised for going the extra mile 17/11/2016
Come and meet your RUH Governors in North Wiltshire 17/11/2016
The RUH opens its doors to nurses – Saturday 19 November, 10 – 2pm 16/11/2016
Chairman of B&NES Council visits Royal United Hospital 14/11/2016
RUH raises awareness of Type 1 Diabetes for World Diabetes Day 14/11/2016
Bath doctors discover improved treatment for child epilepsy 11/11/2016

October

RUH seeks candidates for Non-Executive Director role 31/10/2016
Introducing the new public governors for the RUH 21/10/2016
Restart a heart lessons from the RUH 17/10/2016
RUH staff win Patients' Choice Awards 11/10/2016
Bath RUH's new 300-space public car park now open 10/10/2016
RUH invites feedback on planned relocation of RNHRD's Rheumatology
and Therapies Services
07/10/2016
Cleaning Services Recruitment Open Day at the RUH -
Tuesday 11 October
07/10/2016
RUH plays important part in Genomics Project 06/10/2016

September

RUH celebrate active ageing 30/09/2016
RUH celebrates National Play in Hospital Week 30/09/2016
48 and out – long-serving RUH employee hangs up his boots 29/09/2016
RUH's Central Delivery Suite is renamed Bath Birthing Centre 27/09/2016
The RUH unveils new sensory & teenage rooms thanks to Somerset charity 26/09/2016
Bath Hospital Radio Open Day at RUH 19/09/2016
Come along to the RUH AGM 16/09/2016
New car park and payment system at Bath's RUH 12/09/2016
GB Hockey Gold Medallist visits patients at RUH 06/09/2016
New car park and payment system at Bath's RUH – one week to go 05/09/2016

August

RUH is awarded Quality Mark for high standards of care for elderly patients 22/08/2016
Your Care, Your Way preferred bidder announced 18/08/2016
Essential roadworks at RUH front entrance 16/08/2016
Care Quality Commission rates overall care at the RUH as outstanding 10/08/2016
Access road closure to Bath RUH car parks Aug 8-10 03/08/2016
New car park and payment system at the RUH 01/08/2016

July

RUH Cardiologist wins award to treat patients with high blood pressure 27/07/2016
Wanted - five new Public Governors for the RUH 25/07/2016
RUH supports #Coverupmate NHS England campaign 19/07/2016
RUH training campaign launched for sepsis awareness 19/07/2016
RUH car park access road closure 19/07/2016
Blue Badge parking at the RUH – have your say 04/07/2016
RUH inspires our future generation of healthcare professionals 01/07/2016

June

Donation improves Children's Therapies garden at RUH 17/06/2016
Mary Berry opens new PET-CT cancer scanner at Bath RUH 13/06/2016
Carers Week at the RUH 06/06/2016
The RUH is shortlisted for two patient safety awards 06/06/2016
Corsham boy's £905 for RUH children's ward 02/06/2016

May

RUH highlights the Trust's research studies as part of International Clinical Trials Day 20/05/2016
Royal United Hospital supports Dementia Awareness Week 18/05/2016
RUH nurses join celebrations for Florence Nightingale Commemoration Service 17/05/2016
New PET-CT scanner up and running by June 12/05/2016
Works starts on new 300-space hospital car park 11/05/2016

April

RUH reputation for 'inspirational' dementia care reaches Europe 20/04/2016
RUH invites feedback on plans to relocate its Sexual Health Clinic 20/04/2016

March

RUH invites Mendip residents to share views on Shepton Mallet Health Campus 31/03/2016
LUPUS UK Centre of Excellence accolade for RNHRD 08/03/2016

February

Statement from RUH Chief Executive 12/02/2016
Trust response to recent coroner's inquest ruling 09/02/2016
Hospital stars - awards ceremony to honour RUH staff 01/02/2016

January

RUH invites Mendip residents to share views on Shepton Mallet Health & Wellbeing Campus vision 14/01/2016
Tell the CQC about your care 13/01/2016
Important Information for Patients at the RUH in the event of
Industrial Action by Junior Doctors
11/01/2016

2015

December

New Year's honour for 'inspiring' RUH palliative care nurse 31/12/2015
RUH awarded Soil Association Catering Mark 23/12/2015
Construction underway on RUH's new state-of-the-art pharmacy 11/12/2015
Visiting restrictions have now been lifted at the RUH 08/12/2015

November

Visiting restricted at RUH to help fight norovirus 30/11/2015
RUH invites feedback on proposed relocation of paediatric services 27/11/2015
Help keep your hospital Norovirus-free 27/11/2015
RUH appoints new Non-Executive Director 26/11/2015
RUH win at Nursing Times Awards 17/11/2015

October

RUH ward receives recognition for care of older people 07/10/2015

September

RUH physiotherapists champion 'active ageing' this Older People's Day 30/09/2015
RUH Consultants top BMA's best books list 30/09/2015
RUH AGM provides opportunity for local voices to be heard 22/09/2015
RUH ED highly recommended despite pressures 17/09/2015

August

Bath residents receive Lawrence Medal for managing type 1
diabetes for 60 years
20/08/2015

July

RNHRD to lead £2 million research into Psoriatic Arthritis 03/07/2015
Pioneering Adolescent Pain Programme hits 100 02/07/2015
RNHRD to lead £2 million research into Psoriatic Arthritis 03/07/2015
Pioneering Adolescent Pain Programme hits 100 02/07/2015

June

A healthy dose of success for RUH pharmacy technician 25/06/2015
IM&T Building wins awards 25/06/2015
Vital new scanner to be up and running by April 2016 15/06/2015
Diabetes in focus at RUH 12/06/2015
RUH sharing success with other NHS Trusts 12/06/2015
Showcasing health research 04/06/2015
Maternity: One year on ... 01/06/2015
Wanted: volunteers for new Carer Hub at the RUH 01/06/2015

May

RUH rated lowest priority for inspection for third time running 29/05/2015
RUH marks Dementia Awareness Week with packed itinerary 18/05/2015
Being Together Day provides support for women with ovarian cancer 12/05/2015
RUH celebrates International Nurses Day 12/05/2015
RUH Anaesthetist bound for Nepal 01/05/2015

April

RUH ED rated top in country for patient recommendations 08/04/2015

March

Culinary innovations at the RUH 18/03/2015
National NHS Staff Survey Results 06/03/2015
Visiting restrictions lifted 06/03/2015

February

Media release from BaNES CCG 27/02/2015
RUH introduces restricted visiting times to all wards to help fight Norovirus 26/02/2015
Norovirus Update 23/02/2015
We continue to have wards closed due to Norovirus 20/02/2015
RUH giving the complaints process a 'Unique Voice' 16/02/2015
RUH asks - is your visit absolutely necessary? 13/02/2015
Pride of the RUH celebrated in New Year's Honours Awards 03/02/2015

January

Green light for RNHRD acquisition 28/01/2015
Local residents mark 50 years of managing type 1 diabetes 22/01/2015
Current high demand: Statement from our Chief Executive 07/01/2015
Patients urged to consider A&E alternatives 05/01/2015

2014

December

RUH approvals in place for acquisition of the RNHRD 22/12/2014
RUH retains lowest risk rating from CQC 03/12/2014
RUH and RNHRD - Working towards acquisition 03/12/2014

November

'Caring for You' at the RUH 18/11/2014
Antibiotic app will help RUH fight antibiotic resistance 14/11/2014
RUH Macmillan Clinical Nurse Specialist wins national award 14/11/2014
Help keep the RUH norovirus-free this winter 11/11/2014
New Register Office Service at RUH 11/11/2014
Science on show at RUH 03/11/2014

October

RUH Bath successful in becoming an NHS Foundation Trust 30/10/2014
UNICEF officially declare RUH Maternity 'Baby Friendly' 17/10/2014
Radiographer's Industrial Action 16/10/2014
Mary Berry is the cherry on the cake at grand opening 13/10/2014
RUH Celebrates Play in Hospital 08/10/2014
Thrombosis can also affect the young and healthy 08/10/2014

September

Trekkers Climb Mountains for RUH Cancer Care 26/09/2014
RUH on a mission to tackle sepsis 09/09/2014
RUH specialist clinic keeps dancers on their feet 09/09/2014
RUH Annual General Meeting 08/09/2014

August

RUH Maternity is officially 'Baby Friendly' 06/08/2014

July

Appointment reminder system aims to reduce missed appointments 30/07/2014
Friends of the RUH Coffee Shop in final fundraising push 28/07/2014
RUH one of the lowest risk hospitals in country, says CQC 24/07/2014
Staff praised after storm damage 22/07/2014
Training post will help nurses return to acute care setting 21/07/2014
Medical Director of NHS England Opens Urgent Care Centre at RUH 18/07/2014
RUH awarded for 'excellent, safe and innovative care' 16/07/2014
Nursing recruitment open day at the RUH 16/07/2014
RUH tackles the taboo of incontinence 09/07/2014
On a Mission to make wishes known:
Coast-to-coast cycling challenge raising awareness for organ donation
09/07/2014
RUH singled out as leader in Dementia Care 02/07/2014
   

June

Safer Staffing 24/06/2014
RUH to lead national Sign up to Safety campaign 24/06/2014
Sixth form conference sends 100 students to hospital 23/06/2014
RUH strengthens nursing team 23/06/2014
Lighting the way for great care 16/06/2014
New pathology laboratory up and running 16/06/2014
Proactive 'Acute Diabetes Service' a success 06/06/2014
Birth of a new era at the RUH 01/06/2014

May

Hundreds take part in Forever Friends Appeal's Walk of Life 21/05/2014
'OK' to Ask about Clinical Research 16/05/2014
'Ageing suit' helps staff deliver compassionate care at the RUH 14/05/2014
RUH finalists for a host of national awards 14/05/2014
Forging a bright future for the Trust 07/05/2014
RUH re-starts bid to become NHS Foundation Trust 01/05/2014
Patients can help reduce thrombosis risk 01/05/2014
RUH wins at Student Nursing Times Awards 01/05/2014
Stroke victim thanks RUH for his care 01/05/2014

April

Pathology and mortuary staff on the move 24/04/2014
RUH Radiopharmacy Technician's China Trek Fundraising Efforts 14/04/2014
Smoking shelters to be installed at RUH 04/04/2014

March

RUH chosen to help lead patient safety campaign 26/03/2014
We're one year free of MRSA bloodstream infections 17/03/2014
RUH one of the lowest risk hospitals in country 14/03/2014
Inquest into the death of Samuel Starr 05/03/2014
RUH staff sing for NHS Change Day 03/03/2014

February

Hospital shortlisted for 'Flu' award 26/02/2014
RUH launches new female sterilisation service 18/02/2014
RUH welcomes CQC report 06/02/2014
Hospital stars - awards ceremony to honour RUH staff 03/02/2014

January

New Acute Diabetes Service being piloted 28/01/2014
RUH announced as preferred bidder for maternity services 20/01/2014
RUH celebrates 300 days free of MRSA 14/01/2014
New Emergency Surgical Ambulatory Clinic 13/01/2014
'Gold' Eat Out Eat Well Award for RUH 08/01/2014
Recruitment open day at the RUH 08/01/2014

2013

November

It's your hospital - it's important you have your say 28/11/2013
Health Minister visits Emergency Department and NICU 25/11/2013
Bath Rugby Captain visits intensive care patient 18/11/2013
Hospital wins bid to upgrade all lights 08/11/2013
Capturing Child Voice at RUH 04/11/2013
The RUH is coming to you 01/11/2013

October

CQC's New Monitoring Model 25/10/2013
Response to Care Quality Commission Report 16/10/2013
RUH Celebrate 50 years of Play in Hospitals 15/10/2013

September

Our Patient Safety Award Winner 2013 27/09/2013
New equipment to help treat cancer 26/09/2013
New Director of Nursing appointed 23/09/2013
Health Minister visits BIME and RUH 12/09/2013
RUH receives extra funding for emergency care 10/09/2013
See it my way - living with stroke 06/09/2013
Hear from the experts at the RUH 03/09/2013

August

Could your photographs comfort a patient with dementia? 21/08/2013
Electric vehicles come to RUH 14/08/2013
Patients influence food service improvement at RUH 12/08/2013
Pantomime comes early to RUH children's ward 09/08/2013
Dermatologist calls for change to stop allergy 09/08/2013

July

First 'Friends and Family Test' results published 30/07/2013
Cancer services volunteer at the RUH named as Cancer Champion 26/07/2013
RUH to receive extra funding for Emergency Department 24/07/2013
RUH delivering safest care possible 17/07/2013
Kathleen Haines Inquest Statement 12/07/2013
Giving the gift of life 05/07/2013
3 Health Care Assistants shortlisted for Outstanding Apprentice of the Year 05/07/2013

June

Supporting Families and Carers at the RUH 25/06/2013
The Forever Friends Appeal launches Cancer Care Campaign: 2013
Mogers are as Mad as Hatters for #TBDO
19/06/2013
RUH refutes 'gagging order' claim 12/06/2013
Hitting the roof 10/06/2013
Deep cleaning at RUH – advice for visitors 03/06/2013
Back from the front line in Afghanistan -
RUH Consultant is Healthcare Reservist of the Year
03/06/2013
Recruitment open day at the RUH 03/06/2013

May

Hundreds join the 'Walk of Life' RUH Cancer Care Campaign 20/05/2013
James Dyson Foundation Donates £4m to Improve RUH Cancer Treatment 14/05/2013
New Dementia Coordinators 07/05/2013

April

New Acute Oncology Service 29/04/2013
Innovative training at the RUH helps improve patient care 08/04/2013
Running for one of our own 08/04/2013
Update on Pay, Terms and Conditions 04/04/2013

March

RUH asks patients to 'tell us what you think' 27/03/2013
RUH responds to CQC Inspection 27/03/2013
NHS Sustainability Day 26/03/2013
RUH Swimming Pool to reopen 25/03/2013
Improving rehabilitation facilities for patients 25/03/2013
RUH Consultant honoured for outstanding contribution 11/03/2013

February

Patients receive Excellent Stroke Care at the RUH 19/02/2013
New Support Group for Gynae Cancer Patients 12/02/2013
RUH still extremely busy 08/02/2013
Art on a Big Scale 05/02/2013
Hospital Stars - awards ceremony to honour RUH staff 04/02/2013

January

RUH appoints new Chief Operating Officer 09/01/2013

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2012

December

Help us keep our hospital free from Norovirus 18/12/2012
Giving the gift of blood 17/12/2012
Emergency Department Praised for ensuring Patient Privacy 06/12/2012
Happy 80th Birthday RUH! 05/12/2012
High quality diabetes service at the RUH 03/12/2012

November

Emergency Department Praised for ensuring Patient Privacy 06/12/2012
Eco-friendly RUH 26/11/2012
Inspectors praise the RUH 19/11/2012
First ever RUH Governors elected 06/11/2012
Successful walking aids amnesty 06/11/2012

October

Still time to get your votes in! 30/10/2012
Inquest into the death of Mr Paul Coventry 23/10/2012
Champions in fight against Stroke 22/10/2012
Good Bone Health 16/10/2012
RUH Nurse in the running for Nurse of the Year award 15/10/2012
Voting set to start in first‐ever RUH elections 09/10/2012
RUH play team promote play 08/10/2012
New Non-Executives appointed at the RUH 04/10/2012
National Clinical Director visits the RUH 02/10/2012
Team Green wins national award 02/10/2012

September

Patient Safety Award Winner 25/09/2012
Stroke research team wins national award 25/09/2012
Blooming lovely at the RUH 24/09/2012
New car parking fees 19/09/2012
Improving care for patients with breathlessness 14/09/2012
RUH Consultant: 'Length of resuscitation attempts should be decided on
case‐by‐case basis'
06/09/2012
Be Clear on Cancer – talk to your doctor 03/09/2012

August

RUH launches Governor election campaign 20/08/2012
Raising awareness of dementia 13/08/2012

July

Study aims to reduce unnecessary acute hospital admissions 27/07/2012
NHS Heroes – who's yours? 16/07/2012
RUH staff to volunteer at Olympic Games 16/07/2012
RUH outlines its priorities for patients 10/07/2012
Staff get on their bikes to support hospital unit 10/07/2012
RUH keeps on winning 06/07/2012
RUH welcomes teenagers with learning disabilities into the workplace 06/07/2012

June

RUH requests return of walking aids 19/06/2012
BMA Industrial Action 18/06/2012
Pressure ulcer awareness week at the RUH 16/06/2012

May

Remember the person 22/05/2012
Melksham X-ray Department Refurbished 21/05/2012
Caring for you event: Looking at Breast Cancer 15/05/2012
RUH celebrates one year free from super-bug, MRSA 14/05/2012
RUH to recruit new staff to new wards 09/05/2012
New Dermatology Unit Opens 08/05/2012

April

RUH reducing carbon footprint 23/04/2012
RUH needs your help with patient information 23/04/2012

March

RUH supports first annual NHS Sustainability Day 26/03/2012
Improving mealtimes for patients 26/03/2012
Nurses at RUH win prestigious national award 23/03/2012
Deaf people 'denied' fair access to health services says RUH doctor 16/03/2012
£1.8 million for new equipment at the Royal United Hospital 06/03/2012
RUH Nurse Specialist wins a place in Olympic Village Run 05/03/2012

February

RUH Consultant urges people to 'Act Fast' 27/02/2012
Gold Standard Dementia Care at the RUH 14/02/2012
'Don't ignore signs of bowel cancer' 03/02/2012
GPs and RUH cardiologist pioneer new way to treat heart failure patients 02/02/2012

January

Praise for RUH's stroke care 31/01/2012
Hospital stars - awards ceremony to honour RUH staff 30/01/2012
National Health Watchdog gives RUH Top Marks 24/01/2012
RUH prompts women to have regular cervical screening test 24/01/2012
Nurses at RUH in the running for prestigious award 24/01/2012
RUH celebrates superbug success 20/01/2012
Visitors urged not to come to RUH if they are themselves ill 17/01/2012
Teenagers make a great impression on B&NES Chairman 17/01/2012
RUH Promotes Greener Travel 09/01/2012

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