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News and Media Releases 2023/24

2024

April

Royal United Hospitals celebrates £21.6m grant for energy efficiency projects 23/04/2024
New Dyson Cancer Centre at the RUH welcomes first patients 22/04/2024
RUH opens £1million refurbished cath lab for cardiology patients 18/04/2024
New resources help RUH staff to support autistic people 02/04/2024

March

Maternity services at Bath's Royal United Hospital retain outstanding rating from the CQC 27/03/2024
RUH showcases its range of career opportunities 26/03/2024
Get Easter prescriptions in early to avoid last-minute rush for vital medication 18/03/2024
Dyson Cancer Centre to welcome patients in April 2024 15/03/2024
RNHRD recognised as a Centre of Excellence for treating Paget's disease 14/03/2024
Green light given to increase NHS patient capacity at Sulis Hospital, Bath 13/03/2024
RUH supports new generation of healthcare science staff 11/03/2024
RUH in the top 20 best NHS hospitals to work for in the country 07/03/2024

February

No laughing matter, RUH has dramatically dropped its carbon footprint by switching nitrous oxide delivery 27/02/2024
Services disrupted but care still available during latest junior doctor strikes 21/02/2024
Trailblazing health centre cared for over 230 people each day during first year 20/02/2024
RUH doctor awarded the Innovation Gold Medal by the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine 19/02/2024
RUH on target to deliver Sustainable Travel Plan 14/02/2024
RUH maternity care gets the thumbs up from families 12/02/2024
Response to BBC Points West regarding former employee – January 2024 09/02/2024
Response to BBC Points West regarding former employee – December 2023 09/02/2024

January

RUH launches new screening test to identify heart problems in babies 29/12/2023
RUH showcases its vital research work 18/12/2023
Put your hands together for the RUH's surgical team 10/12/2023
Further disruption as busy festive period gives way to longest strike to date 02/01/2024

2023

December

Continued public support needed as demand for local services remains high 27/12/2023
Help to relieve pressure on busy NHS services this Christmas and New Year 19/12/2023
Christmas and New Year strikes set to cause huge disruption for local NHS 13/12/2023
Countdown is on to get prescriptions ordered and collected before Christmas 08/12/2023
Flower power adds Christmas cheer for youngsters at the RUH 04/12/2023
RUH performs the first HIFU non-invasive prostate cancer treatment in the South West 04/12/2023

November

Royal reception for RUH staff 23/11/2023
Mum thanks RUH's neonatal team for its incredible care 15/11/2023
RUH appeals for support with diabetes research study 14/11/2023
Dyson Cancer Centre to open in Spring 2024 at the RUH 07/11/2023
Digital appointment letters launched at the RUH 06/11/2023
RUH opens expanded Day Surgery Unit 06/11/2023
RUH supports baby remembrance event 02/11/2023

October

RUH leads the way on new stroke research study 31/10/2023
RUH submits plans to further improve surgery capacity at Sulis Hospital Bath 23/10/2023
Volunteers needed for study to look at whether shingles and COVID-19 or flu vaccines can be given at same time 16/10/2023
Local Black history celebrated in new exhibition at RUH 10/10/2023
Banging the drum for music as therapy 09/10/2023
New mural reassures young RUH surgery patients 02/10/2023

September

Appeal for public support as consultants, junior doctors and radiographers take part in further industrial action 28/09/2023
Award success for RUH researchers 28/09/2023
Boy, 7, thanks RUH team for cancer care 26/09/2023
Doctors urge action on heart disease 26/09/2023
Organ Donation Week 19/09/2023
Local NHS preparing for unprecedented disruption during upcoming industrial action 15/09/2023
New RUH public governors elected 15/09/2023
Mum thanks RUH for 'life-changing' hip replacement surgery 09/09/2023
Careers tasters at the RUH hit the gold standard 04/09/2023

August

Local NHS seeks views of patients and families on process of leaving hospital 23/08/2023
Consultant strike disruption to add to bank holiday pressures for local NHS 21/08/2023
Voting now open in RUH public governors election 21/08/2023
RUH to hold its AGM for 2023 15/08/2023

July

Three specialities at RUH Bath now offering robotic surgery 26/07/2023
RUH consultants warn of dangers of swimming while wearing contact lenses 24/07/2023
Patients warned of further disruption during upcoming strike by consultants 19/07/2023
Ensuring vulnerable patients get the care and support they need 17/07/2023
Back-to-back strikes to cause significant disruption to local NHS services 11/07/2023
Additional support for visually impaired hospital patients 05/07/2023
RUH photographs chosen for prestigious 75th birthday exhibition 03/07/2023

June

Could you be an RUH governor? 30/06/2023
Investment in robotic surgery across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire 28/06/2023
New support for armed forces community at RUH 23/06/2023
RUH film celebrates Windrush generation 22/06/2023
Digital appointment reminders launched at the RUH 19/06/2023
"We'll be busy, but open", says local NHS ahead of latest industrial action 13/06/2023
Bath breast cancer support worker wins national award 12/06/2023
Last chance for unvaccinated people to get protected against Covid-19 08/06/2023
RUH staff get on their bikes to see patients 06/06/2023
External analytics tool 02/06/2023
RUH appeals for stroke patients to support key research study 01/06/2023

May

Join our virtual event in June to hear the latest updates on the Dyson Cancer Centre at the RUH 30/05/2023
Final May bank holiday brings renewed call for public to support local NHS 24/05/2023
Safe landing for Hamish Mackie ‘Swifts’ sculpture at the Dyson Cancer Centre 19/05/2023
Hospital staff celebrated with prestigious awards 18/05/2023

April

RUH appeals for volunteers for vital new vaccine trials 27/04/2023
RUH teams recognised for innovative patient improvements 26/04/2023
Fresh strikes and additional bank holidays signal another busy period for NHS 25/04/2023
RUH activities help patients on the road to recovery 24/04/2023
RUH researchers appeal for more volunteers for Parkinson's trials 11/04/2023
Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care System appoint Elective Transformation Director 06/04/2023
Local NHS needs public support ahead of unprecedented Easter weekend 04/04/2023
Births begin again at Chippenham Birthing Centre 04/04/2023

March

RUH calls for more breastfeeding peer support volunteers 27/03/2023
Rise in local norovirus cases prompts health experts to call for public support 15/03/2023
Young people check out the careers on offer at the RUH 10/03/2023
RUH Cardiology team receives prestigious accreditation 09/03/2023
RUH awarded £830,000 for artificial intelligence research trial 03/03/2023

February

Mum thanks RUH for diagnosing young son's rare genetic disorder 28/02/2023
New health centre marks major milestone for Devizes and surrounding area 22/02/2023
Chief Executive's Blog – Why kindness matters 17/02/2023
Nominations open for new RUH public governor 13/02/2023
Chief Executive's Blog – Race Equality Week 06/02/2023
Chief Executive's Blog – Time to Talk Day 02/02/2023

January

Dyson Cancer Centre on track to open at the RUH Bath in late 2023 26/01/2023
Women urged to take up offer of 'lifesaving' cervical screening test 23/01/2023
RUH maternity care praised by parents 18/01/2023
New Radiotherapy Late Effects service launched at the RUH 17/01/2023
Chief Executive's Blog – International Thank You Day 11/01/2023
New virtual tour of RUH's Dyson Centre for Neonatal Care 03/01/2023

Media release archive: 2012 - 2022