Latest George Eliot Hospital Stories

2008-09-17 06:00:36

MEN throughout Nuneaton and Bedworth are being offered the chance to be screened for a cancer which claims 10,000 lives a year in Britain. Staff at Nuneaton's George Eliot Hospital will be giving up their free time to hold a prostate cancer awareness day on Saturday, October 18. After lung cancer, prostate cancer is the second biggest killer among men in the UK. The Nuneaton screening event is being financed as a result of a sponsored mountain climb in the French Alps this summer by...

2008-09-06 03:00:24

FREE health advice is being offered to people who attend the annual meeting of George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton. The meeting will offer attendees free health advice - along with a slice of cake to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the NHS. It will take place on September 25 in the hospital's training and education centre. The doors will open at 5pm where members of the public can access free health advice from qualified staff as well as blood pressure, diabetes and cholesterol checks....

2008-09-04 03:00:25

THREE women were taken to hospital following a fivevehicle crash on the M6 in Warwickshire. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the northbound carriageway between junctions 3 and 4 near Fillongley shortly after 6pm on Tuesday. Three ambulances and a rapid response vehicle attended the scene. A spokesman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "Three women were taken to hospital. One was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar as a precaution and was...

2008-08-22 12:00:52

MORE patients at George Eliot Hospital in Nuneaton are being treated quicker than ever as the hospital exceeds the 18-week national target to improve waiting times. From March this year, the government required 85 per cent of admitted patients and 90 per cent of non-admitted patients to be treated within 18 weeks of referral by their GP. The George Eliot Hospital set its own, tougher target to ensure local patients are being treated as quickly as possible and exceeded the March target...

2008-06-27 06:02:59

A FOUR-year programme installing new electronic patient records at two hospitals in Coventry and Warwickshire may cost more than pounds 2.2million. Lorenzo Electronic Care Record is scheduled to be implemented between 2008 and 2012 at University Hospital, Coventry and Rugby's Hospital of St Cross. Six 'early adopter trusts' across the North, the Midlands and Eastern region will each test an element of the system before it isreleased to the rest of the region as a complete package. Mr...

Word of the Day
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).