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MKUH is Now Smoke-Free

Featured: MKUH is Now Smoke-Free

Milton Keynes University Hospital is now an entirely smoke-free site. As a result, patients, visitors and staff are not be permitted to smoke anywhere on the hospital grounds. This relates to all outdoor areas, including the car parks. The move is in line with the...

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Your local pharmacy can help you quickly with minor illnesses

Your local pharmacy can help you quickly with minor illnesses

A new national campaign – Help Us, Help You – Get it seen – has been launched today (20/1) to remind people that community pharmacists are qualified healthcare professionals who...

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Mindfulness artwork is supporting expectant mothers at MKUH

Mindfulness artwork is supporting expectant mothers at MKUH

Milton Keynes University Hospital is displaying an exhibition of paintings promoting mindfulness to support the health and wellbeing of expectant mothers and those who support them. The exhibition, called Linear...

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When it comes to flu – Catch It. Bin It. Kill It

When it comes to flu – Catch It. Bin It. Kill It

Milton Keynes University Hospital is urging people to ‘Catch it – bin it – kill it’ with flu levels on the rise. During the first week of January, GP consultations with...

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Mobile CT scanning unit outside ED

Mobile CT scanning unit outside ED

A mobile CT scanning unit will be installed outside the Emergency Department on Thursday 16 January for nine weeks to allow for one of the hospital’s current CT scanners to...

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Cancer Patient Experience Survey – Feedback Wanted

Cancer Patient Experience Survey – Feedback Wanted

The National Cancer Patient Experience Survey is asking for your feedback. Feedback from people who have experienced cancer care and treatment is a vital part of improving services. It helps...

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First baby of 2020

First baby of 2020

First baby of the new decade born at MKUH The first baby to be born at Milton Keynes University Hospital in 2020 was a baby boy. Born 1 January 2020...

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Using the most appropriate NHS service

Using the most appropriate NHS service

Milton Keynes University Hospital is advising people to ensure they access the most appropriate NHS services. The NHS gets very busy over the winter months, with an increase in people...

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MKUH Maternity Services receives Unicef award for best practice

MKUH Maternity Services receives Unicef award for best practice

Milton Keynes University Hospital has been awarded the prestigious ‘Baby-Friendly Accreditation Award’ as international recognition from Unicef of our Maternity services. The Baby-Friendly Initiative, set up by Unicef and the...

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Tips on how to steer clear of flu and the ‘winter vomiting bug’

Tips on how to steer clear of flu and the ‘winter vomiting bug’

Milton Keynes University Hospital is advising people to take precautions to avoid illness this winter. Viruses such as flu and the winter vomiting bug tend to be more prevalent during...

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Nurse Naomi raises funds for new artwork to support dementia patients

Nurse Naomi raises funds for new artwork to support dementia patients

Milton Keynes University Hospital has welcomed the installation of a mural funded entirely through fundraising and donations. Last year Naomi Avery, senior sister on Ward 23, ran 2,018km to enhance...

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