Archive: Awareness

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Milton Keynes University Hospital To Mark World AIDS Day

Taking place on Thursday 1st December, World AIDS Day brings together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of...

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World Antimicrobial Awareness Week at MKUH

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites change over time and no longer respond to medicines, making infections harder to treat and increasing the risk of...

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Oxford University Hospital hosts World Diabetes Day webinar

The public are invited to a webinar to ask questions of leading specialists about the latest research into diabetes. General Practitioner Dr Elizabeth Morris and Consultant in diabetes at...

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World Patient Safety Day 2022

Every person around the world will, at some point in their life, take medications to prevent or treat illness. However, medications sometimes cause serious harm if incorrectly stored, prescribed,...

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Organ Donation Week 2022

Councils, businesses, hospitals and community groups around the country are turning their buildings pink this week, which is the colour of the country’s ‘Yes I Donate’ organ donation campaign, to inspire people to tell their families that they want...

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Prosthetists and Orthotists day 2021

Today, Wednesday 8 September, we celebrated National Prosthetics and Orthotics Day. We wanted to take this opportunity to say a huge thank you to our incredible team at MKUH...

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Orthotics – and the impact they have had on my life

A patient story – Anne O’Brien Arthritic for much of my life with osteoporosis and stenosis of the spine, my mobility has decreased in recent years despite daily physiotherapy...

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