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Annual survey gives pre-COVID picture ...

  The annual GP patient survey has been published, giving a picture of patient satisfaction with pre-pandemic local primary care services.   The survey covers the 12 months up until the end of March 2020 – ...

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Do you have experience of ...

Healthwatch Stoke-on-Trent and Healthwatch Staffordshire, the local independent champions for health and social care have worked with Together We’re Better including Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Staffordshire County Council on a collaborative piece of work to devise a coronavirus ...

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Talking about all things cancer ...

Dr Murray Campbell, a GP and Macmillan Cancer facilitator talks about the Big C in episode 13 of our podcast series. He talks about the importance of screening, early diagnosis and living well with cancer. He also reflects on his suc...

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Blue lights the sky to ...

Iconic buildings in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being lit up blue this weekend to mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS. The Shire Hall Gallery in the county town of Stafford will be lit blue from tonight u...

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Final whistle blown at Pirelli ...

  Burton Albion have been thanked for their superb support as the COVID-19 Test Centre has been wound down at the Pirelli Stadium.   NHS leaders have passed on their thanks to the club for providing facilities at the stadium during the pandemic. The stadium has hosted a local satellite COVID testing cent...

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A birthday look back at ...

As the nation prepares to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS, senior nurse Lynn Tolley talks about the transformation of the service.   In episode 12 of our podcast series Lynn remembers her own traumatic experiences as a 16-year-old mum, not knowing if her newborn had survived.   She also talks...

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