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  • WWL Midwives celebrate International Day of the Midwife

    04 May 2018

    Community midwife, Barbara, and her colleague, midwife, Ann Fairclough, who both work from Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL), recently discovered that Barbara had delivered Ann while she was working at Billinge hospital in 1977 after Ann saw their names together on the 1977 register.

  • WWL uncover family stories for NHS70

    02 May 2018

    To celebrate the NHS turning 70 on July 5th, WWL has sought out the WWL Family stories hidden across our three sites to celebrate our staff, and their family connections.

  • Baby-friendly is best for WWL

    01 May 2018

    WWL is the first NHS Trust in the North West to win international recognition from Unicef (United Nations Children’s Fund) after being awarded a prestigious Baby Friendly Award.

  • Babies share their birthday with royal tot

    23 Apr 2018

    As the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcome their new addition, families at the Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan, were also adding to their brood.

  • Community Midwives Hold Home birthing Event

    20 Apr 2018

    Nationally, the percentage of women who give birth at home is just two per cent, but community midwives at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust are encouraging those who are expecting their latest bundle of joy to think about home birthing.

  • Hydration helpers hit hospital sites

    19 Apr 2018

    Due to the increasingly warm weather, members of the Staff Engagement team took reusable water bottles out to staff across WWL sites to ensure they were encouraged to hydrate regularly throughout their shifts.

  • Maternity Voices Partnership Launch

    18 Apr 2018

    Would you like the opportunity to share your experiences and discuss local Maternity Services? Join us at our launch event!

  • School Girl to Shave Hair for Three Wishes

    05 Apr 2018

    A local Wigan school girl is aiming to raise an incredible £2000 for Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s Three Wishes Charity, by taking part in a head shave this weekend.

  • WWL’s IT team celebrate Women in Technology for International Women’s Day

    08 Mar 2018

    On International Women’s Day, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s IT Services Department is celebrating Women in Technology.

  • WWL surgeon honoured for life-saving overseas work

    01 Mar 2018

    A Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at Wrightington Hospital is to be honoured with a prestigious Rotary award for his volunteering and mentoring work overseas.

  • Discharge Always Events Launch

    16 Feb 2018

    At Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust we are committed to the safe and effective discharge of all our patients. To ensure this is always the case, ten new ‘Discharge Always Events’ have been added to our current list of ‘Always Events’.

  • Extra car parking to be installed at Wigan hospital site

    09 Feb 2018

    PATIENTS and visitors to Wigan’s Royal Albert Edward Infirmary are set to benefit from 92 extra car parking spaces this Spring.

  • WWL staff to ‘Wear It Red’ this Valentine’s for Three Wishes

    09 Feb 2018

    Staff, patients and visitors across all of Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s sites are being invited to ‘Wear It Red’ this Valentine’s Day to raise money for the Trust’s Three Wishes Charity.

  • Trust awarded over £1,000 following fraud case

    16 Jan 2018

    The trust was awarded over £1,000 in damages following a successful fraud case.

  • Glenys celebrates 50 years of hip replacement

    18 Dec 2017

    WRIGHTINGTON Hospital this week celebrated its longest follow-up of Professor Sir John Charnley’s pioneering hip replacement.

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