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  • Bags of Toiletries Offer Comfort to Patients

    17 Aug 2017

    Members of the Trefoil Guild have generously donated handmade bags filled with toiletries to patients at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL).

  • Revised Car Parking Charges

    11 Aug 2017

    We will be increasing our parking charges for the public from 11th August 2017.

  • Retirements Not Bitter Pill To Swallow

    10 Aug 2017

    A pharmacist at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has swapped her days of dealing with medication for the blank canvas of retired life as she became the owner of an art gallery.

  • Innovative Initiative makes Junior Doctors More Confident Prescribers

    09 Aug 2017

    In a first for the North West region, junior doctors starting their training at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) have taken part an innovative initiative aimed to make them more confident at prescribing medication to patients. The Foundation Year 1 trainees, who began their first training rotation officially on 2 August, volunteered in their own time to take part in the ePIFFany programme, which stands for Effective Prescribing Insight for the Future. The aim of the pioneering approach to training is to improve the skills, knowledge, performance, competence and safety of junior doctors to avoid prescribing errors.

  • Top Marks for Ophthalmology Department Are In Eye of the Beholder

    04 Aug 2017

    Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s Ophthalmology department has performed better in cataract surgery than any other Trust in Greater Manchester. For the first time, the department’s excellent outcomes were added to the National Ophthalmology Database (NOD). It was established in 2010 by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) to provide a powerful quality improvement tool to help draw the attention of Trusts to possible elements of cataract care which may require development and to benchmark standards of care.

  • Showing Pride in Wigan

    28 Jul 2017

    ON the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality, Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) is proud to be sponsoring and taking part in the second Wigan Pride on Saturday 12 August 2017. The Trust also showed its support for the borough’s LGBTQ+ community by raising the rainbow flag and cutting a celebration cake outside the main entrance to Wigan Infirmary.

  • Healthcare Assistant is Holiday Hero

    20 Jul 2017

    A HEALTHCARE assistant at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) put his lifesaving training to good use after saving a drowning man while on holiday. David Quinn, 33, is now urging the people of Wigan borough to learn basic First Aid skills as one day they could make the difference between life and death. David was on holiday in the Egyptian resort of Hurghada last month (June) when he heard a woman scream, and spotted a man in difficulty in the water.

  • Businessman Boxes Clever with Donation

    18 Jul 2017

    A GENEROUS businessman has brought a breath of fresh air to patients at Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust’s (WWL) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)/Asthma support group. Shane Sutton, who owns Team Goliath Boxing Gym, on Billinge Road, Pemberton, wanted to support the group because his grandfather William Gaskell, 84, suffers with respiratory problems and his mother Sharon is WWL’s COPD Assistant Practitioner.

  • Mum Tells of Happy Home Birth Experience

    18 Jul 2017

    A Leigh mum has told of her “amazing” home birth experience following two traumatic previous pregnancies. Kate Roach has praised community midwives from Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) and is working with them to help promote the benefits of homebirths.

  • Council of Governors Election 2017

    07 Jul 2017

    Council of Governors Election 2017

  • Wigan Nurse’s Royal Appointment

    04 Jul 2017

    Wigan Nurse meets the Royal Family at Manchester Town Hall

  • Hotel Services Manager Retires After Almost 27 Years

    28 Jun 2017

    THE man who feeds Wiganers from cradle to grave is hanging up his chef’s whites on 30 June as he retires from Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust. Paul Riley, 58, joined the Trust in 1991 and has worked his way up from catering supervisor to become Hotel Services Manager.

  • Audiology Service Is All Ears

    23 Jun 2017

    Audiology Service Is All Ears

  • Revised Car Parking Charges for the Public

    02 Jun 2017

    Revised Car Parking Charges for the Public

  • Manchester Arena Attack – public information

    24 May 2017

    Manchester Arena Attack – public information

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