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Rick Stein’s Marlborough restaurant was host to a coffee morning recently, raising over £600 for Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s charity, Brighter Futures.

The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has won the ‘Golden Hip Award’ in recognition of significant and sustained improvements in hip fracture care, after taking part in the scaling up hip quality improvement project.

Following the launch of the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s new Ambulatory Care and Triage (ACAT) Unit in December, the unit has now rolled out training to all its Advanced Nurse Practitioners so they can competently perform ascitic drains, a procedure where a small tube is inserted through a patient’s abdominal wall to remove any build-up of fluid.