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A children's allergy doctor is warning that this summer is likely to see children and young people suffer badly as the hayfever season peaks.
Dr John Chapman, a paediatric consultant who runs the One Stop Paediatric Allergy Clininc at the James Paget University Hopsital, is expecting this summer to be tough for young allergy sufferers.
The vision of a housekeeper at the James Paget University Hospital has led to the successful trial of afternoon tea on the Orthopaedic wards.
Ward 7 Housekeeper Maria Beales wanted to offer the patients on her ward the chance to experience a different environment whilst in hospital, especially those that have been at the James Paget for some time.
Preventing infections is a top priority at the James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and staff are celebrating a year without any MRSA infection.
At the end of March 2013 the Trust's hospitals had not had a single case of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) bacteraemia infection.
The James Paget University Hospital has recruited 40 new registered nurses to bring the hospital’s nursing establishment up to full strength.
In recent years the hospital has used bank or agency staff to fill the gaps from vacancies but having permanent staff as part of the ward team is better for patient care.
The James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a new Medical Director.
Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Mr Nick Oligbo will take up his new position from April 2013 and succeeds Interim Medical Director Mr John Studley who was appointed in May 2012.