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3 January 2023

News

NHS trials helper robot to deliver medicines around hospitals

Milton Keynes University Hospital is delighted to be working with Academy of Robotics, a small British artificial intelligence company, to create and trial a delivery robot or “Helper Bot” to help…

NHS trials helper…

15 December 2022

Case Study News

AI-powered software transforming stroke care in Milton Keynes

Software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming care for stroke patients at Milton Keynes Hospital. The new software is helping to quickly diagnose and treat patients. The software analyses CT…

AI-powered software transforming…

9 December 2022

Case Study News

AI-powered software transforming stroke care in Milton Keynes.

Software powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming care for stroke patients at Milton Keynes Hospital. The new software is helping to quickly diagnose and treat patients. The software analyses CT…

AI-powered software transforming…

1 December 2022

News

Milton Keynes COVID-19 vaccination centre to close

As the delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations changes to resemble more closely the delivery of other vaccinations, such as for flu, the vaccination centre at Midsummer Place in Milton Keynes will close…

Milton Keynes COVID-19…

28 October 2022

Case Study News

Volunteers on hand at local hospital to offer support and advice

“B” was a young woman who recently attended the emergency department at Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) suffering with mental health issues. Following a discussion, the volunteers discovered that “B” was…

Volunteers on hand…

21 October 2022

News

Free journeys in vaxi cabs to drive up vaccination rates in Milton Keynes

People living or working in Milton Keynes who are now eligible for a COVID-19 autumn booster but don’t have access to transport, have been reminded that they can take advantage of…

Free journeys in…

30 September 2022

Case Study

Nassreen’s journey to preventing diabetes in Milton Keynes.

When Nassreen from Milton Keynes was diagnosed as pre-diabetic it came as a shock to her and her family. She had not realised that her diet and lifestyle was impacting her…

Nassreen’s journey to…

7 September 2022

News

Summer of Play served up more than 26,000 FREE meals and activity sessions to MK…

Cllr Jane Carr, Cabinet Member for Inequalities, with children enjoying a free football session at Portfields Primary School. Milton Keynes City Council funded more than 106,000 hours of free activity sessions for…

Summer of Play…

6 September 2022

News

MKUH Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care

MKUH is delighted to announce that Yvonne Christley has joined Milton Keynes University Hospital trust as their new Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care from September 2022. Yvonne, who was…

MKUH Appoints New…

1 September 2022

News

MKUH launches NHS login integration with MyCARE patient app

Milton Keynes University Hospital is now offering patients the simplicity and reassurance of using their single, secure NHS login to access their MyCARE patient portal. The MyCARE digital patient portal is…

MKUH launches NHS…

8 August 2022

News

Council provides funding for businesses to tackle climate change

MK Council is providing support to businesses to help them achieve their climate action goals through its £100,000 project. The Council is working with Ngage on its Prism project which will…

Council provides funding…

8 August 2022

News

Milton Keynes Blue Light Hub opens its doors to the public

The Blue Light Hub in West Ashland, Milton Keynes, will throw open its doors to the public for the first time on Saturday (13 August) with its inaugural Open Day. The…

Milton Keynes Blue…

4 August 2022

News

Ambulance service set to become first to introduce ‘dementia button’ on patient records

Paramedics at South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SCAS) are set to become the first to be able to alert other healthcare providers to a patient’s suspected or confirmed dementia…

Ambulance service set…

3 August 2022

News

Council bids for multi-million pound infrastructure funding

MK Council has submitted bids for government funding which could see a brand new space for MK:U students in the city centre, and transport improvements. The multi-million pound bids have been…

Council bids for…

29 July 2022

News

MKUH Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to announce that Yvonne Christley will join Milton Keynes University Hospital as our new Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Care from…

MKUH Appoints New…

27 July 2022

News

New COVID Vaccination Sessions Just for Children in Milton Keynes

Parents of school-age children can get the summer holidays off to a great start by making sure their families get the COVID jab at one of the new dedicated vaccination clinics…

New COVID Vaccination…

19 July 2022

News

Award winning volunteer team seeks new recruits

Our award winning hospital navigator scheme are looking for volunteers. The hospital navigator scheme, set up in collaboration with Thames Valley Police, provides the intervention needed to help young people move…

Award winning volunteer…

14 July 2022

News

MK Council to expand provision for young people with special educational needs and disabilities

Following consultation with families, schools and professionals, Milton Keynes Council has developed plans to expand the number of local school places and support available for young people with special educational needs…

MK Council to…

13 July 2022

News

Kind-hearted colleagues raise money for Milton Keynes Foodbank

As part of a day of celebration to mark the 10th anniversary of local Clinical Commissioning Groups in Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes, NHS staff used the occasion to support others…

Kind-hearted colleagues raise…

16 June 2022

News

New Vaccination Centre in Milton Keynes

COVID-19 vaccinations were given a “boost” this week as the NHS confirmed the opening of its latest vaccination centre in Milton Keynes.  The new vaccination site will open at Midsummer Place…

New Vaccination Centre…

8 June 2022

Blog

Climate change, health inequalities and a greener NHS

On the day that Milton Keynes could finally call itself ‘officially’ a city, Deputy CEO Tracy Keech and I attended a Climate Change and Health Inequalities conference at the Hotel La…

Climate change, health…

14 April 2022

Blog

5 things we learned from setting up a Health and Wellbeing Alliance in Milton Keynes

by Sonal Mehta- Partnership Lead for Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes ICS, Clare Walton – Chief Executive Officer at Community Action:MK and Peta Wilkinson – Chief Executive of Willen Hospice We…

5 things we…

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