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Blue lights the sky to ...

Iconic buildings in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are being lit up blue this weekend to mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS. The Shire Hall Gallery in the county town of Stafford will be lit blue from tonight u...

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Final whistle blown at Pirelli ...

  Burton Albion have been thanked for their superb support as the COVID-19 Test Centre has been wound down at the Pirelli Stadium.   NHS leaders have passed on their thanks to the club for providing facilities at the stadium during the pandemic. The stadium has hosted a local satellite COVID testing cent...

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A birthday look back at ...

As the nation prepares to celebrate the 72nd birthday of the NHS, senior nurse Lynn Tolley talks about the transformation of the service.   In episode 12 of our podcast series Lynn remembers her own traumatic experiences as a 16-year-old mum, not knowing if her newborn had survived.   She also talks...

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Remember to stay safe as ...

In response to the continuing fall in coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates, lockdown is being eased even further from July 4 – enabling many of us to enjoy more ‘normal’ activities.   New Government guidelines will allow more businesses to open, two households to meet indoors and overnight stays.  ...

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From pulling pints to fighting ...

    Before lockdown nurse Vicki Rowe was enjoying a career break and living in a Staffordshire pub.   Vicki, a health visitor with NHS Midlands Partnership Trust (MPFT), talks about ...

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Get involved to wish the ...

    The local health and care partnership, Together We’re Better, is asking local people to record their own video to say a ‘happy birthday and thank you’ to the NHS and its staff ...

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