All Dudley patients over the age of 65 will now receive a telephone call after they are discharged from hospital to see if they need extra help and support at home.
Two services offered by The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust have been shortlisted in a national award for demonstrating outstanding practice as well as cutting-edge innovations.
Patients across the Black Country and Wolverhampton are receiving fast-track emergency kidney operations over weekends and bank holidays thanks to specialists in four larger hospitals working a joint rota system.
The finalists in this year's Committed to Excellence staff awards have now been announced - check out the shortlist now! The awards recognise and celebrate individuals and teams who have made an outstanding contribution to their ward or department, and who have helped to make a real difference to patient care or the patient experience.
Trust Chairman Jenni Ord said, “I am delighted to announce we have appointed Diane Wake as the new Chief Executive of the Trust. Diane will continue as CEO at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust for the next three months and join Dudley in April 2017.
Finds out about the services we offer both in our hospitals and out in community here at The Dudley Group.