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MKUH ring road temporary closure – extension of works

Due to the bad weather that we have experienced over the last few months, this has unfortunately resulted in an extension to the temporary closure of Milton Keynes University Hospital’s ring road that runs around the north of the site. This closure will be for a further four weeks and will be necessary to ensure that our contractors can safely waterproof and tarmac the new multi-storey car park.

The extension to this closure will not impact on the construction of our new Cancer Centre with advanced building works for this project beginning immediately after the car park opens. The multi-storey is scheduled to be opened in mid-May.

MKUH map Road Closure Feb 2018 web

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Statement regarding usage of vaginal mesh

At Milton Keynes University Hospital we do not use vaginal meshes for primary prolapse surgery due to higher complication rates when compared to non-mesh repairs.

It is not recommended by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the British Society of Urogynaecologists (BSUG) as first line treatment for vaginal prolapse and the evidence behind the potential risk and benefits is still awaited.

Our urogynaecologists use vaginal sub-urethral slings for management of stress incontinence and laparoscopic (keyhole)/abdominal meshes for recurrent prolapse or prolapsed uterus. Alternative treatment options are available for these conditions and women have the right to choose their options.

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Milton Keynes Hospital set to launch new electronic patient record system

A new electronic patient record system that will improve the way Milton Keynes University Hopsital cares for local people is set to go live at the hospital on 14 and 15 April 2018, and it’s called eCARE.

eCARE is more than just a new computer system – it will give the hospital’s doctors and nurses access to improved up-to-date information so that they can deliver safer, more efficient and more timely care.

It means that every time hospital staff record a patient’s health information, it will be stored in the system. That means patients won’t have to keep giving staff the same information over and over again as they move through different parts of the hospital.

eCARE will collate patient details in one easy-to-access place that is secure and confidential. This includes medical history - including laboratory test results, prescriptions, allergies and current prescriptions. Previously, this information may have been stored in many different places and in many different forms that were not easily accessible to clinicians.

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Governors Elections

The close of ballot for the Governors Elections has now taken place and we are now able to bring you the declaration of results.

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MKUH Public Board Meeting - 9 March - Change of venue

Milton Keynes University Hospital’s next public board meeting is due to be held on Friday 9 March 2018 at 10am. This meeting will now take place at our offices in Witan Gate House, Central Milton Keynes. If you are intending to come along, please report to the main reception desk inside the building and a member of staff will meet you. Please ensure that you register with a member of MKUH staff for building security reasons. The address for Witan Gate House is 500-600 Witan Gate. Milton Keynes, MK9 1BA.

Please note parking is available in central Milton Keynes although you are strongly encouraged to arrive early – for a map of the best appropriate parking locations, please click here.

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