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Simon Lloyd Announced as the new Chairman of Milton Keynes University Hospital

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Lloyd as the new substantive Chairman of the hospital.

Simon has been serving as Acting Chair since the death of Baroness Margaret Wall in January 2017. He was officially appointed as substantive Chairman on Tuesday 14 November following a rigorous recruitment process.

Commenting on his appointment, Simon, who has a background in law and previously worked extensively in the financial services industry, including as the Chief People Officer for Santander UK, said: “It is a privilege to lead the Board of Directors and Council of Governors in developing MKUH as a world-class health facility. I am incredibly proud to have been appointed as Chairman and am confident that, thanks to the commitment and hard work of the thousands of staff in our hospital family, MKUH will continue to grow and improve.”

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MKUH Nurse Crowned Winner of a Nursing Times Award

Christina Riley, a staff nurse from Milton Keynes University Hospital, was recently announced as the deserving winner of the Emergency and Critical Care Award at the Nursing Times Awards 2017.

In a glittering ceremony held at the prestigious Grosvenor House, Park Lane on Thursday 2 November, nurses and organisations from across the profession were honoured across 23 categories in a night of recognition dedicated to celebrating exceptional achievement.

Emergency and Critical Care Milton Keynes University Hospital

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Milton Keynes University Hospital to host world first stress echocardiography interpretation course

Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) is delighted to be supporting the world’s first ever stress echo interpretation course – a course designed to improve diagnostic accuracy of patients presenting with chest pains to avoid possible heart attacks and to help planning surgery. The course will begin from the week commencing Monday 30 October and will be led by the MKUH cardiology consultant team.

The five day course will teach participants about the basics of stress echocardiography and its value in clinical settings as well as familiarising them with the use of stress echos in non-ischaemic heart conditions. The course has been fully endorsed by the European Society of Cardiology and has further been accredited by the British Society of Echocardiography – demonstrating its value of being a pioneering step in the progression of cardiovascular imaging training. 

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Arts for Health celebration of the NHS

You are invited to the Arts for Health celebration of the NHS

Arts for Health and Milton Keynes University Hospital invite you to join them for an event celebrating the NHS and the fantastic work that the staff do. The event is being held on Thursday 9 November in the Eaglestone Restaurant courtyard and all are welcome to attend.

Join us at 5pm to welcome pupils from the Langland Primary School in Netherfield as they parade onto the site with a lantern procession featuring a giant puppet of Florence Nightingale they have been working on with carnival arts company Festive Road. The procession is the recreation of an event organised by the Hospital Action Group in 1976, as part of the campaign to build a hospital for Milton Keynes.

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