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Cyber attack - Milton Keynes University Hospital unaffected

Milton Keynes University Hospital's IT technicians have taken every precaution against the cyber attack affecting some NHS organisations since Friday and as a result, our clinical services are unaffected and continue to run as usual. 
If you have an appointment at the hospital, please attend as you normally would unless you are contacted and told otherwise.
As is always the case, we would urge the public to continue to use the hospital's services wisely and only attend A&E if you are in need of emergency care. 

Meet the Members Event - Tuesday 23 May

We are pleased to invite you to a presentation by Professor Martin Wetherill, Director of University of Buckingham Liaison, about the joint medical school venture with the University of Buckingham and the construction of our new academic centre at our next Meet the Members event on Tuesday 23 May, 2017 from 5.30pm.

This free event will be held in the Education Centre Lecture Theatre at Milton Keynes University Hospital. Refreshments will be served from 5.30pm ready for a prompt start at 6.00pm.

To enable us to arrange refreshments and seating we are asking that you book to secure a place. To book a place or for more information, please call Carol Duffy on 01908 996235 or email Foundation.members@mkuh.nhs.uk

Easter bank holiday pharmacy opening times

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The NHS is reminding people in Milton Keynes where they can access expert medical treatment during the Easter bank holiday weekend (14 – 17 April 2017).

Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses.

 

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Message to staff on Brexit and the triggering of Article 50

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As the Prime Minister formally begins the UK’s departure from the European Union with the triggering of Article 50 today, I felt it was important to acknowledge how this may make some of our colleagues feel and to try to provide reassurance to those who may feel worried about what it might mean and anxious about the future.

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A&E reception refurbishments

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Starting on Monday (March 27) we will be refurbishing our reception area in A&E.

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Next Generation of Doctors

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Sixty medical students begin their clinical training at Milton Keynes University Hospital this week, with the young doctors in the making due to qualify in just over two and a half years. 

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First Big Conversation event success

On Tuesday 28 February, we held our first in a series of events entitled The Big Conversation. The focus of this event was on a number of site developments that are currently ongoing on the Trust site, including the opening of ward 24 and the construction of both our new main entrance and Academic Centre.

The session was well attended and was also the first to be streamed live on the Trust's Facebook account. For all those who were unable to make the event, please find a link to the presentation here.

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New planned surgery ward opens at MKUH

Our brand new 20-bed planned surgery ward was officially unveiled by Chief Executive, Professor Joe Harrison on Friday 24 February.

Ward 24 will be used by patients coming in for planned (elective) surgery. The new ward has been built next to the hospital’s Treatment Centre, with the theatre complex and Ambulatory Care Unit (now named ward 23) close by.

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In response to recent media reports about A&E and maternity services at the hospital

Milton Keynes University Hospital is one of the busiest urgent and emergency care sites in the country and there are certainly no plans to downgrade or merge our A&E or maternity services.

The Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) is publicly available and nowhere does it say these services, nor any other hospital services, are to be closed or moved.

We are working closely with all of the other 15 partner organisations in our region to deliver patients improved health and social care services in BLMK now and in the future, and no decisions about any service will be made without full public involvement and consultation.

 

Public and Staff Governors nominations has now closed

Public and Staff Governors nominations has now closed and we can now introduce you to the candidates.

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