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Media Release 2013


RNHRD Award winning Breast Radiation Injury Rehabilitation Service

RNHRD supporting Arthritis UK Week

RNHRD Patient-Led Assessment of the Environment Results
RNHRD clinician recieves funding for CFS/ME research
Raising awareness of Fibromyalgia

RNHRD Chair completes three year term, new chair appointed

RNHRD delivering services to address the long term consquences of cancer
Clinical research on the rise at the RHNRD

Meet the experts, Ankylosing Spondylitis Event in Dorset for patients and GPs

RNHRD celebrating International Clinical Trials Day May 20th 
RNHRD continues to provide specialist services for local and national patients

RNHRD performing better than most trusts in 2012 CQC Inpatient Survey
RNHRD receive 'Eat Out Eat Well' award
Letter to the Editor of the Bath Chronicle - RNHRD planning for the future

Media Release 2012

IPhone app that helps people manage chronic condition wins innovation award

RNHRD launches new services for those living with and beyond cancer

RNHRD consultant wins two awards for innovative online patient assessment tool
Big Bath Stretch for World Arthritis Day at the RNHRD
RNHRD supports Lupus Awareness Month
CQC inspectors praise quality at the RNHRD

RNHRD Annual Members Day and AGM

Positive patient experience at the heart of the Min

RNHRD agree in principle to join with RUH
New 'late effects' service led by RNHRD to provide rehabilitation for people with radiation induced injuries 

Bath Half Marathon 2012 Funds Raised
RNHRD Staff Awards 2012

RNHRD secures funding from Macmillan to provide a new fatigue management service for cancer survivors
RNHRD clinicians to present at the 9th World Congress in Brain Injury 
Bath Rugby players visit the Min to support Dr Lee's kayak challenge
iphone app launched to help people with chronic condition
Bath Half Marathon 2012 80 runners run for the min
Sunflower Competition raising funds for the RNHRD
French Canal Walk Canal du Midi

New state of the art bone density scanner at the 'Min'
RNHRD to host events as part of the Independent Bath Literary Festival 2012
Latest National Outpatient Survey results show RNHRD leads the way in treating outpatients with dignity and respect
Researchers and clinicians from the RNHRD invited to parliamentary reception for the Raynaud's and Scleroderma Association
RNHRD consultant to paddle 100 marathons in 100 days for Rhuematoid Charity - paddling around the UK

RNHRD leads national research into the impact of psoriatic arthritis
RNHRD reports no breaches in mixed sex accommodation
RNHRD praised for ability to meet the needs of patients with dementia
HRH Duchess of Cornwall delighted to continue as patron of the RNHRD

Media Releases 2011

Master Class on behavioural problems after brain injury to hear from 'Min' psychologist                         
Min wins food hygiene award with merit for fifth time in a row

Hospital unveils new laboratory and assessment room for patients with complex regional pain syndrome  
Hospital announces appointment of new medical director
Min marks Lupus Awareness Month


Hospital volunteers begin new 'meet and greet' role
Hospital maintains consistent high ratings for patient environment
Young people in 'coast to coast' fundraising walk present money raised to hospital
Hospital emphasises vigilance as it marks national Patient Safety Week

Hospital to receive fine art print
National Osteoporosis Society celebrate 25th birthday at RNHRD 

Min recruits new volunteers
Chronic pain in elderly is focus of new study
Newly refurbished young persons' assessment room gets vote of approval 
Hospital thanks Norton Radstock College students for Spring Fair donation

Min scores highly in survey of inpatients 
Hospital thanks local charity for 'state of the art' beds

Bath Uni half marathon runners raise £2,000 for Min.

Hospital governors attend Mayor's reception

Local company refurbishes children's assessment room at RNHRD
Osteoporosis patients benefit from new state of the art technology
Be a governor of our hospital

Media Releases 2010

New chairman for the Min

Patient organises charity concert to say thanks to the team that helped get her back on her feet 

The Min is awarded its fifth food hygiene award
Specialist service celebrates five years of helping people with CFS/ME
London marathon runner raises over £1,000 for specialist hospital

Min rated in top 20% of trusts in the country in national inpatient survey

£164,000 awarded for new research into the treatment of a chronic childhood condition

Care Quality Commission finds the RNHRD amongst the top trusts in the country for treating people with dignity and respect
New expert to lead the Min's specialist ankylosing spondylitis service
Neuro rehabilitation patients interview Bath Rugby players


Media releases 2009

2008/09 performance ratings for the Min by the Care Quality Commission

Neuro rehabilitation unit at the Min features on Radio 4’s Case Notes - Dr Mark Porter, presenter of BBC Radio 4's Case Notes, came to the neuro rehabilitation unit at the Min to record a programme about neuro rehabilitation following a brain injury. He met members of our specialist multidisciplinary team and talked to patients about their journey through their rehabilitation programme. You can listen again to the Case Notes programme on the Radio 4 website - please click here

Research into childhood arthritis awarded grant of £60,000

Min and the RUH begin discussing possible merger

Care Quality Commission finds high level of patient satisfaction at the Min

New interim chief executive for the Min

National survey finds high level of job satisfaction at the Min

Min rated 'excellent' for quality of services by the Healthcare Commission

Osteoporosis awareness on Mother's Day

£730,000 research grant for chronic fatigue syndrome in children