Lupus in Pregnancy

Hibbs Lupus Trust Pregnancy 2

Every year, many women diagnosed with lupus become pregnant and go on to have a healthy baby. However, lupus increases the chances of problems.

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Trust Supports Nurse Development

Lupus Nurse - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

The Hibbs Lupus Trust recently funded travel & accommodation expenses for Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist and Cannock Rheumatology Nurse Manager Julie to spend three days with The Royal Free Hospital in London. Julie used the time to expand her knowledge of autoimmune illnesses which she will be able to use in the treatment of patients…

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Introducing Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Rheumatology

The Hibbs Lupus Trust

Julie Painter is a Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist in Rheumatology at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and Nurse Manager for Cannock Rheumatology.   She qualified in 1988 and previously worked at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust for 17 years where she developed her expertise and knowledge in rheumatology, specialising in connective tissue diseases including Lupus.   Julie…

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Lupus & Pregnancy Support Meeting

Lupus Pregnancy - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

Consultant Obstetrician Lucy Morse will be doing a talk on pregnancy and lupus on Thursday 11th April 2019 at 18:30. Bring along family and friends for an informative talk from Lucy then stay for a drink and a chance to meet and talk to other lupus patients. Refreshments will be provided. We look forward to…

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Lupus Support Meeting – Cannock 31st January 2019

Hibbs Lupus Trust by Stuart James Photography

Our next lupus support meeting will be on Thursday 31st January 7pm at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust Cannock Hospital where Dr Tochie Adizie will be talking on ‘What’s new with Lupus’. Dr Tochie Adizie will do a short presentation followed by Q&A’s. Refreshments will be provided. We look forward to seeing you there! Join…

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Rheumatology Day Unit at Cannock Hospital

Cannock Hospital - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

Spending the day having an infusion can be a pretty unpleasant experience, so today, our Founders John and Viki, visited the new Rheumatology Day Unit at Cannock hospital to hand out cupcakes to patients and the wonderful staff on the day unit.

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Jacky Wins Award

Jacky McPeake - The Hibbs Lupus Trust

We are delighted to say Community Rheumatology Sister Jacky McPeak won the Public Star (Cannock) Award at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust staff awards.

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