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Latest News

Here are the latest news releases from the Trust.  If you have any queries concerning the content of these articles then please contact the Communications department via email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 01623 672294.

19 July, 2018

Board of Directors meeting - 26 July

18 July, 2018

Children's Ward gets revamped parents' suite thanks to a boost from hospital volunteers

13 July, 2018

Staff rate Sherwood Forest Hospitals as second best  Trust in the East Midlands to work and receive treatment

 13 July, 2018

Students design creative posters to encourage people to sign up to the organ donation register

6 July, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals helps patients stay connected by launching free WifFi

4 July, 2018

Tales from when the NHS began

4 July, 2018

A radiographer's journey - from 1930 to present day

28 June, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals to celebrate NHS70 in style

26 June, 2018

84% of inpatients had a good experience at Sherwood Forest Hospitals, new national survey finds

25 June, 2018

Staff at Sherwood Forest Hospitals learn Makaton and open up a world of communication for little patients

22 June, 2018

Board of Directors meeting - 28 June

15 June, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' stroke service remains the top Trust in the region for stroke care

13 June, 2018

Could you walk 30 miles to help hospital achieve £550,000 appeal target?

8 June, 2018

Nurse who supports patient with cancer wins top award at Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Chief Nurse Awards

5 June, 2018

Praise indeed from longstanding Newark patient as NHS celebrates its 70th year

30 May, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Chief Nurse Awards shortlist announced

30 May, 2018

New app at King's Mill Hospital brings patients closer to their babies

9 May, 2018

Dad who lost both wife and daughter leaves special donation in their memory

3 May, 2018

SFH to celebrate International Midwives Day

April 30, 2018

Nine out of ten staff recommend Sherwood Forest Hospitals

April 30, 2018

Newark Hospital infection free for a whole year

April 19, 2018

Staff celebrate more than 1,700 years of service at Sherwood Forest Hospitals

April 18, 2018

Board of Directors meeting - 26 April

April 17, 2018

Board Member Ray Dawson sadly passes away

April 13, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals launches Nursing Strategy

April 12, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals launches Chief Nurse Awards 2018

April 04, 2018

Innovative projects helping to improve patient safety at Sherwood Forest Hospitals are shortlisted for national award

March 26, 2018

Hundreds of scooters deliver Easter eggs to poorly children at King's Mill Hospital

March 22, 2018

New Children's Assessment Unit reduces unnecessary admissions

March 20, 2018

Board of Directors meeting - 29 March 2018

March 20, 2018

New service at Newark Hospital helps Lincolnshire patients

March 19, 2018

Local women recommend King's Mill Hospital for breast screening

March 6, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals leading the way in staff satisfaction

March 5. 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals in the running for national awards

February 19, 2018

Newark Hospital Hero nominated for national award

February 14, 2018

Staff at Sherwood Forest Hospitals spread the love by giving each other flowers

February 13, 2018

Trust commits to healthy food options for staff, patients and visitors

February 12, 2018

Study shows King's Mill Hospital is one of best in the country for emergency bowel surgery

February 12, 2018

Board of Directors meeting - 22 February 2018

February 6, 2018

Trust tops national table when it comes to research recruitment

February 6, 2018

Local mums-to-be can expect some of the best maternity care in the country at King's Mill Hospital

January 31, 2018

Newark Hospital staff shine bright in star awards

January 24, 2018

New Surgeon joins Newark Hospital

January 19, 2018

Board of Directors meeting - 25 January

January 16, 2018

Radiographer at King's Mill Hospital publishes book to help children learn to swim

January 11, 2018

Sherwood Forest Hospitals steps up smoke free site patrols with Ashfield District Council

January 9, 2018

Staff star nationally recognised as hero as winter hits

January 8, 2018

Trust invests in future of Newark Hospital

December 21, 2017

Staying well this winter - who to contact

December 20, 2017

Baby George celebrates this Christmas at home after spending his first in intensive care

December 20, 2017

Patients, visitors and staff advised to allow for overnight and weekend journeys to King's Mill Hospital

December 14, 2017

New services at Newark Hospital thanks to kind donations

December 13, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' stroke service one of the best in the country for stroke care

December 8, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Commits to a Safe Winter

December 5, 2017

Christmas Caroling at King's Mill Hospital

December 4, 2017

King's Mill Hospital nurses invite public to stoma care open day

November 30, 2017

Sexual Health Service urges more people to take advantage of HIV testing

November 27, 2017

Board of Directors meeting - 30 November

November 24, 2017

Local hospitals and care homes ask the public to help stop the spread of Norovirus

November 14, 2017

Nurse chosen by patient to win hospital award

October 25, 2017

Staff Excellence Awards shortlist announced

October 20, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals supports patients and staff throughout Stoptober

October 17, 2017

Board of Directors meeting 26 October 2017

October 17, 2017

Hospital volunteers commended for long service

October 13, 2017

Hospital Volunteers kick-start new dementia care appeal at King's Mill

October 13, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' ultrasound team named team of the year

October 11, 2017

Hospital shines light to break silence on baby loss

October 10, 2017

A chance to see Newark Hospital's newest equipment and services

October 6, 2017

Mansfield and Sutton League of Friends raise £33k for new equipment

October 3, 2017

New isolation pod provides innovative way to control infection

September 26, 2017

Last chance to nominate your Sherwood Forest Hospitals hero

September 26, 2017

Local resident with more than 20 years NHS experience appointed as new Chief Operating Officer

September 26, 2017

Board of directors meeting - 28 September

September 21, 2017

A ring of the bell chimes hope for cancer patients

September 19, 2017

Time is running out to nominate your Sherwood Forest Hospitals hero

September 18, 2017

Attention knitters: could you knit hats for newborn babies

September 14, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals organ donation campaign hailed huge success

September 12, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals to tour schools and colleges to raise awareness of safe sex

September 12, 2017

Design a poster to inspire more to join organ donation register

September 11, 2017

Former Sherwood Forest Hospitals Chief Executive is shortlisted for national award

September 7, 2017

Heart transplant patient Bronwyn Jones - struck down by everyday virus

September 6, 2017

Double lung transplant patient Debra Barlow won't let her second chance slip by

August 30, 2017

Joint statement re Chatsworth Ward

August 29, 2017

Organ donation giving people a second chance

August 24, 2017

Delight as patients' pet therapy dog at Newark Hospital

August 22, 2017

Chief Nurse Awards Winners Announced!

August 22, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals thanks charity for raising £100,000 for families on Neonatal Unit

August 18, 2017

A clean sweep for Sherwood Forest Hospitals in latest patient assessments

August 15, 2017

Sepsis patient thanks the team who saved his life

14 August, 2017

Voting for Trust's Governors set to begin

11 August, 2017

Triathlete dietitian prepares for world championships after life-changing surgery

July 25, 2017

Patient defies the odds whilst raising funds and awareness

July 20, 2017

Trust to hold elections for public Governors

July 18, 2017

Dementia Care Appeal receives a boost

July 18, 2017

Piano to strike a chord for patients, staff and visitors

July 18, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' stroke service best in region for stroke care

July 13, 2017

Patient now has services on her doorstep thanks to new treatments at Newark

July 3, 2017

Cladding and fire safety checks

June 21, 2017

Voting opens for Sherwood Forest Hosptials' Chief Nurse AwardsChief Nurse Awards

June 20, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hosptials Charity funds new cardio facilities

June 19, 2017

Board of Directors meeting - 29 June 2017 at Newark

June 14, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals receives donations for appeal

June 9, 2017

More Newark patients treated closer to home as Sherwood Forest Hospitals expands day cases

June 7. 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals to celebrate Acute Medicine Awareness Day

June 5, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Chair to step down from equivalent role with University Hospitals of North Midlands

May 26, 2017

Volunteers thanked for their service during National Volunteers Week

May 26, 2017

Recruitment drive sees results for Sherwood Forest Hospitals

May 25, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals wins Value in Healthcare Award

May 22 , 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Board of Directors meeting - 24 May 2017

May 16 , 2017

Hospital Trust is having a ball whilst raising awareness of Dementia during Dementia Awareness Week

May 16, 2017

Sending emails to the Trust

May 16, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals recognised for helping frail and older patients get back on their feet quicker

May 15, 2017

Potential cyber-attack update - Monday 15 May 10:30am

May 15, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals celebrates Learning at Work Week 

May 11, 2017

Sherwood Forest recognised in Top 40 best performing English hospitals in the CHKS Top Hospitals Awards


May 10, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust recycles around the world

May 10, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals to highlight ways to help those with dementia

May 9, 2017

Thank you message to staff from Chair and Chief Executive

May 9, 2017

Research activities highlighted at hospital Trust

May 5, 2017

Caring for staff at the heart of Sherwood Forest Hospitals

May 3, 2017

Waste not want not as Sherwood Forest Hospitals nominated for sustainability award

 April 26, 2017

Dementia care appeal launched at Newark Hospital

April 21, 2017

Donations help expand therapy services for Newark Hospital

April 20, 2017

Donations to Sherwood Forest Hospitals Charity help to enhance services at Newark Hospital

April 20, 2017

Board of Directors meeting - 27 April 2017

April 13, 2017

Businesses deliver a cracking Easter for children being treated at Sherwood Forest Hospitals 

April 7, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals welcomes new Assistant Chief Operating Officer 

April 6, 2017

New recruitment drive launched for Sherwood Forest Hospitals nursing staff 

April 5, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals invites student nurses to attend open day 

April 4, 2017

Hip, hip, hooray! Sherwood Forest Hospitals surgeon cheers on double hip operation Derek, 70, as he prepares for fourth London Marathon 

March 31, 2017

Future consultants prepare for exams with help from Sherwood Forest Hospitals patients


March 30, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals and Health Education England unveil virtual reality training for dentists of the future


March 30, 2017

Newark Hospital recruitment day for nurses, health care support workers and clerical workers to join bank support staff


March 20. 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust shortlisted for two Patient Safety Awards


March 16, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals appoints Richard Mitchell as new Chief Executive


March 7, 2017

Chocs away! Air cadets ditch sweets for fruit to beat diabetes


February 24, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals appoints John MacDonald as Chair


February 23, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals among the best performing trusts for the four-hour standard


February 16, 2017

Red to green - Sherwood Forest Hospitals to keep patients moving through the care system


February 15, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals offers first step on the career ladder for Aspiring Medics


February 15, 2017

Dr Peter Marks resigns as Acting Chair for Sherwood Forest Hospitals 


February 14, 2017

Hub at the heart of King’s Mill Hospital opens on Valentine’s Day


January 30 2017

Nursing Associates begin their journey


January 16, 2017

Bereavement suite receives make-over thanks to generous donations


January 4, 2017

Sherwood Forest Hospitals aims for smoke-free sites


December 21. 2016

Urgent care centre reopens at Newark Hospital after £700,000 refurbishment


December 8, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals asking for patient safety comments at Newark Hospital

December 1, 2016

Online advent calendar helps celebrate patient care at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


December 1, 2016

Christmas spirit shines through at Sherwood Forest Hospitals


November 25, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust celebrates staff excellence


November 25, 2016

Sherwood  Forest Hospitals launches five-point plan to prevent falls


November 24, 2016

HIV awareness - Get yourself tested


November 17, 2016

More praise and recognition as Sherwood Forest Hospitals endoscopy team awarded for contribution to training in Pakistan


November 9, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals launches website to help children and young people with autism


November 9, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals out of special measures and rates as "good" for safety 


November 2, 2016

Urgent care doctor praises Sherwood Forest Hospitals' Emergency Department turnaround


October 21, 2016

Louise Scull and Peter Homa step down from Chair and Chief Executive Officer roles at Sherwood Forest Hospitals


October 20, 2016

First wave of nursing associates to begin training at Sherwood Forest Hospitals


 October 19, 2016

Medical colleges give seal of approval to Sherwood Forest Hospitals endoscopy team 


October 14. 2016

Infection awareness - Sherwood Forest Hospitals urges everyone to know the signs


October 13, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals' outpatient clinics now running normally after technical difficulties are resolved


October 10, 2016

Patient administration system - potential delays for some patients attending Sherwood Forest Hospitals


October 10. 2016

Discharge times improving for hip operation patients at Sherwood Forest Hospitals


October 6, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals offering support to cope with baby loss grief


October 6, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals offering support to cope with baby loss grief


October 3, 2016 

Work experience at Sherwood Forest Hospitals gives Tom a healthy start on the career ladder


October 3, 2016

£10,000 refurbishment programme to enhance Sherwood Forest Hospitals' maternity facilities


September 30, 2016

Injecting more into patient care – Sherwood Forest Hospitals prepares for staff flu vaccinations

September 30, 2016

Study highlights King's Mill Hospital's strong performance for emergency bowel surgery

September 19, 2016

Want to know more about organ donation? Ask double lung transplant recipient Debra at Sherwood Forest Hospitals open event and AGM


September 16, 2016

Inspectors lift warning notice following significant improvements made at Sherwood Forest Hospitals


September 13, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust campaign brings in 288 new recruits for organ donation register


September 9, 2016

Proposed merger of Sherwood Forest Hospitals and Nottingham University Hospitals moves to 2017

September 8, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Trust and Newark and Sherwood Clinical Commissioning Group unveil plans for increased patient numbers at Newark Hospital

September 7, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals organ donation campaign 2016


September 7, 2016

Torch relay shines a light on hand hygiene at Sherwood Forest Hospitals

September 1, 2016

Learn about the benefits of health research at Sherwood Forest Hospitals

August 31, 2016

Board of directors meeting - September 7, 2016

August 30, 2016

Who will be the Sherwood Forest Hospitals' people's champion?

August 25, 2016

Lung transplant patient Debra to headline at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust public open event and Annual General Meeting

August 22, 2016

Assessments reveal how patients rate Sherwood Forest Hospitals

August 18, 2016

Carbon saver gold for Sherwood Forest Hospitals

August 18, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust experts to help accident and emergency departments across the region hit four-hour target

August 16, 2016

Volunteer donations helping to transform dementia care at King’s Mill Hospital

August 9, 2016

Fiona – Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ specialist dementia nurse

August 8, 2016

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust introduces grab box to every ward as part of ongoing fight to reduce harm from falls

August 3, 2016

Celebrations for nurses and midwives

August 2, 2016

Rehabilitation unit celebrates 20th birthday

July 26, 2016

Amanda and Anne – Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ Freedom to Speak Up Guardians

July 26, 2016 

Joanne – your Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ falls lead nurse

July 22, 2016
Knitted squares for babies urgently needed

July 21, 2016
Fighting to enhance stroke care

July 19, 2016
UNICEF recognises Sherwood Forest Hospitals’ maternity services

July 18, 2016
Breakthrough treatment could provide relief to many in the East Midlands

July 15, 2016
Be clear on cancer

June 2, 2016
Sherwood Forest Hospital Trust nurse welcomes national sepsis guidelines

June 2, 2016
Sherwood  Forest Hospitals launch Patient Safety Pillar

May 13, 2016
Nurse and Midwife of the Year Awards - nominees

Sherwood Forest Hospitals Out of Special Measures and rated as ‘Good’ for Safety