After welcoming our new intake of junior doctors last week (all 236 of them!), we thought we’d speak to someone who’s been there and got the T-shirt, Dan Sommer, a geriatric medicine registrar, who’s keen to be a friendly face and support our new arrivals.Read " In Conversation With...geriatric registr…"
Our nurse Josie Larkin finally got her wish to deliver a baby when she came to the rescue of a couple in the car park at Queen’s Hospital, at 4.45am on Sunday (August 11) morning!Read " Our Josie fulfils her ambition to delive…"
Due to essential works the blood testing service at Queen’s Hospital will be closed during 7am and 9am on Tuesday 20 August.Read " Temporary closure of blood testing at Qu…"
Have your say on Havering Council's draft health and wellbeing strategy - closing date is Thursday 29 August.Read " Havering Health and Wellbeing Strategy…"
As World Breastfeeding Week begins on Thursday 1 August, we spoke to Amy Macatonia, core midwife on our Birth Centre. Not only does she support our new mums with breastfeeding, Amy has also shared her own experiences – proving that being a midwife didn’t make it any easier.Read " In Conversation With...Amy Macatonia, co…"
Combining Opinions to Generate Solutions (COGS) is working with University College London Hospital (UCLH) Cancer Collaborative to ask patients’ views and opinions about the Early Diagnosis Centre at Mile End Hospital, which is due to open in 2020 and will be the first of its kind nationally. Have your say…Read " Patient engagement for new early diagnos…"
The Myeloma service at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) has recently received ‘excellent’ ratings across all eight standards, including patient experience, follow up and support.Read " Myeloma service awarded with ‘excellent’…"
World Breastfeeding Week begins this Thursday (1 August) and to mark this, one of our midwives is launching a campaign to normalise breastfeeding in public.Read " Mums encouraged to share their selfies a…"
A bake sale held at Queen’s Hospital on Friday 26 July raised over £400 – all of which will be spent on treating children with sickle cell disease and thalassaemia to some fun activities.Read " Bake sale to raise funds for activities …"
Parents, children, students, healthcare workers and a range of people across the community of Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge came together at Queen’s Hospital on Saturday (20 July) for a special event, Save our Children.Read " Powerful stories shared as community com…"