We’re marking World Stroke Day (Monday 20 October) by taking a look back at some of our most memorable stroke patients.Read " Marking World Stroke Day…"
Latest news — articles for October 2018
“I loved it – and I’d do it again!” That’s the verdict of our dedicated volunteer Charlie Richardson, 70, who jumped out of a plane to raise over £2,000 for the King George and Queen’s Hospitals Charity.Read " Charlie, 70, raises over £2,000 for our …"
Here is the next instalment of our In Conversation With… series, introducing Leann Defriend, one of our senior sisters in our Emergency Department.
As a youngster, Leann dreamt of joining the army – but found her calling as a nurse when a medical condition meant she couldn’t sign up.
She loves being a nurse as she makes a difference to her patients’ lives every day – she even gave one terminally ill patient an early Christmas to ensure they got to see their favourite occasion one last time.
And last year, she took a three month sabbatical, visiting 48 of the 50 US states!Read " In Conversation With...senior sister Lea…"
We’ve been working hard over the last year to improve the care and experience of our cancer patients, meeting the national standards for more than a year in a row and offering new state of the art radiotherapy treatments.Read " We’re improving care for our cancer pati…"
To mark our Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) Week, we spoke to Vikki Butler, our divisional manager for anaesthetics and surgery, who started out her career with the NHS as a physiotherapist.Read " In Conversation With…Vikki Butler, our d…"
Charlie Richardson, one of our dedicated volunteers, is preparing to jump out of a plane and take part in his first skydive on Friday 19 October.Read " Charlie, 70, ready to jump out of a plan…"
Donna Ockenden, a senior midwifery adviser for the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), visited our Maternity department at Queen’s Hospital today (Thursday 11 October).Read " Senior midwifery adviser hears from new …"
Tony is one of our lead radiographers. He’s passionate about working for the NHS, however, he’s had a few jobs before he discovered his calling in radiography – he’s worked on a building site, as a lifeguard and a teacher!Read " In Conversation With...Tony Buck, from w…"
Elderly patients at Queen’s Hospital are enjoying entertainment tailored towards them thanks to newly introduced RITA (Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities) screens.Read " Charity boost funds innovative entertain…"
We’ve been recognised for the support we give to new nurses joining our hospitals.Read " Support scheme for our new nurses inspir…"