We value our communities’ contribution to the services we provide. That’s why we are actively recruiting volunteers in a variety of roles at both King George and Queen’s hospitals.Read " Volunteers' week, 1-12 June…"
Latest news — articles for May 2016
We have been informed today (Thursday) that the decision to award the North East London Treatment Centre (NELTC) contract to our Trust has not been upheld, following our bid to provide the service.
Read " North East London Treatment Centre…"
A couple who have been together for 20 years said their vows in Queen’s Hospital’s intensive care unit yesterday (Wednesday), bringing forward their wedding due to serious illness.
Read " Devoted couple marry in hospital …"
We have had confirmation from Havering Council that the car park on the former ice rink site at Queen’s Hospital, previously owned by Morrisons, will be closing this evening at 7pm (Monday 23 May). We are extremely sorry that this means that patients and visitors will no longer be able to use this car park.Read " Update: Changes to car parking at Queen’…"
Posters designed by young patients have been put up on the children’s wards at Queen’s and King George hospitals to encourage good hand hygiene.
Read " Children’s artwork encourages hygienic h…"
Two of our consultants have been recognised for their commitment to helping junior colleagues in their training and development.Read " Award winning consultants…"
We have set out our plans for the coming year – and are investing millions in improving services. Our Operational Plan, detailing our priorities for 2016/17, has been published.
It includes details of where millions of pounds will be spent to improve services and patient care at Queen’s and King George hospitals.
We have marked national Dying Matters Awareness Week with a series of events – including asking people to share their bucket list wishes.
Palliative care staff and partners including Saint Francis Hospice held a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party at both our hospitals.Read " Hospitals mark Dying Matters Awareness W…"
In our emergency department (ED) at Queen’s Hospital we’ll be focusing our resources on patients who require emergency care on Monday (16 May) – and redirecting patients who do not need to be there.Read " Queen’s Hospital A&E emergency care only…"
We have introduced a new scheme to ensure that overseas visitors pay for their treatment.
In line with national legislation, we’ve launched a ‘deposit’ payment system, with overseas visitors asked to pay for their treatment before they receive it.