A new NHS 111 Clinical Assessment Service is launching for people in north east London.Read " New service to give people free clinical…"
Latest news — articles for July 2018
NHS Blood and Transplant has urgently appealed for people to donate blood, after demand during the recent hot weather has left supplies low.Read " Urgent appeal for blood donors – help sa…"
Monday (23 July) was international Hello….my name is day, in recognition of the late Dr Kate Grainger. It was when she became a patient that Kate realised how many clinicians do not take the time to introduce themselves to their patients. Being in hospital can be stressful and upsetting, so this can have a huge impact on patients, whereas a simple, hello, my name is… can help put them at ease.Read " Hello, my name is Jacqueline...…"
Although the hot weather is welcomed by most people however a prolonged heatwave can bring health risks such as dehydration, heat exhaustion, heatstroke and overheating. Here are some of our tips for staying safe in the heat.Read " Staying cool and hydrated during the hot…"
Matthew Hopkins, our Chief Executive for the past four years, has decided to leave our Trust. Under his leadership our organisation has moved out of quality special measures and our most recent Care Quality Commission targeted inspection rated three out of four services as Good.Read " Chief executive of local hospital trust …"
Here’s the next instalment of our new series: In Conversation With…introducing Devesh Sinha, our clinical lead for stroke.Read " In conversation with Devesh who lead the…"
There are lots of very interesting people who work at our Trust – whether through their work at our Trust, or their interests and hobbies outside work. This is the first instalment of our In Conversation With series that features fascinating stories behind our staff members. Here is Gemma Norburn from our Mortuary team!Read " In Conversation With Gemma from our Mort…"
We hosted the third National Sharing and Learning event as part of the Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) partnership at Queen’s Hospital this week.Read " We hosted national event to share our im…"
Queen’s Hospital has had one of the highest number of patients donate their organs following their death, helping to save the lives of others.Queen’s Hospital has had one of the highest number of patients donate their organs following their death, helping to save the lives of others.Read " Queen’s Hospital one of the top in the c…"
We marked NHS 70 with lots of celebrations across our hospitals this week.Read " Happy 70th birthday to the NHS!…"