Latest news — articles for August 2018
Sue Lovell, our interim Director of Midwifery, wanted to be a midwife since she was a little girl – and she still loves her job after 24 years at our Trust! She was also voted Midwife of the Year for the London region in the Emma’s Diary Mums’ Midwife of the Year awards earlier this year.
Read " In conversation with Sue Lovell, midwife…"
In the hot seat for our latest edition of In conversation with… is Lynn Neeves, our clinical programme manager for our bowel cancer screening programme. Who, despite over 30 years in the NHS, originally wanted to be an interpreter for the United Nations!Read " In conversation with...Lynn Neeves, prog…"
Ralph Gilbert, of Hornchurch, had the nation reaching for their tissues this week, when he rang the Chris Evans Breakfast show as part of their segment where listeners call in to talk about something they’re doing for the first time.
Ralph, 70, called to say that he was ringing the End of Treatment Bell at Queen’s Hospital, for the first time, to mark the end of a course of radiotherapy for prostate cancer. He’d visited our hospital 20 times over the course of a month.Read " “Mascara moment” on Radio 2 to mark end …"
Our Maternity team runs a dedicated helpline for new and expectant mums, giving advice and support on all aspects of pregnancy, birth and early motherhood.Read " Our helpline for new and expectant mums …"
Our clinical lead for speech therapy is the lastest subjest of In conversation with.Read " In conversation with Alexia Young who de…"
We’re so lucky to have so many brilliant volunteers and patient partners at our hospitals that we wanted to shout about them!Read " Our volunteers and patient partners in t…"
We’ve just marked a whole year of delivering the NHS constitutional standard for cancer treatment times, ensuring that more than 85 per cent of all patients are starting treatment within 62 days of referral from their GP.Read " We’ve hit the national cancer target for…"
This week’s subject of In conversation with is Janet Jugdeese, our speciality manager for cancer.Read " In conversation with Janet Jugdeese who …"
We’re delighted that our patient, Beatrice Way, appeared in an inspirational short film showed on the BBC’s The One Show on Friday (3 August).Read " Miracle mum Beatrice on the One Show…"