More vulnerable elderly patients will be able to get home quicker under our HomeFirst Scheme, after the King George and Queen’s Hospitals Charity secured funding from NHS Charities Together.Read " Our HomeFirst scheme gets a boost thanks…"
Clinical nurse specialist Virginia Gonzalez is taking part in a challenging fundraiser to raise awareness for the 34 young people diagnosed with cancer everyday.Read " Dancing for children with cancer…"
It’s Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (Monday 3 to Sunday 9 May) and, following a rise in the number of pregnant women needing mental health support, our team of four specialist midwives are encouraging them to talk about it and seek help.Read " ‘Ask for help, you are not alone’, menta…"
It’s World Asthma Day today (Wednesday 5 May) and our children’s asthma nurses are visiting our children’s wards and emergency departments, tackling misconceptions around inhaler use.Read " Taking the lead on correct use of inhale…"
First-time mum Angela Burgess, 38, had an emotional meeting with Colleen Sanderson, a senior biomedical scientist at our Trust, to thank her for the role she played in saving baby Grace’s life.Read " ‘It’s thanks to you that she’s here’ – g…"
Our recent Thank You Week was our way of recognising and thanking our incredible staff for everything they have done to care for our patients and each other during a very challenging year. From Mr Motivator and West Ham United, police wellbeing dogs and special gifts, there was something for everyone to get involved with.Read " Thank You Week – a great success…"
Ameera, 16-years-old from Newham High School, blogs for us on blogs for us on her virtual experience with our Widening Participation Team.Read " Ameera’s virtual experience with our Wid…"
Kuldip Chagger, a surgical matron in breast and urology at our Trust, is walking 100 kilometres with her best friend Bini Patel to raise money for the King George and Queen’s Hospital Charity.Read " Surgical matron Kuldip to walk 100km wit…"
The success of our careers conference continued into day two as over 150 delegates gathered virtually to hear about how experienced NHS staff can excel in their careers.Read " ‘Step out of your comfort zone’, ‘take r…"