Residents across Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and across Essex can now benefit from a seven-day-a-week mechanical thrombectomy service.Read " Our patients to benefit from seven day m…"
The Black Lives Matter movement and the disparities in the risks and outcomes of Covid-19 on BAME people have highlighted inequalities which the NHS must address.Read " Rosemary Idiaghe discusses the role of c…"
Grandfather-of-four Rohit Patel returned home on Wednesday 1 July after a gruelling three months being treated for Covid-19 at King George Hospital, during which time his family were told to ‘prepare for the worst’.Read " “I am now living my second life,” says R…"
The results of the annual CQC Adult Inpatient Survey were published today (Thursday 2 July) and show that once again, we’re among the top trusts for asking for feedback from our patients.Read " National survey shows we’re among the to…"
Kenye Karemo, Director of Workforce Development, Policy and Strategy, was responsible for designing a multiprofessional training programme to equip nurses, doctors and allied health professionals with essential knowledge and skills prior to redeployment. Kenye writes below about the experiences of some of the staff who were redeployed during this exceptionally challenging time:Read " Redeployed nurses proud to say “we were …"
Nurse Angel Toledo has shared her story this Pride Month about the support and acceptance she receives from our Trust and her colleagues as a trans person.Read " ‘Being the real you is something money c…"
Rajesh Jain, Clinical Lead for Critical Care, has won our You Made a Difference award after being nominated by his team.Read " Rajesh wins our You Made a Difference Aw…"
So that we can safely restart more outpatient clinics, we’re screening all outpatients and visitors arriving to King George Hospital to help reduce the risk of Covid-19 infection transmission.Read " Screening at King George Hospital…"
When it came to helping a patient get their appetite back following a stroke, some creative thinking was required. Oliver Sawyer, a speech and language therapist, explains why going off-menu and offering a patient their favourite tipple along with some comfort foods helped aid their recovery.Read " When a favourite tipple came to the aid …"
Janice Benham, who recovered from breast cancer last year, is enjoying being back home with her family after 89 days at King George Hospital being treated for Covid-19.Read " Janice celebrates with a family BBQ for …"