#TeamBartsHealth blogs — articles for 2018

Personal reflections working on our critical care unit

I joined the ICU of the Royal London Hospital in February 2007 as an ‘E’ Grade Staff Nurse and my memories of the first few months are of shock at the size of the new unit I had joined, the diverse range of patients admitted, the fast pace of patient turnover, and the sheer number of other staff I had to get to know!  I won’t pretend it wasn’t bumpy at first, but what quickly got under my skin was the acuity of the patients and the exposure to neuroscience and trauma critical-care. 

60 seconds with Sara Little

In her 60 seconds interview, Sara Little - Head of Quality and Efficiency at St Bartholomew's Hospital, tells us more about the improvement projects her team supports and how they are improving outcomes for patients, as well as patient experience.

Flu facts - the importance of having the flu jab

Dr Hafiz Syed works on Heather Ward at Newham University Hospital. He explains why it's important that all staff consider getting the flu vaccination to protect themselves, their families and our patients.

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