This page has been created to provide information on coronavirus cases at Barts Health hospitals and will be updated daily except for Saturday and Sunday.
Our hospitals remain extremely busy managing winter pressures in the middle of a level 4 national incident. Yet we are increasingly optimistic that the worst of the latest pandemic peak is now over, and Covid-19 is less prevalent than it was.
It’s been one year since the vaccination team at Barts Health and our local partners rallied together to provide Covid-19 vaccines to the people of east London and beyond. In that time, Barts Health and our partners have delivered an incredible 243,000 vaccines and to mark occasion we look back over the last year.
Barts Health NHS Trust is leading the way with six teams shortlisted in seven categories in the competitive HSJ Partnership Awards.
Members of the Armed Forces are providing support at The Royal London, Newham and Whipps Cross hospitals.
Jackie Sullivan, chief executive of The Royal London and Mile End hospitals, has announced her intention to retire later this year.
We are delighted to announce that Bernadette Thompson OBE has joined Barts Health as the new associate director of inclusion.
Two former Barts Health staff have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list.
We are pleased to announce that Mark Turner has been appointed our interim Group Director of Strategy and Planning. Mark joins us from NHS England and Improvement, where he has been Regional Director of Commissioning for London since April 2019.
It was lights, camera, action this week as colleagues featured in two BBC London pieces on how we are managing Omicron and looking after staff during the next challenge of the pandemic.