The new critical care unit on the 15th floor of The Royal London Hospital has reopened. We today published our winter plans which set out how we aim to manage enhanced seasonal pressures while maintaining access to planned services like cancer, diagnostics and elective surgery.
Latest news — articles for October 2020
NHS workers have been recognised with a Pride of Britain award from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who praised them for their “humility and compassion”.
Training to become a doctor is difficult. Training to become an Olympic athlete is difficult. Training to be a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot and fighting in a World War is difficult.
A team from Barts Health are leading on a national trial to test a new drug, called AZD1656, that could reduce the risk of people with diabetes becoming seriously ill from Covid-19.
Barts Health NHS Trust has now treated 30 Covid-19 patients with convalescent plasma in ground breaking national clinical trials, RECOVERY and REMAP-CAP.
The Royal London Hospital Accident and Emergency department (A&E) has been piloting an initiative which will change how people access parts of emergency care in London.
Tony Halton, group director, has announced he will be retiring at Easter.
Martin Griffiths, National Clinical Director for Violence Reduction and Consultant Trauma and Vascular Surgeon, has been chosen to represent Barts Health for his pioneering ward-based violence reduction service. An online map of the city tells the stories of the inspiring Black Londoners who have been nominated by NHS staff for their important contribution to their NHS Trust, local area or wider society.
Having a baby can be a daunting time for any mother, especially when faced with delivering during a global pandemic. We spoke with Nisa Aslam, a local GP who works at East One Health GP practice and The Royal London Hospital Out of Hours Department.
At Barts Health NHS Trust, and across the capital, new surgical hubs have been established to make sure patients get back on the road to health and recovery, and reduce the numbers waiting for surgery.