Latest news — articles for April 2017


Newham Hospital is much improved, says CQC

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced that the care provided at Newham Hospital is much improved, with more than a third of services now rated as good.


'Superhero' children celebrate their inner strengths

Acknowledging that real heroes don't always wear capes, a children's hospital has launched a Health Hero Training Academy which incorporates therapeutic play, drama, games and psychological therapy to celebrate the strength and abilities of its young patients.


Student develops lifesaving heart code

An innovative code developed by a sixth form student with a team of doctors at London’s St Bartholomew’s Hospital could save the lives of heart attack victims by ‘writing’ their medical history inside their chest. 

Local people to participate in new test for colorectal cancer

Tower Hamlets is set to benefit from the largest pilot study of its kind in the UK to see if a simple stool test that patients can do in their own homes can effectively ‘rule-out’ the presence of colorectal cancer (also known as bowel cancer).

Happy Birthday Barts Health!

This month we turn five and and there is so much for us to celebrate. Thanks to a lot of hard work we can be proud of everything we've achieved over the past five years.