Latest news — articles for September 2017

Hospital bereavement suite gets an upgrade

Bereaved families and carers at Whipps Cross Hospital now have a more comfortable, peaceful and private environment in which to grieve, ask questions and carry out the necessary affairs required at such a sad time.

Breast cancer patient raises over £3,000 for Whipps Cross

A determined patient at Whipps Cross Hospital has fundraised for Barts Charity, supporting the breast cancer unit where she was treated, as well as creating her own ‘drain bags’ to give to patients with breast cancer.

Small steps improve lives for asthma sufferers

We are supporting the Healthy London Partnership and NHS England London campaign #AskAboutAsthma to help improve the lives of those living with asthma in east London.

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Good care across the board at St Bartholomew's

Patients at St Bartholomew's Hospital are receiving safe, compassionate and innovative care with evidence of outstanding practice, says health regulator the CQC.

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Mural brightens Newham Hospital's entrance

Newham’s community has come together to create and launch a 100 metre-long mural celebrating the area’s history, health, education and diversity located at Newham University Hospital.

Sexual health advice for young people

Sexual Health Week takes place 11 to 17 September and a series of events, workshops and drop-ins in Waltham Forest will address this year’s theme of pornography.

Care at Whipps Cross hospital is getting better

Patients are looked after better than ever before at Whipps Cross hospital, according to the care regulator.

Two years after first raising concerns about standards at the hospital, the Care Quality Commission recognises that staff have made substantial improvements to the quality of patient care.

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