West London NHS Trust wins award for ‘Mother Tongue’ project

West London NHS Trust wins award for ‘Mother Tongue’ project

Image: West London NHS Trust West London NHS Trust was recently recognised at the NHS Communicate Awards for its ‘Mother Tongue’ initiative in Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Communications. The project, ‘Mother... Read more »
‘Fastest woman in Africa’ retires after 50 years in NHS

‘Fastest woman in Africa’ retires after 50 years in NHS

London North West University Healthcare NHS TrustRose Amankwaah, once Africa’s record-holder for 100m, has been a theatre nurse for nearly 50 years A London nurse once described as the “fastest woman in... Read more »
Mother says NHS unit which released son before his death ‘not safe’

Mother says NHS unit which released son before his death ‘not safe’

BBCJayne O’Sullivan said she still doesn’t have answers as to why her son was released from a mental health unit The mother of a man who took his own life says the... Read more »
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust cares for eight patients with Covid-19 in hospital

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust cares for eight patients with Covid-19 in hospital

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry. South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust was caring for eight patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday,... Read more »
East London NHS Workers Are Striking for Pay Justice

East London NHS Workers Are Striking for Pay Justice

‘We are all equal, so they should treat us like equals,’ says Maria, an NHS domestic worker who has worked at Whipps Cross Hospital in London for the past 18 years. Like... Read more »
Whittington Health NHS Trust has worst A&E waiting times

Whittington Health NHS Trust has worst A&E waiting times

Whittington Health NHS Trust reportedly had the highest percentage of patients waiting over four hours to be seen at its A&E, at 41.2 per cent, over the past three months. The Trust... Read more »
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust among worst in London for A&E waiting times

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust among worst in London for A&E waiting times

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North London NHS bosses discuss local workforce challenges

North London NHS bosses discuss local workforce challenges

Recruitment and retention of NHS staff remains a significant problem across local health services, reports Grace Howarth, Local Democracy Reporter Hendon Town Hall and (inset) Sarah Morgan from NHS North Central London... Read more »
South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust cares for 16 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust cares for 16 patients with Covid-19 in hospital

Orderlies push a bed at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry. South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust was caring for 16 patients with coronavirus in hospital as of Sunday,... Read more »
Board merger of two East London NHS trusts paused

Board merger of two East London NHS trusts paused

Barts Health and Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals (BHRUT) said they will take ‘forward on the scope’ of a three-way collaboration that includes Homerton Hospital, reports Josh Mellor, Local Democracy Reporter... Read more »