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  • /News/Pages/Airlinestylepatientsafetyfilmsettolandinhospitals.aspxAirline style patient safety film set to land in hospitals

    23 Oct 2014

    Patients at NHS hospitals across the country will soon be benefitting from an ‘airline style’ safety advice video piloted by UCLH and two other leading hospitals

  • /News/Pages/Getflusafe…getthejab!.aspxGet flu safe…get the jab!

    21 Oct 2014

    Get the flu jab early to make sure you, your family and patients are protected all winter from this highly contagious disease.The jab is quick and safe.

  • /News/Pages/Findoutaboutourplansfornewbuilding.aspxFind out about our plans for new building

    16 Oct 2014

    From Monday 20 October to Thursday 23 October, we will be showcasing our plans for a new clinical facility in an exhibition in the main reception area of University College Hospital.

  • /News/Pages/CancertreatmenthighlightedinChannel4documentary.aspxCancer treatment highlighted in Channel 4 documentary

    15 Oct 2014

    A documentary on Channel 4 on the 15 October at 10pm follows four UCLH patients taking part in trials of some of the most advanced cancer treatments in the world.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHbacksbloodinpeecampaign.aspxUCLH backs blood in pee campaign

    15 Oct 2014

    UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) is backing a new campaign to get people who spot blood in their pee to see a doctor straight away.

  • /News/Pages/NHSpatientsgettingeliteathletetreatment.aspxNHS patients getting elite athlete treatment

    09 Oct 2014

    A post-Olympics collaboration between leading health, academic and sports organisations is giving NHS patients levels of care and expertise previously only available to elite athletes.

  • /News/Pages/NeuromuscularcarecentreshortlstedforPrimeMinstersaward.aspxNeuromuscular care centre shortlisted for Prime Minister's award

    08 Oct 2014

    The UK’s first dedicated inpatient centre for people with complex neuromuscular disorders at UCLH has been shortlisted for the Prime Minister’s Better Public Buildings award at the British Construction Industry Awards this evening.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHcongratulatesJohnOKeefeonNobelPrize.aspxUCLH congratulates John O'Keefe on Nobel Prize

    07 Oct 2014

    UCLH congratulates UCL’s Professor John O’Keefe for the award of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Medicine.

  • /News/Pages/SaferstaffingtoolkitgetsNICEapproval.aspxSafer staffing toolkit gets NICE approval

    06 Oct 2014

    A toolkit designed by the Chief Nurses of UCLH and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals to help hospitals set appropriate nurse staffing levels has been endorsed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

  • /News/Pages/Improvingafter-careforcancersurvivors.aspxImproving after-care for cancer survivors

    01 Oct 2014

    A programme to improve after-care for cancer survivors is being developed by a specialist nurse working with UCLH thanks to funding from Macmillan Cancer Support.

  • /News/Pages/Askanexpertaboutarthritis(UCLHwebchat).aspxAsk an expert about arthritis (UCLH web chat)

    30 Sep 2014

    Around 10 million people will seek help from their family doctor each year with arthritis or related conditions.

  • /News/Pages/Worldsbiggestcoffeemorning2014.aspxWorld's biggest coffee morning 2014

    22 Sep 2014

    Drop by the UCLH Cancer Centre for coffee and cake this Friday as the centre participates in Macmillan Cancer Support’s bid to organise the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

  • /News/Pages/Cancersurvivoronamissiontoinspireothers.aspxCancer survivor on a mission to inspire others

    18 Sep 2014

    A cancer patient is inspiring others to live life to the full with his on-line travelogue charting his adventures around the world. “It’s thanks to the amazing staff at UCLH,” says Greig Trout.

  • /News/Pages/Bikerideboostingbowelcancerprovision.aspxBike ride boosting bowel cancer provision

    16 Sep 2014

    Cyclists have set off from University College Hospital to Snowdonia to raise money for the colorectal unit in memory of their popular friend Dominic Sutton who died of bowel cancer.

  • /News/Pages/FirstWorldWarattheNational.aspxFirst World War at the National

    11 Sep 2014

    A new exhibition looking at the treatment of First World War-related emotional and mental stress disorders has opened at Queen Square Library, Archive and Museum.

  • /News/Pages/UKsfirstcomplexneuromusculardisorderscentreopens.aspxUK’s first complex neuromuscular disorders centre opens

    09 Sep 2014

    The UK’s first dedicated inpatient centre for people with complex neuromuscular disorders has been officially opened by leading healthcare advocate Sir Robert Francis at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN).

  • /News/Pages/Careforanice-cream.aspxCare for an ice-cream?

    05 Sep 2014

    A new high-protein ice-cream has been taste-tested by some patients at University College Hospital as part of a trial organised by UCLH’s (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) nutrition and dietetic team.

  • /News/Pages/CarboncuttingawardforUCLH.aspxCarbon cutting award for UCLH

    04 Sep 2014

    Solar panels, intelligent lighting systems, efficient heating and cooling systems: just a few of the energy saving features that have won UCLH a mark of excellence for its carbon-cutting achievements.

  • /News/Pages/32Askanexpertincontinence9.aspxWeb chat: Ask an expert about…..incontinence

    29 Aug 2014

    It’s estimated that between three and six million people in the UK have some form of incontinence (unintentional passing of urine).

  • /News/Pages/UCLHperformswellinpatient-ledinspections.aspxUCLH performs well in patient-led inspections

    27 Aug 2014

    UCLH has been rated above average for the cleanliness, condition and appearance of its premises in recent patient-led assessments at four of its hospitals – the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN), The Heart Hospital, the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital (RNTNEH) and University College Hospital.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHtoopenfirstpaediatricFGMclinic.aspxUCLH to open first paediatric FGM clinic

    18 Aug 2014

    London’s first specialist clinic for child victims of female genital mutilation (FGM) is to open at UCLH next month.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHAnnualMembersMeeting2014.aspxUCLH Annual Members’ Meeting 2014

    13 Aug 2014

    UCLH would like to invite you to its Annual Members’ Meeting on Monday 22 September, 6pm to 8pm.

  • /News/Pages/NewsculpturedonatedtoCancerCentre.aspxNew sculpture donated to Cancer Centre

    12 Aug 2014

    A new sculpture inspired by the treatment of cancer has been presented to UCLH (University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust) by a London artist who has been a cancer patient for more than four decades.

  • /News/Pages/Londonscentralisedstrokeservicessave96extralivesperyear.aspxLondon’s centralised stroke services save 96 extra lives per year

    08 Aug 2014

    London’s centralised stroke services save around 96 stroke patients who would have died under standard hospital treatment, says research led by UCL.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHpartnersinground-breakingpathologyjointventure.aspxUCLH partners in ground-breaking pathology joint venture

    01 Aug 2014

    University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (the Royal Free) and The Doctors Laboratory have (this week) signed contracts to form a partnership - Health Services Laboratories LLP - to provide state-of-the-art pathology and analytics services to the National Health Service (NHS).

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