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  • /News/Pages/UCLHbacksbetterhypoawareness.aspxUCLH backs better hypo awareness

    07 Oct 2015

    UCLH is supporting Hypo Awareness Week with a drop-in session for staff to find out more about managing hypoglycaemia in hospitals.

  • /News/Pages/Silveringthe.aspxSilvering the Cerebrum

    05 Oct 2015

    A new exhibition of art works by Dillwyn Smith at UCLH’s Street Gallery gives a unique insight into brain donation and techniques used in post mortem diagnostics and research.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHfeaturedonNHSChoicesradioafourthtime.aspxUCLH featured on NHS Choices radio a fourth time

    01 Oct 2015

    UCLH staff featured in three segments on Health Today Radio this week.

  • /News/Pages/DrElizabethGarrettAndersonatruepioneer.aspxDr Elizabeth Garrett Anderson – a true pioneer

    28 Sep 2015

    UCLH is celebrating 150 years since our hospital namesake Elizabeth Garrett Anderson became the first female doctor to qualify in Britain.

  • /News/Pages/Leadingcancerhospitalswilljoinforcestosavemorelives.aspxLeading cancer hospitals will join forces to save more lives

    25 Sep 2015

    UCLH Cancer, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust have been chosen to form a collaborative cancer care partnership with the potential to save hundreds of lives each year.

  • /News/Pages/OperastarsingsRNTNEHspraiseson140thanniversary.aspxOpera star sings RNTNEH's praises on 140th anniversary

    23 Sep 2015

    World renowned opera singer Lesley Garrett CBE has voiced her gratitude to staff at UCLH’s Royal National Throat Nose and Ear Hospital (RNTNEH) for saving her career after a vocal injury threatened to destroy years of dedicated work.

  • /News/Pages/WebchatTakecontrolofyourpregnancy.aspxWeb chat: Take control of your pregnancy

    23 Sep 2015

    As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Elizabeth Garrett Anderson becoming the first woman to qualify as a doctor, we’ve asked one of UCLH’s leading consultants from our Elizabeth Garrett Anderson maternity wing to answer your questions on how to take control of your pregnancy and how research is shedding new light on prenatal medicine.

  • /News/Pages/Almosthalfofpatientsatyoungpeople’sclinichadsufferedFGM.aspxAlmost half of patients at young people’s clinic had suffered FGM

    22 Sep 2015

    Almost half of patients referred to the UK’s first female genital mutilation (FGM) clinic for children and adolescents clinic in its first year had undergone some form of FGM, new figures from UCLH show.

  • /News/Pages/Timeforsomecoffeeandcake.aspxTime for some coffee and cake

    21 Sep 2015

    Drop by University College Hospital for coffee and cake this Friday as our flagship hospital participates in Macmillan Cancer Support’s bid to organise the World's Biggest Coffee Morning.

  • /News/Pages/50yearolddrugcouldrevolutionisebloodpressuretreatment.aspx50-year old drug could revolutionise blood pressure treatment

    21 Sep 2015

    A drug that has been used for over 50 years as a diuretic could revolutionise treatment of resistant hypertension, according to research led by UCLH’s Biomedical Research Centre director published in the Lancet this week.

  • /News/Pages/UrologyoutpatientsnowbasedonWestmorelandStreet.aspxUrology outpatients now based on Westmoreland Street

    21 Sep 2015

    Today, urology outpatients moved to University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street, with all floors of the hospital open and treating patients.

  • /News/Pages/AnaestheticsandemergencyonHealthRadio.aspxAnaesthetics and emergency on Health Radio

    17 Sep 2015

    UCLH staff from our emergency department and anaesthetic teams featured on Health Today Radio, NHS Choices’ radio station this week.

  • /News/Pages/Prostatecancerteammakeinnovationshortlist.aspxProstate cancer team make innovation shortlist

    17 Sep 2015

    The prostate cancer team at University College Hospital has been shortlisted for a leading health industry award for innovation in diagnosing and treating prostate cancer.

  • /News/Pages/GriersonAwards.aspxCuring Cancer nominated for a Grierson Award

    15 Sep 2015

    The UCLH documentary Curing Cancer, filmed over 12 months at the University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre in 2013, has been nominated for a prestigious Grierson award.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHstaffonHealthTodayRadio.aspxTune in to top tips on teeth

    04 Sep 2015

    UCLH staff featured on Health Today Radio, NHS Choices’ radio station this week.

  • /News/Pages/giflife.aspxThe gift of life

    02 Sep 2015

    “I’m the extremely lucky person who was given the chance to continue with life when I received a phone call offering a donor heart. I still can’t believe when I look in the mirror how lucky I am to still be here on this earth.”

  • /News/Pages/UCLHconsultantstartscountdowntoChristma.aspxUCLH doctor starts countdown to Christmas Lectures

    01 Sep 2015

    UCLH doctor and space medicine expert Kevin Fong, supported by the astronauts of the International Space Station (ISS), will present the Royal Institution’s 2015 CHRISTMAS LECTURES ‘How to survive in space’.

  • /News/Pages/SirRobertNaylor.aspxSir Robert Naylor to step down as chief executive

    01 Sep 2015

    UCLH chairman Richard Murley has today announced that Sir Robert Naylor will be stepping down from his role as UCLH chief executive on 31 March 2016 to develop new career opportunities.

  • /News/Pages/Newboardmember.aspxUCLH welcomes new non-executive director

    28 Aug 2015

    UCLH is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor David Lomas as a new non-executive director. Professor Lomas is the Vice-Provost (Health) at UCL and replaces Professor Sir John Tooke, who stepped down at the end of July.

  • /News/Pages/CancerCentrefeaturesinfilmstarringToniColletteandDrewBarrymore.aspxCancer Centre features in film starring Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore

    25 Aug 2015

    The University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre features in an upcoming film being released in cinemas nationwide on September 25.

  • /News/Pages/T7onshortlistforKateGrangeraward.aspxT7 on shortlist for Kate Granger award

    20 Aug 2015

    The nursing team on Ward T7 have been shortlisted for an NHS Employers Kate Granger Compassionate Care award. They were nominated for their project Mealtimes Matter, which has helped improve the experience of patients on the acute elderly medicine unit at mealtimes.

  • /News/Pages/UrologyservicescompletemovetoWestmorelandStreet.aspxUrology services complete move to Westmoreland Street next week

    14 Aug 2015

    The second phase of the urology service move to University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street takes place next week.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHscoreswellinpatientsurvey.aspxUCLH scores well in patient survey

    12 Aug 2015

    UCLH has been rated higher than the national average for patient privacy, dignity and wellbeing and the cleanliness, condition and appearance of its hospitals in recent patient-led assessments (PLACE).

  • /News/Pages/NovelconceptindementiaresearchsuggestedbyUCLHconsultant.aspxNovel concept in dementia research suggested by UCLH consultant

    30 Jul 2015

    A novel conceptual framework for tackling the global challenge of dementia has been proposed in an article published today in The Lancet. NHNN consultant Professor Martin Rossor and LSE Professor Martin Knapp have suggested modelling a “cognitive footprint” of activities, interventions and policies.

  • /News/Pages/ProtonbeamtherapyservicefeaturesinBBCdocumentary.aspxProton beam therapy service features in BBC documentary

    28 Jul 2015

    Tonight’s BBC2 Great Ormond Street programme explores how proton beam therapy (PBT) can help children with hard to treat cancers.

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