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  • /News/Pages/MSwebchat.aspxWeb chat: Living with Multiple Sclerosis – what’s new?

    20 May 2015

    Bernadette Porter, the first nurse to be appointed as an NHS Multiple Sclerosis (MS) nurse consultant is hosting our next web chat on World MS Day.

  • /News/Pages/Workingtogethertoimproveresearch.aspxWorking together to improve research

    20 May 2015

    UCLH is part of an exciting new initiative in which five top hospital trusts share routinely collected clinical data to improve patient outcomes and carry out more effective research.

  • /News/Pages/Experimentwithnewideasaboutresearch.aspxExperiment with new ideas about research

    19 May 2015

    UCLH is celebrating International Clinical Trials Day on Wednesday (20 May) with information stalls, tours and activities across our hospital sites.

  • /News/Pages/Makefunrunyournewactivestart.aspxMake fun run your new active start

    19 May 2015

    One of the UK’s leading sports and exercise consultants is urging Londoners to look for every opportunity to be more active as the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) gears up for its third annual 5k and 10k run in Regents Park.

  • /News/Pages/Areyoudementiaaware.aspxAre you dementia aware?

    18 May 2015

    If you are caring for friends or family members with symptoms of dementia then extra support, advice or training is on offer.

  • /News/Pages/RainbowcrossingpavesthewayforIDAHOT2015.aspxRainbow crossing paves the way for IDAHOT 2015

    14 May 2015

    London’s first ever rainbow zebra crossing is making a guest appearance at University College Hospital for the next week as UCLH marks International Day Against Homophobia, Transphopia and Biphobia (IDAHOT) this Sunday.

  • /News/Pages/ComingtoUniversityCollegeHospital.aspxComing to University College Hospital

    11 May 2015

    Construction work to improve the Emergency Department is changing access to University College Hospital.

  • /News/Pages/ProstatecancerteamwinBMJaward.aspxProstate cancer team win BMJ award

    08 May 2015

    The prostate cancer team at University College Hospital has won the BMJ Award for Innovation Team of the Year for "using its knowledge to deliver change" and showing "courage in raising the possibility that things could be done differently".

  • /News/Pages/UCLHbacksNationalDeafAwarenessWeek.aspxUCLH backs National Deaf Awareness Week

    05 May 2015

    Deaf Champions will be talking to patients and staff about the support and services offered to people with hearing difficulties during a series of events at UCLH.

  • /News/Pages/CardiacservicesmovetoBarts.aspxCardiac services move to Barts

    01 May 2015

    Improved cancer and cardiac care for millions of people across north and east London and west Essex moved a step closer this week with the transfer of cardiac services from UCLH to the Barts Heart Centre at St Bartholomew’s Hospital.

  • /News/Pages/Onyourmarksgetset.aspxOn your marks, get set...

    24 Apr 2015

    Good luck to all our staff, patients and supporters who are running in this Sunday’s 2015 Virgin London Marathon to support great causes at UCLH.

  • /News/Pages/Parkionsonsweb.aspxWeb chat: Ask an expert about Parkinson’s Disease

    21 Apr 2015

    To mark this year’s Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Week we have an expert in movement disorders hosting our next web chat.

  • /News/Pages/EpilepsydrugmayprotecteyesightforpeoplewithMS.aspxEpilepsy drug may protect eyesight for people with MS

    17 Apr 2015

    A UCLH-led clinical trial has found that a drug commonly taken to prevent seizures in epilepsy could also protect the eyesight and slow the accumulation of disability in people with multiple sclerosis.

  • /News/Pages/HIVcurepossible.aspx'Kick and kill' cure may be possible for HIV

    16 Apr 2015

    The human immune system can handle large bursts of HIV activity and so it should be possible to cure HIV with a ‘kick and kill’ strategy, finds new research led by UCLH, UCL, the University of Oxford and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

  • /News/Pages/ISEHfunrun.aspxJoin us on the annual sport institute run

    09 Apr 2015

    The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) 5K and 10K run returns for a third year within the iconic surroundings of London’s Regents Park.

  • /News/Pages/Bedsdealbenefitspatients.aspxBeds deal benefits patients

    08 Apr 2015

    An innovative deal with medical suppliers Medstrom to supply more than 1,000 new beds is helping UCLH to drive down the risk of patients developing pressure ulcers.

  • /News/Pages/Groundbreakingpathologypartnershiplaunched.aspxGround-breaking pathology partnership launched

    01 Apr 2015

    UCLH, Royal Free London and The Doctors Laboratory have today launched Health Services Laboratories (HSL), a ground-breaking pathology joint venture which will improve care for patients and deliver better value for the health economy.

  • /News/Pages/ISEH.aspxStarring role for ISEH in BBC blood documentary

    26 Mar 2015

    UCLH's Institute of Sport Exercise and Health (ISEH) set the scene for a revealing BBC documentary looking at the extraordinary abilities of blood to adapt and keep us alive.

  • /News/Pages/TBresearchhighlights.aspxResearch highlights undiagnosed burden of TB

    24 Mar 2015

    International researchers led by UCLH infectious diseases consultant Professor Ali Zumla have highlighted a huge undiagnosed burden of tuberculosis (TB) and called for more proactive screening.

  • /News/Pages/TheTripletsAreComing.aspxThe Triplets Are Coming

    20 Mar 2015

    The multiple births clinic at UCLH run by Dr Ruwan Wimalasundera and Dr George Attilakos was featured in the first episode of The Triplets Are Coming which aired on Thursday on ITV.

  • /News/Pages/FGMworkhighlightedinComicRelieffilm.aspxFGM work highlighted in Comic Relief film

    13 Mar 2015

    A BBC3 Comic Relief special programme has featured leading work by UCLH in the fight against female genital mutilation (FGM).

  • /News/Pages/UCLHstaffcelebratedforexcellence.aspxUCLH staff celebrated for excellence

    12 Mar 2015

    Staff from across UCLH were honoured for their outstanding work on Wednesday night at the Celebrating Excellence Awards.

  • /News/Pages/Greenlightforprotonbeamtherapycentre.aspxGreen light for proton beam therapy centre

    11 Mar 2015

    The Department of Health has announced the preferred contractors for the building and supply of equipment for the proton beam therapy (PBT) service which will treat hundreds of patients each year at University College Hospital from 2018.

  • /News/Pages/WebchatAskanexpertaboutpituitarydisorders.aspxWeb chat: Ask an expert about pituitary disorders

    10 Mar 2015

    For our March web chat, we have Dr Stephanie Baldeweg, a consultant physician in diabetes and endocrinology disorders at University College Hospital taking your questions about pituitary disorders.

  • /News/Pages/NoSmokingDay–haveyouthoughtaboutgivingup.aspxNo Smoking Day – have you thought about giving up?

    10 Mar 2015

    If you are keen to kick the habit and would welcome some advice and support – come and chat to our team at an event to mark National No Smoking Day (Wednesday 11 March 2015).

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