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  • /News/Pages/NewnationalservicetoacceleratedementiaresearchlaunchedatUCLH.aspxNew national service to aid dementia research launched at UCLH

    24 Feb 2015

    A nationwide online and telephone service that helps people take part in dementia research studies was launched today at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

  • /News/Pages/WebchatAskanexpertaboutstomachcancer.aspxWeb chat: Ask an expert about stomach cancer

    24 Feb 2015

    Could your persistent heartburn be cancer?

  • /News/Pages/Cometoourrecruitmentday.aspxCome to our recruitment open day

    18 Feb 2015

    Nurses, nursing assistants, midwives and allied health professionals considering a career move to UCLH are warmly invited to our recruitment open day on Tuesday, February 24.

  • /News/Pages/Leonardslegacyliveson.aspxLeonard’s legacy lives on

    17 Feb 2015

    A simple request from a patient for pens and paper has mushroomed into an elaborate series of well-used, boredom-busting folders, available on wards to keep patients occupied during their hospital stay.

  • /News/Pages/Royalvisittoadolescentarthritiscentre.aspxRoyal visit to adolescent arthritis centre

    12 Feb 2015

    Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall, today visited teenagers with arthritis at University College Hospital in London in her capacity as Patron of Arthritis Research UK.

  • /News/Pages/BusservicedisruptionThursday5February.aspxBus service disruption Thursday 5 February

    05 Feb 2015

    Transport for London (TfL) is advising bus passengers that some of its drivers are planning to take industrial action which will take effect from around 04.00hrs on Thursday for 24 hours.

  • /News/Pages/NewtechniquetestedatUCLHhalvesdiagnosistimeforlungcancerpatients.aspxNew technique tested at UCLH halves diagnosis time for lung cancer patients

    04 Feb 2015

    UCLH clinicians have identified a new technique which has halved the time between the first hospital visit and treatment for lung cancer patients.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHastepclosertobringingworld’smostadvancedcancertreatmenttoUK.aspxUCLH a step closer to UK's most advanced cancer treatment

    26 Jan 2015

    UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) is taking its first steps towards bringing high energy proton beam therapy (PBT), one of the world’s most advanced forms of radiotherapy, to the UK – by demolishing the building on the site where the new service will be located.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHandUCLtopioneernewcancertherapies.aspxUCLH and UCL to pioneer new cancer therapies

    22 Jan 2015

    A research programme led by UCLH and UCL to pioneer the next generation of cancer therapies has secured £30m of investment to help develop a new technology called t-cell therapy.

  • /News/Pages/Takeabreakfromthebooze.aspxTake a break from the booze

    20 Jan 2015

    Wonder if you may be drinking a little too much? Want to know more about how to cut back? University College Hospital is hosting an event this Friday (23 January) in support of Dry January, a campaign led by Alcohol Concern.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHunveilsnewvanforLondoninfectiousdiseasescreening.aspxNew van unveiled for London infectious disease screening

    19 Jan 2015

    A new mobile health unit that will help thousands of patients get access to testing for TB, HIV, Hepatitis B and C and other priority public health infections was unveiled by London deputy mayor Victoria Borwick outside Parliament today.

  • /News/Pages/Askanexpertabouthearingloss(UCLHwebchat).aspxAsk an expert about hearing loss (UCLH web chat)

    15 Jan 2015

    There are over 10 million people in the UK with some form of hearing loss, that’s one in six of the population. If hearing loss is affecting you or someone you know, we have an expert available in our next web chat to answer your questions.

  • /News/Pages/NewYearshonoursforUCLHclinicians.aspxNew Year's honours for UCLH clinicians

    14 Jan 2015

    Two UCLH clinicians have been honoured for their services to health in the Queen’s Honours.

  • /News/Pages/BusservicedisruptionTuesday13January.aspxBus service disruption Tuesday 13 January

    12 Jan 2015

    Transport for London (TfL) has advised passengers that some of its bus drivers are planning to take industrial action between 00.01hrs and 23.59hrs on Tuesday (13 January), which would also affect night services on Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.

  • /News/Pages/Rapiddiagnosisofpreviouslyunknowncausesofinfectionnowaclinicalreality.aspxRapid diagnosis of previously unknown causes of infection now a clinical reality

    09 Jan 2015

    A team at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) has identified a previously unrecognised cause of brain inflammation in a severely immune-compromised patient following bone marrow transplantation.

  • /News/Pages/Invitationtoseenewbuildingplans.aspxInvitation to see new building plans

    09 Jan 2015

    UCLH is to showcase updated building plans for a world-leading centre for services currently provided at the Royal National Throat, Nose & Ear Hospital and the Eastman Dental Hospital.

  • /News/Pages/EpilepsysurgeryfeaturedonBBCNewsnight.aspxNHNN epilepsy surgery shown on Newsnight

    07 Jan 2015

    A short film on Newsnight last night highlighted the difference that surgery carried out at UCLH’s National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery could make to thousands of epilepsy sufferers.

  • /News/Pages/AintnomountainhighenoughforAtaxiapatient.aspxAin't no mountain high enough for Ataxia patient

    06 Jan 2015

    A young patient with a rare and life-limiting genetic disease which has no treatment or cure fulfilled his dream to ascend Mount Kilimanjaro in a mountain trike – with the help and support of staff at UCLH.

  • /News/Pages/EmergencyDepartmentmajorimprovementwork.aspxEmergency Department major improvement work

    06 Jan 2015

    Major improvement work is taking place at University College Hospital's Emergency Department, Beaumont Place, from January 2015

  • /News/Pages/UCLHsupportsDryJanuary.aspxDry January

    31 Dec 2014

    UCLH is supporting Alcohol Concern's Dry January campaign which aims to encourage people to stop drinking for one month from the 1 January.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHappointsnewnon-executivedirector.aspxUCLH appoints new non-executive director

    29 Dec 2014

    UCLH is pleased to announce the appointment of Caspar Woolley as a new non-executive director.

  • /News/Pages/NorthThamesGenomicProject.aspxNHS to 'unlock secrets' using DNA

    22 Dec 2014

    UCLH is one of six hospital trusts in north London to form a partnership and create the North Thames Genomics Medicine Centre to support the delivery of the Prime Minister’s 100,000 Genome Project.

  • /News/Pages/UCHonTextSantatomorrow.aspxUCLH on Text Santa

    18 Dec 2014

    Watch the telethon "Text Santa" on ITV tomorrow (Friday 19 December 2014) and you could catch a glimpse of some of our patients and staff on the Teenage Cancer Trust wards at University College Hospital and the Macmillan Cancer Centre.

  • /News/Pages/NursesneededforUCLHsleadingneonatalunit.aspxNurses needed for UCLH's leading neonatal unit

    12 Dec 2014

    The Neonatal Unit is recruiting more nurses to care for babies who are newly born and sick or premature.

  • /News/Pages/GotChristmaswrapped.aspxGot Christmas wrapped?

    12 Dec 2014

    Christmas is a time for celebrating and enjoying yourself, but don’t forget our top tips for a healthy Christmas.

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