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  • /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/UCLHstaffonHealthTodayRadio.aspxUCLH staff on Health Today Radio

    20 Aug 2015

    UCLH staff featured on Health Today Radio, NHS Choices’ radio station on Wednesday 19 August.

  • /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.

  • /News/Pages/NHSpatientsastepclosertohavinghighenergyprotonbeamtherapyintheUK.aspxNHS patients a step closer to high energy proton beam therapy

    24 Jul 2015

    NHS patients are a step closer to having high energy proton beam therapy in the UK, after the official signing of contracts for the equipment supplier and building contractors for the two NHS proton beam therapy centres in Manchester and London.

  • /News/Pages/Summerschooldoctorscelebrategraduation.aspxSummer school doctors celebrate graduation

    21 Jul 2015

    Surgical skills, medical ethics, life in the emergency department: Students who dream of becoming the NHS professionals of the future joined a summer school with a difference at UCLH.

  • /News/Pages/UpdatedguidelinesgivehealthprofessionalsclarityonFGMcare.aspxUpdated guidelines give health professionals clarity on FGM care

    13 Jul 2015

    UCLH’s lead clinician on female genital mutilation (FGM) has helped to revise national guidelines for healthcare professionals on providing care to those who have suffered from the practice.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHtoinvestinnewworldleadingcentre.aspxUCLH to invest in new world leading centre

    10 Jul 2015

    A new centre for the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the ear, nose, throat and mouth including dental, hearing, speech and balance services will be built on Huntley Street, WC1E.

  • /News/Pages/Neuroresponsetoberolledouttoother.aspxNeuroresponse to be rolled out throughout England

    07 Jul 2015

    UCLH nurse consultant Bernadette Porter is one of 17 healthcare pioneers identified to receive national support to roll out their technologies, processes and models of care to patients, hospitals and GP practices throughout England.

  • /News/Pages/YounginpatientsgiveUCLHthumbsup.aspxYoung inpatients give UCLH thumbs up

    01 Jul 2015

    UCLH provides good inpatient services to children and young people, according to the first survey in England to get the views of teenagers and children on hospital care.

  • /News/Pages/Researchopendaydrawsthecrowds.aspxResearch open day draws the crowds

    01 Jul 2015

    Clinicians, scientists and researchers showcased the latest technology and techniques to tackle conditions such as cancer, dementia and arthritis at a research open day hosted by UCLH.

  • /News/Pages/UniversityCollegeHospitalatWestmorelandStreetreopenstopatients.aspxUniversity College Hospital at Westmoreland Street reopens to patients

    30 Jun 2015

    As part of cross-London plans to improve cardiac and cancer care for millions of people across north and east London and west Essex, the first phase of our urology service move to the refurbished University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street completed today. Thoracic surgery has also returned to the hospital.

  • /News/Pages/BrainstemimplantisLeiasbestbirthdaygift.aspxBrainstem implant is Leia’s best birthday gift

    29 Jun 2015

    A little girl born profoundly deaf was able to hear her parents sing Happy Birthday on Sunday (28 June) after becoming one of the youngest people in the UK to have pioneering hearing surgery.

  • /News/Pages/Researchischangingpatientcare.aspxCome to our research open day today

    23 Jun 2015

    Come along to the UCLH research open day today and find out how research is changing patient care.

  • /News/Pages/ParliamentariansseeFindTreatinaction.aspxParliamentarians see Find&Treat in action

    22 Jun 2015

    The work of UCLH’s Find&Treat service has been highlighted by an all-party Parliamentary group working to reduce the prevalence of tuberculosis (TB) in the UK.

  • /News/Pages/Plaqueunveilingforpioneerbrainsurgeon.aspxPlaque unveiling for pioneer brain surgeon

    18 Jun 2015

    Surgeons from the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN) paid tribute to early pioneer Sir Victor Horsley during a ceremony to celebrate his lifetime achievements.

  • /News/Pages/WebchatMotorNeuroneDisease.aspxWeb chat: Motor Neurone Disease

    18 Jun 2015

    June is Motor Neurone Disease (MND) awareness month and we have two experts, Jan Clarke and Dr Nikhil Sharma, answering your questions on our next web chat.

  • /News/Pages/SpeechconsultantawardedOBE.aspxSpeech consultant awarded OBE

    17 Jun 2015

    The Queen’s Birthday Honours List is a cause for celebration at UCLH this week as the roll call of names included an OBE for our consultant speech and language therapist Gillian Kennedy who works with premature babies and other vulnerable infants needing extra care.

  • /News/Pages/Newfilmsfocusonlearningdisabilities.aspxNew films focus on learning disabilities

    16 Jun 2015

    The first in a series of simple, short films co-produced by UCLH has been launched to help patients with learning disabilities, coinciding with Mencap’s national awareness week.

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