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  • /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.

  • /News/Pages/CommunitylaunchforFGMpaediatricclinic.aspxCommunity launch for FGM paediatric clinic

    10 Dec 2014

    Leaders from medicine, women’s charities and cultural groups joined together this morning to formally launch UCLH’s (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s) female genital mutilation (FGM) paediatric clinic.

  • /News/Pages/32Webchatstomachache3.aspxWeb chat: Ask an expert about stomach ache

    08 Dec 2014

    Tummy troubles, digestive and bowel problems are no fun this festive season. To answer your questions on anything from unexplained rumbling tums and constipation to ulcerative colitis, crohn’s disease and colo-rectal cancer, we have Mr Richard Cohen to answer your questions in our web chat.

  • /News/Pages/ISEHnamedasIOCresearchcentre.aspxISEH named as IOC research centre

    28 Nov 2014

    The Institute for Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) has been named as one of nine research centres from across the world as an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Research Centre for Prevention of Injury and Protection of Athlete Health.

  • /News/Pages/MinisterpraisesUCLH.aspxMinister visits UK's first paediatric FGM clinic

    27 Nov 2014

    The Public Health Minister has praised the work of UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) during a visit to see the UK’s first paediatric female genital mutilation (FGM) clinic.

  • /News/Pages/Startandendthepartysafely.aspxStart and end the party safely

    26 Nov 2014

    UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) is teaming up with the London Ambulance Service (LAS) and Mayor of London to encourage Londoners to plan ahead for a safe night out and help party-goers avoid a trip to A&E.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHjoinsSignUpToSafetycampaign.aspxUCLH joins Sign Up To Safety campaign

    25 Nov 2014

    UCLH has made a series of pledges to help make the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world as part of the national Sign Up To Safety campaign.

  • /News/Pages/Industrialaction24November.aspxIndustrial action - 24 November

    21 Nov 2014

    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) intends to operate most of its services as usual during a 4 hour strike on 24 November.

  • /News/Pages/Camdenlaunchescampaigntoturn‘BigC’intoa‘smallc’.aspxCamden launches campaign to turn ‘Big C’ into a ‘small c’

    20 Nov 2014

    The NHS in Camden has launched a major public awareness campaign to increase cancer survival in the borough by diagnosing a higher proportion of patients at an early stage, when most people survive the disease.

  • /News/Pages/VotefortheCamdenPatientPublicEngagementGroup.aspxVote for the Camden Patient Public Engagement Group

    19 Nov 2014

    The Camden Patient and Public Engagement Group (CPPEG) is a body that is currently composed of appointed members of general practice, Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) and nominated members of a number of key stakeholder groups in Camden (e.g. Age UK and Camden Carers Service).

  • /News/Pages/Achievementawardforbariatricslead.aspxAchievement award for bariatrics lead

    18 Nov 2014

    Dr Rachel Batterham, clinic lead of the bariatrics service at UCLH, has been awarded the 2014 Lilly Scientific Achievement Award by The Obesity Society.

  • /News/Pages/ISEHwelcomesATPWorldTour.aspxISEH welcomes ATP medical services team

    17 Nov 2014

    The team responsible for keeping tennis’ elite players injury-free on the ATP World Tour were at the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health (ISEH) on Monday for a day of training and discussion following the Tour Finals in London.

  • /News/Pages/Studyshedslightoncriticalcarenutrition.aspxStudy sheds light on critical care nutrition

    12 Nov 2014

    A study involving senior clinicians and patients from UCLH has helped researchers to solve a long unanswered question about providing nutrition to critically ill patients.

  • /News/Pages/1CYPDaward201478.aspxAward for children and young people’s diabetes website

    10 Nov 2014

    Our children and young people’s diabetes website is an award winner!

  • /News/Pages/EfficiencycallreporthighlightsUCLHwork.aspxEfficiency call report highlights UCLH work

    06 Nov 2014

    The work of staff at UCLH to make patient services and procedures more efficient has been highlighted by national media.

  • /News/Pages/UCLHbacksearlyadvicewintercampaign.aspxUCLH backs early advice winter campaign

    03 Nov 2014

    UCLH is supporting the NHS winter campaign, ‘Feeling under the weather?’ urging older people to seek early advice from their pharmacist.

  • /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.

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