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’.
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.
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.
25 Aug 2015
The University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre features in an upcoming film being released in cinemas nationwide on September 25.
20 Aug 2015
UCLH staff featured on Health Today Radio, NHS Choices’ radio station on Wednesday 19 August.
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.
14 Aug 2015
The second phase of the urology service move to University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street takes place next week.
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).
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.
28 Jul 2015
Tonight’s BBC2 Great Ormond Street programme explores how proton beam therapy (PBT) can help children with hard to treat cancers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
23 Jun 2015
Come along to the UCLH research open day today and find out how research is changing patient care.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.