News https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/ en Joy Godden awarded Chief Nursing Officer for England Silver award https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/joy-godden-awarded-chief-nursing-officer-for-england-silver-award <span>Joy Godden awarded Chief Nursing Officer for England Silver award</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Tue, 17/05/2022 - 16:57</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-17T12:00:00Z">17 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Joy Godden, director of nursing and governance at Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals before retiring in December 2021, has been honoured for her contributions to the NHS by receiving the Chief Nursing Officer for England Silver award, by Duncan Burton, deputy chief nursing officer for England. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/joy-godden-awarded-chief-nursing-officer-for-england-silver-award">Read more</a></div> Tue, 17 May 2022 15:57:42 +0000 L.Nolan 3145 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk The Princess Royal opens new Diagnostic Centre at Royal Brompton https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/princess-royal-opens-new-diagnostic-centre-royal-brompton <span>The Princess Royal opens new Diagnostic Centre at Royal Brompton</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Mon, 16/05/2022 - 16:14</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-16T12:00:00Z">16 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">A ‘world leading’ heart and lung centre has been officially opened by the Princess Royal (on Thursday 12 May) after being built in the midst of a global pandemic. <a href="//www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/princess-royal-opens-new-diagnostic-centre-royal-brompton">Read more</a></div> Mon, 16 May 2022 15:14:07 +0000 L.Nolan 3143 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse – Jim Head, ITU Senior Staff Nurse, Harefield Hospital https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-jim-head-itu-senior-staff-nurse-harefield-hospital <span>Why I Became a Nurse – Jim Head, ITU Senior Staff Nurse, Harefield Hospital</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/05/2022 - 12:57</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-09T12:00:00Z">9 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span><span><span><span>I’m a Senior Staff Nurse in the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) at Harefield Hospital, where I have worked for the past 22 years. I started my nursing career as a student nurse in 1997, training at Worcester University and Kidderminster Hospital.</span></span></span></span></span></p></div> Mon, 09 May 2022 11:57:00 +0000 L.Nolan 3136 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse - Devika Ratnayaka, senior staff nurse, ITU, Harefield Hospital https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-devika-ratnayaka-senior-staff-nurse-itu-harefield-hospital <span>Why I Became a Nurse - Devika Ratnayaka, senior staff nurse, ITU, Harefield Hospital</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/05/2022 - 16:25</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-09T12:00:00Z">9 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span><span><span><span>Hi! I’m Devika, a senior staff nurse in the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) at Harefield Hospital. </span></span></span></span></span></p></div> Mon, 09 May 2022 15:25:06 +0000 L.Nolan 3138 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse - Oluwafemi Akindele, ITU Staff Nurse, Harefield Hospital https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-oluwafemi-akindele-itu-staff-nurse-harefield-hospital <span>Why I Became a Nurse - Oluwafemi Akindele, ITU Staff Nurse, Harefield Hospital</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/05/2022 - 12:23</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-09T12:00:00Z">9 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span><span>I'm elated to be living the future I predicted for myself back in 2011. I’ve always wanted to have the opportunity to help people, and nursing is all about helping others; just holding someone's hand means so much.</span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><strong><u>How it Started </u></strong></span></span></span></p></div> Mon, 09 May 2022 11:23:25 +0000 L.Nolan 3135 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse – Liz Allibone, Head of Clinical Education and Training, Nursing Development and Education https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-liz-allibone-head-clinical-education-and-training-nursing-development-and <span>Why I Became a Nurse – Liz Allibone, Head of Clinical Education and Training, Nursing Development and Education</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/05/2022 - 14:35</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-09T12:00:00Z">9 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span>I wanted to become a nurse from a young age and volunteered on a variety of projects to gain experience, although, at the same time, I had an interest in teaching. Nursing won! </span></span></p> <p><span><span>I started my nursing career in Hampshire, and when I graduated, I was fortunate to win the Silver Buckle, Nurse of the Year award. When I commenced my first Staff Nurse post on a surgical ward, I met a Nurse Careers Advisor who advised me to develop a special interest alongside learning more about the speciality I was working in. </span></span></p></div> Mon, 09 May 2022 13:35:49 +0000 L.Nolan 3137 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse – Samantha Cliffe, Lead Nurse for Cardiac Nuclear Medicine and the Diagnostic Centre https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-samantha-cliffe-lead-nurse-for-cardiac-nuclear-medicine-and-diagnostic-centre <span>Why I Became a Nurse – Samantha Cliffe, Lead Nurse for Cardiac Nuclear Medicine and the Diagnostic Centre</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Mon, 09/05/2022 - 17:09</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-09T12:00:00Z">9 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span>I was first interested in becoming a nurse when I was a patient myself at around 14 years of age. A nurse who looked after me at that time inspired me, and I still remember her name: Becky. She was kind, attentive, and confident, and Becky made me feel safe.</span></span></p></div> Mon, 09 May 2022 16:09:52 +0000 L.Nolan 3139 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse - Marina Nicholas, Head of Postgraduate Education (Nursing), Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-marina-nicholas-head-postgraduate-education-nursing-royal-brompton-and-harefield <span>Why I Became a Nurse - Marina Nicholas, Head of Postgraduate Education (Nursing), Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Fri, 06/05/2022 - 16:42</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-06T12:00:00Z">6 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>I always knew I was going to become a nurse. I think it started when I received a nurse’s uniform and plastic stethoscope when I was a child. I wanted to help people.</p> <p>This ambition was confirmed when I did two weeks’ work experience in a hospital at 15. I tried to get into nursing school in my local hospital in Derry when I left school, but there was a waiting list, and I decided I didn’t want to wait.</p> <p>So, I applied to a few hospitals in England and secured a place working in Hillingdon, Harefield and Mount Vernon Hospitals in 1988.</p></div> Fri, 06 May 2022 15:42:00 +0000 L.Nolan 3133 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Why I Became a Nurse - Casim Nkolimbo, Staff Nurse, Surgery, Harefield Hospital https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/why-i-became-nurse-casim-nkolimbo-staff-nurse-surgery-harefield-hospital <span>Why I Became a Nurse - Casim Nkolimbo, Staff Nurse, Surgery, Harefield Hospital</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Fri, 06/05/2022 - 16:47</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-06T12:00:00Z">6 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span>My name is Casim Nkolimbo; I am from Zimbabwe, the southernmost region of the African continent. </span></span></p> <p><span><span>I grew up with nurses in my family and lived with my older sister, who was a nurse. I was greatly inspired by the great respect she commanded in the community and the passion with which she carried out her role in a disadvantaged rural community.</span></span></p></div> Fri, 06 May 2022 15:47:44 +0000 L.Nolan 3134 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk New art installed in Harefield Hospital’s Peace Gardens https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/new-art-installed-harefield-hospitals-peace-gardens <span>New art installed in Harefield Hospital’s Peace Gardens</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Wed, 04/05/2022 - 10:31</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-05-04T12:00:00Z">4 May 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><span><span><span><span><span>New artwork has been installed in Harefield Hospitals’ Peace Gardens – created by artist Emily Gardiner.</span></span></span></span></span></p> <p><span><span><span><span><span>The Peace Gardens, situated outside Rowan Ward and the ICU ward, have over the past year been rejuvenated with plants and trellises, so patients can enjoy the view from their windows. </span></span></span></span></span></p></div> Wed, 04 May 2022 09:31:04 +0000 L.Nolan 3131 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk New guide to cardiovascular medicine ‘in a nutshell’ edited by consultant cardiologist https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/new-guide-cardiovascular-medicine-nutshell-edited-consultant-cardiologist <span>New guide to cardiovascular medicine ‘in a nutshell’ edited by consultant cardiologist</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Tue, 12/04/2022 - 11:23</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-04-12T12:00:00Z">12 April 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The first comprehensive pocket guide to all aspects of cardiovascular medicine will provide physicians with rapid access to the latest recommendations, according to its editor, Professor Thomas F. Lüscher, a consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals. <a href="//www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/new-guide-cardiovascular-medicine-nutshell-edited-consultant-cardiologist">Read more</a></div> Tue, 12 Apr 2022 10:23:50 +0000 L.Nolan 3127 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk New guidance to improve diagnosis of respiratory problems in athletes https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/new-guidance-improve-diagnosis-respiratory-problems-athletes <span>New guidance to improve diagnosis of respiratory problems in athletes</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Tue, 12/04/2022 - 11:13</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-04-12T12:00:00Z">12 April 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Dr James Hull, a consultant respiratory physician at Royal Brompton Hospital, chaired the group behind the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Clinical Statement for the Assessment and Management of Respiratory Problems in Athletic Individuals, which was published today.  <a href="https://www2.rbht.nhs.uk/services/comms/news/new-guidance-to-improve-diagnosis-of-respiratory-problems-in-athletes/?manage=1">Read more</a></div> Tue, 12 Apr 2022 10:13:39 +0000 L.Nolan 3126 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton cardiologist wins prestigious accolade https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-cardiologist-wins-prestigious-accolade <span>Royal Brompton cardiologist wins prestigious accolade </span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Fri, 01/04/2022 - 11:56</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-04-01T12:00:00Z">1 April 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Dr Brian Halliday, consultant cardiologist at Royal Brompton Hospital, has been awarded the 2022 Young Author Achievement Award from the American College of Cardiology, in recognition of outstanding research published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC): Heart Failure. Dr Halliday received this award for his study 'Heart Rate as a Marker of Relapse During Withdrawal of Therapy in Recovered Dilated Cardiomyopathy.' <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-cardiologist-wins-prestigious-accolade">Read more</a></div> Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:56:21 +0000 L.Nolan 3122 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Investment in new Diagnostic Centre signals long future for Royal Brompton Hospital https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/investment-new-diagnostic-centre-signals-long-future-for-royal-brompton-hospital-0 <span>Investment in new Diagnostic Centre signals long future for Royal Brompton Hospital</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Fri, 18/03/2022 - 13:18</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-03-18T12:00:00Z">18 March 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The lead member for adult social care and health at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, councillor Cem Kemahli, visited the new Royal Brompton Diagnostic Centre this week. Councillor Kemahli said he was “very impressed” with the quality, capabilities and technological resources of the new facility in Chelsea, both in terms of its potential impact on delivering better healthcare for patients and on the way it had been delivered close to his own local ward (Royal Hospital ward) as a borough councillor. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/investment-new-diagnostic-centre-signals-long-future-for-royal-brompton-hospital">Read more</a></div> Fri, 18 Mar 2022 13:18:31 +0000 S.Anand 3115 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton Hospital’s catering service secures five stars https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospitals-catering-service-secures-five-stars <span>Royal Brompton Hospital’s catering service secures five stars</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Thu, 10/03/2022 - 13:26</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-03-10T12:00:00Z">10 March 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The catering service at Royal Brompton Hospital has been honoured with a five-star award for food hygiene. The top result comes after a recent inspection by officers from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Directorate of Environmental Health, which covered all aspects of food service, from the Brompton Café for staff and visitors and in-patient meals to the Proud to Serve Starbucks coffee shop. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospitals-catering-service-secures-five-stars">Read more</a></div> Thu, 10 Mar 2022 13:26:57 +0000 L.Nolan 3107 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Study reveals new genetic variants in severe Covid patients https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/study-reveals-new-genetic-variants-severe-covid-patients <span>Study reveals new genetic variants in severe Covid patients</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Thu, 10/03/2022 - 17:45</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-03-10T12:00:00Z">10 March 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Dr Anna Reed and Dr Brijesh Patel were the PIs at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, with research teams contributing valuable patient samples and data during the pandemic.</div> Thu, 10 Mar 2022 17:45:30 +0000 L.Nolan 3109 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Improved dermatology service starts at Harefield https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/improved-dermatology-service-starts-harefield <span>Improved dermatology service starts at Harefield </span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Mon, 07/03/2022 - 15:18</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-03-07T12:00:00Z">7 March 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Patients at Harefield Hospital are benefiting from a newly improved service offering advice on skin conditions, thanks to the hospital’s merger with Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The dermatology service is key for Harefield’s inpatients, many of whom need to stay in the hospital for a while and are particularly susceptible to skin complaints due to their condition and some of the drugs they need to take, which can compromise the body’s natural defences. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/improved-dermatology-service-starts-harefield">Read more </a></div> Mon, 07 Mar 2022 15:18:48 +0000 S.Anand 3103 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Infection surveillance project wins top award https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/infection-surveillance-project-wins-top-award <span>Infection surveillance project wins top award</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Fri, 04/03/2022 - 16:26</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-03-04T12:00:00Z">4 March 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">This award is the ISLA project’s third after receiving the Best Health Tech Project (Harefield, Thoracic) and Best New Tech (multi-centre) at the Digital Health Tech Awards in 2021.</div> Fri, 04 Mar 2022 16:26:00 +0000 L.Nolan 3102 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Annual Arrhythmia Summit returns to in-person event https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/annual-arrhythmia-summit-returns-person-event <span>Annual Arrhythmia Summit returns to in-person event</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Mon, 28/02/2022 - 11:15</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-02-28T12:00:00Z">28 February 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The annual London Arrhythmia Summit returns this year as an in-person event (1 April), bringing together cardiology experts from organisations across the world to discuss the latest advances in cardiology and electrophysiology, including important new studies, changes to guidelines, and innovation in arrhythmia management and treatment. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/annual-arrhythmia-summit-returns-person-event">Find out more</a></div> Mon, 28 Feb 2022 11:15:47 +0000 S.Anand 3098 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Long COVID: New review highlights impact on cardiovascular system https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/long-covid-new-review-highlights-impact-cardiovascular-system <span>Long COVID: New review highlights impact on cardiovascular system</span> <span><span>L.Nolan</span></span> <span>Fri, 18/02/2022 - 13:15</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-02-18T12:00:00Z">18 February 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Professor Thomas Lüscher, Director of Research, Education and Development at Royal Brompton and Harefield Clinical Group: This is the first review to summarise the diverse evidence on Long COVID and provide a balanced picture of this important issue. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/long-covid-new-review-highlights-impact-cardiovascular-system">Read more</a></div> Fri, 18 Feb 2022 13:15:17 +0000 L.Nolan 3095 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Collaboration enables life-saving operations to go ahead https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/collaboration-enables-life-saving-operations-go-ahead <span>Collaboration enables life-saving operations to go ahead</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Mon, 31/01/2022 - 15:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-02-01T12:00:00Z">1 February 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">One year on from coming together in a merger, new collaboration between Royal Brompton and St Thomas’ hospitals has enabled teams carrying out life-saving cardiac surgery to work around operational pressures and prevent delays to patient treatments. Working together, the surgical teams have now carried out several major heart operations by sharing facilities across hospitals, for patients who were originally facing delays due to a combination of operational pressures caused by the pandemic. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/collaboration-enables-life-saving-operations-go-ahead">Read more</a></div> Mon, 31 Jan 2022 15:59:53 +0000 S.Anand 3088 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton honoured with highest accolade for cardio-oncology https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-honoured-highest-accolade-for-cardio-oncology <span>Royal Brompton honoured with highest accolade for cardio-oncology</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Mon, 31/01/2022 - 09:43</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-01-31T12:00:00Z">31 January 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton Hospital has been named a Gold Class Centre of Excellence by the International Cardio-Oncology Society. In 2011, London’s Royal Brompton Hospital set up the UK’s first dedicated specialist cardio-oncology service. The mission of the service is to improve the cardiovascular health of people before, during and after cancer treatment. This reduces the risk of cancer patients developing heart problems after treatment. Royal Brompton Hospital’s Cardio-Oncology Service is one of only six hospitals outside the US and 15 worldwide to receive GOLD status from the US-based Society, its top designation. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-honoured-highest-accolade-for-cardio-oncology">Read more</a></div> Mon, 31 Jan 2022 09:43:00 +0000 S.Anand 3087 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Visiting guidance update https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/visiting-guidance-update <span>Visiting guidance update</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Fri, 28/01/2022 - 11:52</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-01-28T12:00:00Z">28 January 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Following a period of visiting restrictions, we are now carefully welcoming back visitors to our hospitals. With immediate effect, our inpatient wards are now open to visitors. Please note that visiting guidance for some wards in our hospitals may vary, so please check with the nursing team on the ward before visiting. All visitors must observe the measures we have in place to keep patients, other visitors and staff safe. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/visiting-guidance-update">Read the guidance in full</a></div> Fri, 28 Jan 2022 11:52:08 +0000 S.Anand 3086 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Consultant allergy dietitian wins top US award https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/consultant-allergy-dietitian-wins-top-us-award <span>Consultant allergy dietitian wins top US award </span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Thu, 06/01/2022 - 15:24</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2022-01-06T12:00:00Z">6 January 2022</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">A food allergy expert at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals is set to be honoured for her work by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI). Dr Isabel Skypala, a consultant allergy dietitian and clinical lead for food allergy in the asthma and allergy group at Royal Brompton Hospital, has been named the 2022 recipient of its Allied Health Professionals Recognition Award. Dr Skypala has been recognised for her commitment to training and mentoring dietitians and healthcare professionals in adult food allergy. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/consultant-allergy-dietitian-wins-top-us-award">Read more</a></div> Thu, 06 Jan 2022 15:24:46 +0000 S.Anand 3076 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton Hospital hailed for excellent care of young people https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-hailed-for-excellent-care-young-people <span>Royal Brompton Hospital hailed for excellent care of young people</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Tue, 21/12/2021 - 12:38</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-12-21T12:00:00Z">21 December 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Children and young people have reported overwhelmingly positive experiences as patients at Royal Brompton Hospital, according to a new report. The biennial Care Quality Commission (CQC) Children and Young People’s Patient Experience Survey 2020 revealed that Royal Brompton Hospital performed ‘much better than expected’ for the experiences of patients aged 8 to 15. The hospital witnessed a 7% increase in parent satisfaction with overnight stays. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-hailed-for-excellent-care-young-people">Read more</a></div> Tue, 21 Dec 2021 12:38:54 +0000 S.Anand 3073 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk