News https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/ en Hospitals’ care rated “better than most” by patients https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/hospitals-care-rated-better-most-patients <span>Hospitals’ care rated “better than most” by patients</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Tue, 19/10/2021 - 15:34</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-10-19T12:00:00Z">19 October 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals have been named as performing “better than most trusts” in the Care Quality Commission’s 2020 Adult Inpatient Survey. The annual survey captures feedback from patients who have stayed in hospital for at least one night. Patients are asked about their experience from pre-admission right through to their discharge. This year, Royal Brompton and Harefield received nearly 800 responses from patients who stayed at one of the hospitals between November 2020; the majority of which were overwhelmingly positive. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/hospitals-care-rated-better-most-patients">Read more</a></div> Tue, 19 Oct 2021 14:34:59 +0000 M.Lenza 3049 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk "I want to make sure that every Black child born in the UK today knows about their history and feels equally as proud of their heritage as I do" https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/i-want-make-sure-every-black-child-born-uk-today-knows-about-their-history-and-feels-equally-proud <span>"I want to make sure that every Black child born in the UK today knows about their history and feels equally as proud of their heritage as I do"</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Mon, 18/10/2021 - 11:56</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-10-18T12:00:00Z">18 October 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">To celebrate Black History Month, we asked our staff from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities to share their thoughts on what the month means to them, the centuries-long contribution of BAME communities to healthcare, and how Black history can be recognised and celebrated beyond just one month. First up is Stella Esan, staff nurse in adult intensive care, and co-chair of Royal Brompton and Harefield’s BAME staff network. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/i-want-make-sure-every-black-child-born-uk-today-knows-about-their-history-and-feels-equally-proud">Read more</a></div> Mon, 18 Oct 2021 10:56:43 +0000 S.Anand 3048 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Harefield Hospital nurse wins rising star award https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-hospital-nurse-wins-rising-star-award <span>Harefield Hospital nurse wins rising star award</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Thu, 07/10/2021 - 13:55</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-10-07T12:00:00Z">7 October 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Julia Gangata, Harefield cath lab sister, has been announced as one of the winners of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) London’s Rising Star Awards 2021. The awards recognise nurses and healthcare support workers from London’s Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) nursing community who have made an outstanding contribution to the capital’s health and care system. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-hospital-nurse-wins-rising-star-award">Read more</a></div> Thu, 07 Oct 2021 12:55:44 +0000 M.Lenza 3044 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton clinician receives prestigious accolade https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-clinician-receives-prestigious-accolade <span>Royal Brompton clinician receives prestigious accolade</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Wed, 06/10/2021 - 10:24</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-10-06T12:00:00Z">6 October 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton consultant cardiologist & intensivist Professor Susanna Price, has been awarded Honorary Membership of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). The highly prestigious award is given to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to both the ESICM and the speciality of intensive care medicine over a prolonged period. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-clinician-receives-prestigious-accolade">Read more</a></div> Wed, 06 Oct 2021 09:24:05 +0000 S.Anand 3043 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton Hospital, St Thomas’ cardiology department, and Harefield Hospital in the top 120 centres in the world for cardiology care https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-st-thomas-cardiology-department-and-harefield-hospital-top-120-centres-world <span>Royal Brompton Hospital, St Thomas’ cardiology department, and Harefield Hospital in the top 120 centres in the world for cardiology care</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Mon, 04/10/2021 - 14:21</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-10-04T12:00:00Z">4 October 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton Hospital, St Thomas’ cardiology department, and Harefield Hospital have been identified as three of the best centres in the world for cardiology care by the American weekly news magazine, Newsweek. Only 12 UK hospitals made the top 250 for cardiology. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-st-thomas-cardiology-department-and-harefield-hospital-top-120-centres-world">Read more</a></div> Mon, 04 Oct 2021 13:21:45 +0000 M.Lenza 3041 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Building lasting connections at Royal Brompton https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/building-lasting-connections-royal-brompton <span>Building lasting connections at Royal Brompton </span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Tue, 28/09/2021 - 13:27</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-09-29T12:00:00Z">29 September 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Bray from Billericay is just 12 years old but has already undergone surgery at Royal Brompton Hospital to cure his congenital heart disease. This World Heart Day, Mum, Kelly, shares the family’s story and how a faulty connection in Bray’s heart has led to the family creating a lasting connection with staff at Royal Brompton. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/building-lasting-connections-royal-brompton">Read more</a></div> Tue, 28 Sep 2021 12:27:20 +0000 M.Lenza 3038 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Leave Them Certain this Organ Donation Week https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/leave-them-certain-organ-donation-week <span>Leave Them Certain this Organ Donation Week</span> <span><span>R.Dalton</span></span> <span>Fri, 17/09/2021 - 15:17</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-09-20T12:00:00Z">20 September 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">To mark Organ Donation Week 2021, patients shared the life-changing impact organ donation has had on them, to encourage everyone to speak to their loved ones about donating organs – leaving people certain about their decision after they are gone. Staff also shared why organ donation can bring some comfort to families during a difficult time. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/leave-them-certain-organ-donation-week">Read more</a></div> Fri, 17 Sep 2021 14:17:16 +0000 R.Dalton 3034 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Harefield physios partner with Brunel to help patients https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-physios-partner-brunel-help-patients <span>Harefield physios partner with Brunel to help patients</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Fri, 03/09/2021 - 10:18</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-09-03T12:00:00Z">3 September 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">With the pandemic putting a stop to many work-based student placements, a group of six physiotherapy degree students, who would ordinarily complete their work placement at Harefield Hospital, have been able to put theory into practice using Brunel’s large gym facility, thanks to a new partnership. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-physios-partner-brunel-university-help-patients">Read more</a></div> Fri, 03 Sep 2021 09:18:44 +0000 M.Lenza 3011 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton researchers fill knowledge gap in adult congenital heart disease https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-researchers-fill-knowledge-gap-adult-congenital-heart-disease <span>Royal Brompton researchers fill knowledge gap in adult congenital heart disease</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Tue, 03/08/2021 - 10:15</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-08-03T12:00:00Z">3 August 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Professor Konstantinos Dimopoulos, consultant cardiologist, and his PhD student, Dr Andrew Constantine, have created a simple tool to determine perioperative mortality in adults with congenital heart disease that helps both clinicians and patients make more informed decisions before surgery. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-researchers-fill-knowledge-gap-adult-congenital-heart-disease">Read more</a></div> Tue, 03 Aug 2021 09:15:19 +0000 M.Lenza 2963 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton team reunited with intensive care patients https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-team-reunited-intensive-care-patients <span>Royal Brompton team reunited with intensive care patients</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Thu, 29/07/2021 - 10:00</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-07-29T12:00:00Z">29 July 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton’s Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU) team organised two virtual patient days for critical care patients, and their family members, to ‘revisit’ the hospital and speak to staff who cared for them. Usually held in-person, this year the days were moved online due to the Covid-19 pandemic. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-team-reunited-intensive-care-patients">Read more</a></div> Thu, 29 Jul 2021 09:00:05 +0000 M.Lenza 2961 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton researcher recognised for his work in cardiomyopathy https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-researcher-recognised-for-his-work-cardiomyopathy <span>Royal Brompton researcher recognised for his work in cardiomyopathy </span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Wed, 28/07/2021 - 10:36</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-07-28T12:00:00Z">28 July 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Dr Brian Halliday, specialist registrar at Royal Brompton Hospital and clinical lecturer at Imperial College’s National Heart and Lung Institute, has been awarded £1.1 million in research funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to study a possible treatment for dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-researcher-recognised-for-his-work-cardiomyopathy">Read more</a></div> Wed, 28 Jul 2021 09:36:24 +0000 M.Lenza 2960 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Harefield hospital prioritises staff and patient wellbeing https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-hospital-prioritises-staff-and-patient-wellbeing <span>Harefield hospital prioritises staff and patient wellbeing</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Wed, 21/07/2021 - 11:17</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-07-21T12:00:00Z">21 July 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Harefield Hospital in Middlesex has officially opened four new gardens for patients and staff to use to help improve their mental and physical wellbeing. The gardens have been designed to be accessible to all patients, with smooth surfaces to allow for easy access of patients on beds or chairs. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-hospital-prioritises-staff-and-patient-wellbeing">Read more</a></div> Wed, 21 Jul 2021 10:17:09 +0000 M.Lenza 2958 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Important information for patients and visitors in light of new government guidance https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/important-information-for-patients-and-visitors-light-new-government-guidance <span>Important information for patients and visitors in light of new government guidance</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Thu, 15/07/2021 - 09:06</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-07-15T12:00:00Z">15 July 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">On Monday 19th July, new government guidance will come into force for England, lifting a series of Covid-19 restrictions as part of the final stage of the government’s four-step roadmap for lifting lockdown. Across our hospitals, the safety of our patients and staff is paramount and we will continue to observe the measures we currently have in place to keep everyone safe during their visit. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/important-information-for-patients-and-visitors-light-new-government-guidance">Read more</a></div> Thu, 15 Jul 2021 08:06:33 +0000 S.Anand 2957 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton Hospital consultant awarded Honorary Fellowship by the American Society of Echocardiography https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-consultant-awarded-honorary-fellowship-american-society-echocardiography <span>Royal Brompton Hospital consultant awarded Honorary Fellowship by the American Society of Echocardiography</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Wed, 23/06/2021 - 09:45</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-06-23T12:00:00Z">23 June 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Professor Roxy Senior, has been selected as an Honorary Fellow of the American Society of Echocardiography. This Honorary Fellowship is presented to echocardiographers outside the United States who have made a significant contribution to the field of cardiovascular ultrasound imaging, inspiring clinicians through their research and leadership. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-consultant-awarded-honorary-fellowship-american-society-echocardiography">Read more</a></div> Wed, 23 Jun 2021 08:45:36 +0000 M.Lenza 2941 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Harefield team wins government funding for Artificial Intelligence programme https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-team-wins-government-funding-for-artificial-intelligence-programme <span>Harefield team wins government funding for Artificial Intelligence programme</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Fri, 11/06/2021 - 10:59</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-06-16T12:00:00Z">16 June 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">A team led by Dr William Man, consultant chest physician at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals, has been awarded significant funding from the NHS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Lab as part of the AI in Health and Care Award. The funding, with a potential value of £1.32 million, will be used to help improve the diagnosis of lung diseases in primary care. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/harefield-team-wins-government-funding-for-artificial-intelligence-programme">Read more</a></div> Fri, 11 Jun 2021 09:59:40 +0000 M.Lenza 2933 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Cystic Fibrosis Week 2021 https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/cystic-fibrosis-week-2021 <span>Cystic Fibrosis Week 2021</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Thu, 10/06/2021 - 14:04</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-06-15T12:00:00Z">15 June 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease where thick sticky mucus is produced in the lungs making it difficult to breathe. It can also affect other parts of the body, and while there is no cure for the disease, treatments are available to help manage it. For Cystic Fibrosis Week, we spoke to CF patient Eleanor Smith, an ambassador of our Vocal Beats programme - where young people are offered singing and music lessons that can help with breathing techniques - about why she joined the Vocal Beats programme, what it is like living with CF and how she met and interviewed BBC Radio 1 presenter, Katie Thistleton, for the Vocal Beats YouTube channel. <a href="http://<strong><a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/cystic-fibrosis-week-2021">Read more</a></strong>">Read more</a></div> Thu, 10 Jun 2021 13:04:04 +0000 M.Lenza 2932 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Hospital team wins digital health award for excellence in patient care https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/hospital-team-wins-digital-health-award-for-excellence-patient-care <span>Hospital team wins digital health award for excellence in patient care</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Fri, 28/05/2021 - 10:55</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-05-28T12:00:00Z">28 May 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">A team at Royal Brompton Hospital led by consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist, Dr Jonathan Behar, has won the Royal College of Physicians’ Excellence in Patient Care Award (EPCA) in the digital category. The project, entitled, “A digital pathway to support pre-procedural, shared decision making and consent”, received excellent feedback from patients. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/hospital-team-wins-digital-health-award-for-excellence-patient-care">Read more</a>  </div> Fri, 28 May 2021 09:55:48 +0000 M.Lenza 2927 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk International Nurses’ Day 2021 https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/international-nurses-day-2021 <span>International Nurses’ Day 2021</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Tue, 11/05/2021 - 14:37</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-05-12T12:00:00Z">12 May 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">To mark International Nurses Day, nurses from Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals were interviewed to shine a spotlight on the range of opportunities available to them, what they love about their job and what the day means to them. Organised annually by the International Council of Nurses, and held on Florence Nightingale’s Birthday, the day recognises the pivotal role nurses play in patient care, and the huge contribution they make to societies around the world. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/international-nurses-day-2021">Read more</a></div> Tue, 11 May 2021 13:37:58 +0000 M.Lenza 2911 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Artificial Intelligence predicts best treatment for Covid-19 patients https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/artificial-intelligence-predicts-best-treatment-for-covid-19-patients <span>Artificial Intelligence predicts best treatment for Covid-19 patients</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Tue, 11/05/2021 - 11:28</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-05-11T12:00:00Z">11 May 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Researchers have used Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict which critically ill Covid-19 patients might respond to interventions carried out in an intensive care setting, such as proning – where patients are turned onto their fronts to get more oxygen into the lungs. This approach, where comprehensive patient data is analysed day-by-day, could be used to improve Covid-19 guidelines and determine the best clinical treatments. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/artificial-intelligence-predicts-best-treatment-for-covid-19-patients">Read more</a></div> Tue, 11 May 2021 10:28:04 +0000 M.Lenza 2910 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Risk of mortality from Covid-19 can be identified using five health measurements https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/risk-mortality-covid-19-can-be-identified-using-five-health-measurements <span>Risk of mortality from Covid-19 can be identified using five health measurements</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Mon, 10/05/2021 - 13:12</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-05-10T12:00:00Z">10 May 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">The risk of mortality for Covid-19 patients can be identified using five measurements of health, a study by specialists at Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals has found. The health measurements are used to produce a score that identifies the risk of death from Covid-19 on a scale of 0 (low risk) to 3 (high risk). From this score, it can be determined which patients need in-hospital care and who can safely return home and be monitored remotely. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/risk-mortality-covid-19-can-be-identified-using-five-health-measurements">Read more</a></div> Mon, 10 May 2021 12:12:17 +0000 M.Lenza 2909 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Fighting to survive: Channel 4 reports on a year of Covid-19 at Royal Brompton Hospital https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/fighting-survive-channel-4-reports-year-covid-19-royal-brompton-hospital <span>Fighting to survive: Channel 4 reports on a year of Covid-19 at Royal Brompton Hospital</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Fri, 07/05/2021 - 08:56</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-05-07T12:00:00Z">7 May 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Staff at Royal Brompton Hospital’s Adult Intensive Care Unit (AICU) were praised in an extended broadcast on Channel 4 News last night (Thursday 6 May) as health and social care correspondent, Victoria Macdonald, returned one year after visiting Royal Brompton in the first wave of Covid-19. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/fighting-survive-channel-4-reports-year-covid-19-royal-brompton-hospital">Read more</a></div> Fri, 07 May 2021 07:56:28 +0000 M.Lenza 2907 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton Hospital researchers recognised globally as experts in aortic dissection https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-researchers-recognised-globally-experts-aortic-dissection-0 <span>Royal Brompton Hospital researchers recognised globally as experts in aortic dissection</span> <span><span>M.Lenza</span></span> <span>Wed, 05/05/2021 - 10:48</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-05-05T12:00:00Z">5 May 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">An analysis of aortic dissection (AD) research, published in the Journal of Thoracic Disease, has highlighted that clinicians from Royal Brompton Hospital have the highest number of citations in associated research papers, and the second highest number of published papers on AD internationally. The analysis showed that Royal Brompton Hospital researchers were the most influential and second most active. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-hospital-researchers-recognised-globally-experts-aortic-dissection-0">Read more</a></div> Wed, 05 May 2021 09:48:42 +0000 M.Lenza 2906 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals celebrated as a centre of excellence https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-and-harefield-hospitals-celebrated-centre-excellence <span>Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals celebrated as a centre of excellence</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Wed, 28/04/2021 - 09:44</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-04-28T12:00:00Z">28 April 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals have been awarded with ‘Centre of Excellence’ status and Dr Shouvik Haldar, consultant cardiologist and electrophysiologist at Harefield Hospital, has been recognised as a pioneer in the management of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), by international charity Arrhythmia Alliance. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-and-harefield-hospitals-celebrated-centre-excellence">Read more</a></div> Wed, 28 Apr 2021 08:44:36 +0000 S.Anand 2903 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Hospital team celebrates milestone achievement https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/hospital-team-celebrates-milestone-achievement <span>Hospital team celebrates milestone achievement</span> <span><span>S.Anand</span></span> <span>Mon, 12/04/2021 - 17:23</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-04-12T12:00:00Z">12 April 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals’ Clinical Genetics and Genomics Laboratory team is celebrating the milestone of analysing 10,000 samples of DNA. Genetic testing is carried out to confirm a diagnosis of a suspected inherited cardiac or respiratory condition in patients who have symptoms. The laboratory team was established in 2015 to provide genetic testing for inherited cardiac conditions, and two years later introduced genetic testing for inherited respiratory conditions. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/hospital-team-celebrate-milestone-achievement">Read more </a></div> Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:23:40 +0000 S.Anand 2896 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals team lead Heathrow Mass Vaccination Centre to success https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-and-harefield-hospitals-team-lead-heathrow-mass-vaccination-centre-success <span>Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals team lead Heathrow Mass Vaccination Centre to success</span> <span><span>R.Dalton</span></span> <span>Wed, 31/03/2021 - 14:34</span> <div class="field field--name-field-date field--type-datetime field--label-hidden field--item"><time datetime="2021-03-31T12:00:00Z">31 March 2021</time></div> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item">Staff from Royal Brompton and Harefield hospitals have teamed up with NHS colleagues from Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust to open the Heathrow Mass Vaccination Centre. Open seven days a week from 8am to 8pm, the Centre has the capacity to vaccinate 5,000 people every day – around 35,000 people a week. <a href="https://www.rbht.nhs.uk/news/royal-brompton-and-harefield-hospitals-team-lead-heathrow-mass-vaccination-centre-success">Read more</a></div> Wed, 31 Mar 2021 13:34:51 +0000 R.Dalton 2887 at https://www.rbht.nhs.uk