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Joint Chair announced for north west London’s four acute trusts

  Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust are pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Swindells as our new joint Chair. Matthew will take up his position on 1 April 2022. Our four trusts – […]

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London NHS reflects on two years of Covid-19

Two years ago today, the first Covid-19 patients were treated in London after being transferred from Brighton to Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Tehseen Khan, a London GP and senior clinical adviser for the Covid-19 vaccination programme, has seen some of the worst of the pandemic, with Covid-19 spreading quickly among the […]

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More than five million vaccines given by London pharmacies

A year on from the first Covid-19 vaccination at a high street pharmacy, there are now more than 230 pharmacies giving life-saving jabs across London – and they have delivered more than five million vaccinations in the rollout of the biggest vaccination programme ever. People across the country are being urged to ‘grab a jab’ […]

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A wide range of sites to get your Covid-19 jab

A range of innovative approaches to delivering the vaccine is taking place across London – from mobile vaccination clinics, shopping centres and supermarkets to colleges, places of worship, community centres and sports stadiums. NHS staff on board a vaccination bus visiting Stockwell, Vauxhall, Streatham and Brixton are not only giving covid jabs, but also providing […]

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London midwife, virologist and radiographer among NHS heroes recognised in New Year Honours

The hard work and dedication of staff across the capital’s NHS are among those recognised in this year’s New Year Honours, with a midwife, virologist and radiographer awarded alongside more than 30 other health service workers across the city. London’s healthcare staff have received honours for services across midwifery, intensive care medicine, inclusion and the […]

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NHS Jingle Jabs delivers thousands of lifesaving vaccines across London

The NHS Covid vaccination programme, the biggest and most successful in health service history, continued over the festive period in England. NHS staff across England reported hundreds of thousands of life-saving ‘jingle jab’ vaccinations at scores of sites over Christmas Eve, Christmas and Boxing Day, with 54,307 total jabs given to Londoners including more than […]

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London’s first 24-hour vaccination centre opens as new sites join call to protect the city

First 24-hour London Covid-19 vaccination centre and Wembley Stadium among new centres being opened by the NHS this weekend, as hundreds of thousands more Londoners rush forward to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The increase in vaccination sites comes as Londoners surge forward for the Covid-19 vaccine, with more than double the number of daily vaccinations given compared […]

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