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Wood Green Community Diagnostic Centre celebrates the official opening of its MRI and CT services.

Wood Green Community Diagnostic Centre celebrates the official opening of its MRI and CT services.

27 Feb 2024
After three months of providing MRI and CT imaging services to the community, we are delighted to announce the official opening of Wood Green Community Diagnostic Centre’s lower ground floor.
Train strikes - Please allow more time to get to appointments

Train strikes - Please allow more time to get to appointments

26 Feb 2024
March  will see two days of London Overground strikes that may affect your journey to one of our services.
Whittington Health consultant wins prestigious literary Moore Prize

Whittington Health consultant wins prestigious literary Moore Prize

20 Feb 2024
Benjamin Black's account of his work in Sierra Leone scoops international award
February - Junior Doctor Strikes

February - Junior Doctor Strikes

16 Feb 2024
We will contact you if there are changes to your scheduled appointments. Please use our Emergency Department responsibly.
Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

New Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) is coming to Whittington Health

14 Feb 2024
Whittington Health are implementing the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) between now and the end of March.
The Whittakers of Whittington Health celebrate 67 years of combined service

The Whittakers of Whittington Health celebrate 67 years of combined service

25 Jan 2024
Mandy and Jason Whittaker have collectively contributed 67 years of service to Whittington Health - a journey that began with an office romance
Emma Prescott giving a blood test to Steaphanie George

World-first NHS test offered to patients with blood disorders at Whittington Health

24 Jan 2024
Earlier this week the NHS introduced a groundbreaking genetic test for patients with inherited blood disorders, like sickle cell disorder and thalassaemia.
a man carries a smiling toddler on his shoulders

Start Well — public consultation now open

17 Jan 2024
Make your voice heard on proposals to make changes to Maternity, Neonatal and surgical services for children
Changes to our Pathology Laboratory services

Changes to our Pathology Laboratory services

11 Jan 2024
Whittington Health NHS Trust’s pathology laboratory services will be transferred to Health Service Laboratories from April 2024.
Players passing the ball with Emil Smith-Rowe

Whittington Health football features on Match of the Day

21 Dec 2023
Since June this year, Whittington Health NHS Trust has been working with Arsenal in the Community on a walking football programme to foster inclusivity and well-being for individuals living with Parkinson's. This initiative was developed and driven by Sandra Glynn, lead Parkinson nurse, and Yvonne Barrett, senior neuro-physiotherapist.
Wood Green CDC’s Marshland Oasis

Wood Green CDC’s Marshland Oasis

13 Dec 2023
The Wood Green CDC has revealed its creative side by unveiling its Marshland Oasis Mural and photograph galleries displayed throughout both floors of the centre located in The Mall, Wood Green
A lady and man sit with a toddler playing with building bricks on a rug

Share your views on the future of maternity, neonatal and children’s surgical services

11 Dec 2023
Proposals for Maternity, Neonatal and surgical care for children
Parking Suspension Notice

Parking Suspension Notice

06 Dec 2023
On Saturday 9 December from 7am to 1:30pm, there will be no parking on site to allow a portable cabin to be removed.
Head shot photos of Matthew Shaw and Clare Dollery

Temporary changes in our senior leadership

04 Dec 2023
Some changes in the senior leadership of Whittington Health have been announced today
Christmas lights switch on

Christmas lights switch on

04 Dec 2023
Join us in our annual tradition of turning on our hospital's Christmas tree lights.
Wood Green Community Diagnostic Centre opens its new Lower Ground Floor

Wood Green Community Diagnostic Centre opens its new Lower Ground Floor

29 Nov 2023

We are pleased to announce that the building works happening to the lower ground floor of Wood Green Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) are now complete.


Addressing inequalities in access to diabetes services in Haringey

Addressing inequalities in access to diabetes services in Haringey

23 Nov 2023
Improving clinical outcomes for diabetes patients from Turkish, African and Caribbean backgrounds in Northumberland Park
October 2023 Extra Mile award winners announced

October 2023 Extra Mile award winners announced

16 Nov 2023
This scheme is a way for Whittington Health staff to nominate colleagues whose support has been far above what they could have hoped for.
A photo of Terry Whittle in a blue suit, smiling

New Chief Finance Officer joins Whittington Health NHS Trust

15 Nov 2023
Terry Whittle joins us today following his appointment in August.
World diabetes day

Blue is the colour for World Diabetes Day, 14 November

13 Nov 2023
Thousands of people across the country will be wearing blue or painting their nails blue to help raise awareness on World Diabetes Day
Celebrating staff achievements

Whittington Health celebrates staff achievements!

10 Nov 2023
Earlier this week we held a celebration for staff members across the organisation who have completed learning and development programmes.
Cheese and Wine fundraising event

Cheese and Wine fundraising event

30 Oct 2023
A special event to raise funds for cancer research and unveil the chemo wards new mural.
The winning team with their certificate

Whittington Health’s Quality Improvement projects shaping the future of the NHS

30 Oct 2023
Quality Improvement (QI) projects are instrumental in elevating the quality and efficiency of local healthcare services and could have an impact on the broader NHS.
'Thinking of You' COVID project hits new milestone

'Thinking of You' COVID project hits new milestone

17 Oct 2023
Last week, we delivered our 1,000th 'Thinking of You' postcard to a patient.
Introducing the Mum & Baby app

Introducing the Mum & Baby app

09 Oct 2023
The new apps follows you on your pregnancy journey and beyond.
September - Consultant and Junior Doctor Strikes

September - Consultant and Junior Doctor Strikes

08 Sep 2023
September and October will see industrial action taking place across our organisation.
Happy Birthday, Wood Green CDC!

Happy Birthday, Wood Green CDC!

25 Aug 2023
Our Community Diagnostic Centre celebrates its first anniversary today.
Whittington Health Community Dental Service nominated for HSJ award

Whittington Health Community Dental Service nominated for HSJ award

24 Aug 2023
The team have been shortlisted for a HSJ award in the category of ‘Modernising Diagnostics Award’.
A photo of Terry smiling in a blue suit and a white shirt

New Chief Finance Officer Announced

04 Aug 2023
We are able to announce that our new Chief Finance Officer will join us in January.
Help us to improve our services for LGBTQ+ patients and staff

Enhancing LGBTQ+ inclusivity at Whittington Health: Your feedback matters!

26 Jul 2023
We are working with the LGBT Foundation and NHS England to understand and improve barriers to healthcare for LGBT+ people. We are asking everyone who has been a patient/had an appointment with us in the past 12 months to feedback on how we are doing.
Access your appointment information on your phone

Access your appointment information on your phone

25 Jul 2023
A new NHS App feature puts Whittington Health in your pocket.
The NHS at 75 — Inspiring the Next Generation

The NHS at 75 — Inspiring the Next Generation

13 Jul 2023
On Wednesday 5 July, the NHS marked a significant milestone as it celebrated 75 years of caring for millions of individuals across the nation. To mark the occasion, we have launched a new initiative to connect with children living and studying locally.
Former Islington Mayor Cllr Marian Spall presents a cheque to Whittington Health Charity

Former Islington Mayor Cllr Marian Spall presents a cheque to Whittington Health Charity

30 Jun 2023
The charitable donations will help to ensure our charity can continue to improve healthcare services and patient experiences at our Trust.
Baroness Cumberlege cuts a yellow ribbon at the entrance to one of the birth rooms

Trio of Baronesses Assemble to Officially Re-Open Refurbished Birth Centre at Whittington Hospital

27 Jun 2023
The refurbishments include the installation of new birthing pools which now feature fully customisable LED lighting allowing users to select the exact mood they want for their birth.
Transforming hospital visits for patients with learning disabilities

Transforming hospital visits for patients with learning disabilities

19 Jun 2023
To mark the start of Learning Disability Week on Monday 19 June, we held a film premiere event called 'Empathy in Motion: Unveiling Hospital Journeys'. The event showcased our new films that help people with a learning disability to better understand their visit to hospital.
NHS Talking therapies logo

IAPT in Haringey now known as Haringey Talking Therapies

31 May 2023
From IAPT to NHS Talking Therapies for anxiety and depression: new name, same service
Charitable donations fund FMU and scanner at Whittington Hospital

Charitable donations fund FMU and scanner at Whittington Hospital

26 May 2023
The Trust has unveiled its new second Fetal Medicine Unit (FMU) assessment room with a brand-new ultrasound scanner.
Transport strikes - please allow more time to get to appointments

Transport strikes - please allow more time to get to appointments

05 May 2023
May 12, 13, 31 and June 2 and 3 will see a National Rail strike. Let us know if you cannot make your appointment.
The care quality commission logo

CQC publish report into Whittington Health NHS Trust maternity service

28 Apr 2023
The CQC found some very positive practices in our maternity care and identified areas to focus on for improvement
Whittington Health and Wake The Beast staff with MP Emily Thornberry

Whittington Health and Wake The Beast one-of-a-kind pandemic performance features at Parliament

27 Apr 2023
On Tuesday 25 April Wake The Beast theatre performed ‘In Our Own Words’ at the House of Parliament. The piece is a verbatim re-telling of Whittington Health NHS Trust staff experiences and stories during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bright Start Islington launch 5-year strategy

Bright Start Islington launch 5-year strategy

27 Apr 2023
The service shares their vision for every child in Islington to have the best start in life.
River Place Health Centre Combats Staff Burn-Out Through Art Project

River Place Health Centre Combats Staff Burn-Out Through Art Project

21 Apr 2023
The centre unveiled a stunning mosaic created and designed to promote staff mental wellbeing.
Introducing Swiftqueue at Whittington Hospital

Introducing Swiftqueue at Whittington Hospital

19 Apr 2023
A more convenient way to schedule your blood test appointment.
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Advice to Patients Ahead of Four Day Strike by Junior Doctors

05 Apr 2023
Advice to the public ahead of four days of action called by the British Medical Association (BMA) which will begin immediately after the long Easter weekend.
Physio goes the extra mile to improve the lives of young people with cerebral palsy

Physio goes the extra mile to improve the lives of young people with cerebral palsy

04 Apr 2023
Physiotherapist and first-time academic researcher, Clare Grodon, has had a research study published in a national health journal.
Whittington Children’s Dental Service wins two national awards!

Whittington Children’s Dental Service wins two national awards!

04 Apr 2023
A joint Whittington Health and UCLH children’s dental service has won both the ‘Small Scale, Big Impact’ award at the national Smarter Working Live awards, and the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) ‘Outstanding Innovation Award for 2023‘.
Staff Awards 2023 - they're back with deadline extended banner

Nominate in our staff Awards!

31 Mar 2023
The annual Whittington Health staff awards are back for 2023 and nominations are now open!
Meals For The NHS Fridges allow 24/7 food access

Meals For The NHS Fridges allow 24/7 food access

27 Mar 2023
Smart fridges have been installed across Whittington Hospital, giving staff, patients and visitors access to healthy food options at all hours.
Wood Green Diganostics Centre win at the HSJ Partnership Awards

Wood Green Diganostics Centre win at the HSJ Partnership Awards

24 Mar 2023
The collaboration between Whittington Health NHS Trust and Capital & Regional was recognised as showing outstanding dedication to improving healthcare and effective collaboration with the NHS.
MSK Super Saturdays help to reduce appointment backlog

MSK Super Saturdays help to reduce appointment backlog

21 Mar 2023
Whittington Health's MSK team scheduled Super Saturdays to help tackle the backlog of physio appointments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
an image of a lady who is heavily pregnant stnading on one leg doing a yoga pose

Data Shows Prospective Parents’ Top Questions

07 Mar 2023
Analysis of data from Whittington Health NHS Trust’s “midwife in your pocket” app reveals prospective parents’ most common queries.
Whittington Health launch new campaign to empower staff to report aggressive incidents

Whittington Health launch new campaign to empower staff to report aggressive incidents

21 Feb 2023
Whittington Health NHS Trust has launched a new campaign to encourage staff to speak out and report patients or visitors who act in an aggressive or violent manner.
Whittington Health staff member presented with MBE award

Whittington Health staff member presented with MBE award

21 Feb 2023

Tina Jegede received the prestigious award from King Charles at Windsor Castle.


Islington singers raise spirits and money for Whittington Health NHS Trust

Islington singers raise spirits and money for Whittington Health NHS Trust

17 Feb 2023
Whittington Health NHS Trust’s ‘Sing For Your Lungs’ choir and five local schools come together in harmony to perform for the Mayor of Islington.
Virtual care pilot launched for heart failure and frailty patients

Virtual care pilot launched for heart failure and frailty patients

13 Feb 2023
Clinicians from North Mid, Whittington Health NHS Trust and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH) have come together to trial a new app, Clinitouch, to monitor patients’ health and vital signs virtually.
Roadworks

Roadworks near Whittington Hospital

08 Feb 2023
Road closures surrounding Whittington Hospital may effect travel to and from the hospital from Monday 13 - Friday 17 February. Please allow extra time to get to and from work if you the closures effect you.
Virtual Ward team trial new remote monitoring technology

Virtual Ward team trial new remote monitoring technology

06 Feb 2023
This week, Whittington Health’s Virtual Ward team will trial a new remote monitoring device developed by Current Health.
The CQC's logo

CQC Inspection of our Maternity Services

23 Jan 2023
The inspection is as part of a national maternity inspection programme that they are currently undertaking.
a man recieving an injection in his tummy

20,000 People Get Hospital Care in Their Own Homes

18 Jan 2023
Over the past ten years, over 20,000 people across North Central London have been safely cared for at home by Whittington Health NHS Trust’s ‘Virtual Ward’. The virtual ward will be five times its regular size this winter to care for the large number of unwell people who currently need care and treatment. Keeping hospital beds available for patients who really need them.
A picture of a piece of human DNA as seen under a microscope

100 Whittington Health Patient Recruited to new Clinical Trial

17 Jan 2023
100 of our patients are now participating in the GenOMICC trial which aims to find new treatments for COVID-19, sepsis, influenza and other forms of critical illness.
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New online portal to go live for all outpatient services

09 Jan 2023
The new service has been tested in two services and will go live across all services from Tuesday 10 January 2023
A pregnany lady

Whittington Health Fully Implements Ockenden Maternity Actions

30 Dec 2022
We are pleased to confirm that Whittington Health's Maternity Service has successfully implemented all 7 of the immediate and urgent actions set out in The Ockenden Review.
Christmas duo make their debut appearance

Christmas duo make their debut appearance

28 Dec 2022
Two families welcome their newborns born in the early hours of Christmas morning.
Local football teams support our patients with a festive visit

Local football teams support our patients with a festive visit

21 Dec 2022
Players from Arsenal Football Club and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club visited young patients in our hospital
An image of our patient portal page on an iphone

New Online Service to Manage Outpatient Appointments

19 Dec 2022
We are now trialling a new online system to help you keep your outpatient and virtual appointments, letters and information in one place, online.
Whittington Health NHS Trust’s maternity team keep spirits high on Christmas Day

Whittington Health NHS Trust’s maternity team keep spirits high on Christmas Day

15 Dec 2022
Up to 15 babies are expected to be born this Christmas day at Whittington Hospital.
Neonatal Unit recognised for committing to high quality care

Neonatal Unit recognised for committing to high quality care

30 Nov 2022

The Whittington Hospital Neonatal team have been awarded silver accreditation from Bliss Baby Charter.


 

Whittington Health welcomes its first Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) graduates.

Whittington Health welcomes its first Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) graduates.

16 Nov 2022
 Anice Rodney and Yvonne Smith are Whittington Health NHS Trusts first Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA) graduates.
Plans approved for a significant improvement to our Maternity and Neonatal facilities

Plans approved for a significant improvement to our Maternity and Neonatal facilities

09 Nov 2022
We are delighted to announce that we have secured planning permission for a significant refurbishment to our maternity and neonatal facilities.
See ME First initiative celebrates its second anniversary with a bright future ahead

See ME First initiative celebrates its second anniversary with a bright future ahead

25 Oct 2022
The Whittington Health NHS Trust initiative promoting equality, diversity and inclusivity celebrates another year of success.
Secretary of State for Health and Social Care opens new NHS Community Diagnostic Centre

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care opens new NHS Community Diagnostic Centre

11 Oct 2022
NHS patients in Haringey can now get an X-ray and an Xbox, or a blood test and blouse in the same trip, as a new NHS test hub opens in a local shopping centre.
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Come to our Annual General Meeting

02 Oct 2022
Everyone is invited to join our Annual General Meeting.
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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

09 Sep 2022
We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.
COVID-19 mask update

COVID-19 mask update

01 Sep 2022
We have made changes to our mask wearing policy in our hospital and health centres
Sarah Wilding

Whittington Health welcomes new Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals

22 Aug 2022
Sarah Wilding starts with Whittington Health NHS Trust today as the new Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals.
Midwife receives Gold Chief Midwifery Officer award

Midwife receives Gold Chief Midwifery Officer award

11 Aug 2022
Huda Mohamed was honoured with the award for her services in FGM (Female Genital Mutilation).
Chinyama Okunuga

Whittington Health Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

15 Jun 2022
Whittington Health NHS Trust has announced that Chinyama Okunuga will become the new Chief Operating Officer
Two Whittington Health staff named in Queen's Jubilee Honours List

Two Whittington Health staff named in Queen's Jubilee Honours List

02 Jun 2022
We are delighted to share that two colleagues have received an award as part of the Queen’s Jubilee honours list.
Plan ahead for the Jubilee Bank holiday weekend

Plan ahead for the Jubilee Bank holiday weekend

27 May 2022
By planning in advance for 2-5 June, you will be protecting yourself and your loved ones, and reducing pressures on emergency services.
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Staff Awards: All the winners and news from the night

13 May 2022
We held our (delayed) 2020 Whittington Health Staff Awards last night
Whittington Health NHS Trust Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professions

Whittington Health NHS Trust Appoints New Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professions

06 May 2022
Whittington Health NHS Trust have announced that it has appointed Sarah Wilding to take up the post of Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professions.
Plans announced for significant improvement to our matenity and neonatal facitilies

Plans announced for significant improvement to our matenity and neonatal facitilies

05 May 2022
Whittington Health NHS Trust has announced that it will shortly be submitting plans for significant refurbishment to its maternity and neonatal facilities.
Child on gradd pointing at camera

London Hospitals and Tottenham Hotspur's Stadium Partner for Sickle Cell Event

25 Apr 2022
London hospitals North Mid, University College London Hospitals and Whittington Health are together partnering up to launch further support and help for children and young people living with sickle cell.
New CEO for Whittington Health NHS Trust

New CEO for Whittington Health NHS Trust

29 Mar 2022
Helen Brown will be joining Whittington Health as Chief Executive in June
Whittington Health Wins National Award for Supporting Overseas Nurses

Whittington Health Wins National Award for Supporting Overseas Nurses

16 Mar 2022
Deputy chief nurse for England presents Whittington Health with award for supporting overseas nurses
Wood Green Health Hub Consultation launches

Wood Green Health Hub Consultation launches

24 Feb 2022
We have launched a new consultation into the creation of a health hub in central Haringey.
Take part in a survey: Equalities within Maternity and Services for Under 5s

Take part in a survey: Equalities within Maternity and Services for Under 5s

02 Feb 2022
Help to shape Maternity and Under 5's services in Islington
Children’s Integrated Therapies in Barnet now Operated by Whittington Health

Children’s Integrated Therapies in Barnet now Operated by Whittington Health

01 Feb 2022
As of today, Integrated Children’s Therapy Services in Barnet have transferred to Whittington Health.
Siobhan Harrington Moving on to New Role

Siobhan Harrington Moving on to New Role

16 Dec 2021
Our Chief Executive Siobhan Harrington will be leaving Whittington Health NHS Trust in May 2022.
Michelle Johnson to Step Down Next Year

Michelle Johnson to Step Down Next Year

14 Dec 2021
Whittington Health’s Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals Michelle Johnson will be leaving her role next summer.
Free 24/7 urgent mental health support for young people

Free 24/7 urgent mental health support for young people

03 Dec 2021
The NHS has set up free telephone lines across London for young people in
distress, open all day, every day, and staffed by trained mental health professionals.
They can provide immediate support, or refer people to other sources of help if
needed.
New Clinic to Provide COVID Protection During Pregnancy

New Clinic to Provide COVID Protection During Pregnancy

01 Dec 2021
Our maternity team has opened one of London's first in-house maternity #COVID19 vaccination clinic on our antenatal ward.
New NHS Diagnostic Services to Open in the Heart of Haringey

New NHS Diagnostic Services to Open in the Heart of Haringey

24 Nov 2021
We are opening a new Community Diagnostics Centre offering x-ray, ultrasound, ophthalmology and phlebotomy services at The Mall in Wood Green.
Enhanced Care for Orthopaedic Surgery

Enhanced Care for Orthopaedic Surgery

12 Nov 2021
We have installed new equipment to provide even better care for our orthopaedic surgery care
Whittington Health Staff Feature in New National TV Adverts

Whittington Health Staff Feature in New National TV Adverts

21 Oct 2021
The NHS has launched a series of new TV adverts today to encourage people to take up a career in the NHS. They feature a number of Whittington Health Staff and Locations
Whittington Health Staff Made Freepersons of Islington

Whittington Health Staff Made Freepersons of Islington

19 Oct 2021
The London Borough of Islington, where our hospital is located has awarded its highest honour - the Freedom of the Borough - to all Whittington Health staff!
A statue is unveiled outside Whittington Health NHS Trust

A statue is unveiled outside Whittington Health NHS Trust

13 Sep 2021
Commemorating the extraordinary efforts of Commonwealth and Windrush NHS nurses and midwives
Nominate in our Staff Awards

Nominate in our Staff Awards

08 Sep 2021
After a truly remarkable period in our history, our Patients and their loved ones can now nominate in the Patient Choice category of our 2021 Staff Awards
Attend our AGM

Attend our AGM

01 Sep 2021
It is good to talk! Join us at our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 30 September 2021, 1.00 - 2.00pm
COVID-19 Safety Measures Continue after 19 July

COVID-19 Safety Measures Continue after 19 July

16 Jul 2021
Whittington Health NHS Trust asks public to follow ‘hands, face space’ in hospitals to keep patients safe after 19 July.
Please Treat our Staff with Respect

Please Treat our Staff with Respect

08 Jul 2021
Ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2020 final, Whittington Health is asking local people to treat its staff with respect, as frontline NHS staff working in the Trust’s Emergency Department report being anxious about what match day may hold in store for them during their shifts.
Whittington Health Accredited as a Living Wage Employer

Whittington Health Accredited as a Living Wage Employer

06 Jul 2021
In the week of the NHS’s 73rd Birthday, Whittington Health NHS Trust has been formally accredited as a Living Wage Employer, meaning that all staff are now guaranteed to be paid at least £10.85 per hour.
Thousands to get first Covid-19 jabs at mass vaccine clinic at Emirates Stadium

Thousands to get first Covid-19 jabs at mass vaccine clinic at Emirates Stadium

22 Jun 2021
Islington Council is working in partnership with the NHS and Arsenal Football Club to host a mass vaccination event at Emirates Stadium over four days, Friday 25 to Monday 28 June inclusive.
Whittington Health commemorates Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

Whittington Health commemorates Windrush and Commonwealth NHS Nurses and Midwives

10 Jun 2021
A new memorial to be unveiled at the entrance of our hospital
#TeamWhittington take to the pitch against #TeamNorthMid at Spurs Stadium

#TeamWhittington take to the pitch against #TeamNorthMid at Spurs Stadium

19 May 2021
Surgical Gloves to be Swapped for Goal Keeping Gloves as Whittington Health Take on North Middlesex University Hospital in the REAL North London Derby, thanks to Tottenham Hotspur and its Global Principal Partner, AIA
National Operating Department Practitioners' Day

National Operating Department Practitioners' Day

14 May 2021
A versatile profession that you're unlikely to have heard of.
A visit from HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to mark International Nurses’ Day

A visit from HRH The Duchess of Cornwall to mark International Nurses’ Day

12 May 2021
We welcomed Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall who met with nurses and young patients as part of International Nurses’ Day celebrations.
Plans to Improve and Invest in Maternity Services on International Day of the Midwife

Plans to Improve and Invest in Maternity Services on International Day of the Midwife

05 May 2021
Today, (5 May 2021) marks International Day of the Midwife, which will be celebrated by midwives and those grateful for the support they have received from midwives around the globe.
Vaccinations Reaching All of Our Community

Vaccinations Reaching All of Our Community

25 Mar 2021
People with learning disabilities are six times more likely to die from COVID-19 infection. This startling statistic highlights the importance of vaccinating people with learning disability against COVID-19.
Children’s A&Es at UCH and RFH reopening

Children’s A&Es at UCH and RFH reopening

23 Mar 2021
An update about Urgent and Emergency Care for Children and Young People in North Central London
Helping NHS patients In Haringey to attend online appointments

Helping NHS patients In Haringey to attend online appointments

16 Mar 2021
Healthwatch Haringey is working with North Central London CCG (NCL CCG) to help Haringey patients to ‘get online’, and to access NHS video appointments.
Oscar Winning Director to tell Whittington Health's Pandemic Story in ITV Documentary

Oscar Winning Director to tell Whittington Health's Pandemic Story in ITV Documentary

12 Mar 2021
2020: The Story of Us will premiere on ITV on Tuesday (16/03/2021) at 9.00pm.
Arsenal's Bellerin backs Whittington Health staff

Arsenal's Bellerin backs Whittington Health staff

26 Jan 2021
The Spanish international sent his support to everyone working during the pandemic
Haringey Residents Invited to Have Their Say On Future Service Locations

Haringey Residents Invited to Have Their Say On Future Service Locations

22 Jan 2021
Haringey Residents Invited to Have Their Say On Future Service Locations
Helping Patients to see Behind the PPE

Helping Patients to see Behind the PPE

15 Jan 2021
A new initiative has just launched to help our patients see who is treating them, despite the necessary PPE.
Queen's Birthday Honour for Michelle Johnson

Queen's Birthday Honour for Michelle Johnson

31 Dec 2020
Our Chief Nurse and Director of Allied Health Professionals has been made an MBE in the New Year's Honours.
Stay Safe this New Year

Stay Safe this New Year

31 Dec 2020
London remains in Tier 4 over New Year
Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre to be COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre to be COVID-19 Vaccination Centre

30 Dec 2020
An update on our plans to delivery COVID-19 vaccinations from Hornsey Central Neighbourhood Health Centre
Keeping our patients connected over Christmas

Keeping our patients connected over Christmas

23 Dec 2020
Helping you to stay connected over the festive period.
How you can help our furloughed flyers this Christmas

How you can help our furloughed flyers this Christmas

16 Dec 2020
Help our highly valued Project Wingman lounge to stay open
We Need your Help! Kickstarter Launched for New Book

We Need your Help! Kickstarter Launched for New Book

24 Nov 2020
Photographer Slater King interviewed and photographed the hospital staff during the pandemic and lockdown. It is now a photo book raising money for the hospital’s charity.
Whittington Health NHS Trust shortlisted for national award

Whittington Health NHS Trust shortlisted for national award

20 Nov 2020
Whittington Health is recognised for its work with partners to join up services in Haringey and Islington
Mary Seacole Chosen as the Face of Whittington Health

Mary Seacole Chosen as the Face of Whittington Health

29 Oct 2020
London's NHS celebrates inspiring black Londoners
Our new Garden Shed

Our new Garden Shed

29 Sep 2020
A relaxing space for older patients
Whittington Health Staff Feature in Portrait of Britain

Whittington Health Staff Feature in Portrait of Britain

03 Sep 2020
Photographer, Slater King's photographs of our staff responding to the COVID-19 pandemic included in this year's 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography 'Portrait of Britain'
Just Recieved Your A-Level Results? Join the NHS!

Just Recieved Your A-Level Results? Join the NHS!

13 Aug 2020
As nearly half a million students get their A-level results today, NHS leaders at Whittington Health and across London are calling on young people to consider a career in the NHS.
Whittington Health in Covid-19 Antibody Study

Whittington Health in Covid-19 Antibody Study

24 Jul 2020
250 Staff working for Whittington Health NHS Trust are being recruited to take part in a major national study to help scientists to find out more about COVID-19 antibodies and whether having COVID-19 antibodies makes someone immune to the virus.
Whittington Health's postnatal ward re-opens after a refurbishment project

Whittington Health's postnatal ward re-opens after a refurbishment project

24 Jul 2020
Whittington Health’s postnatal Cellier Ward has had a complete refurbishment with brand new facilities, welcoming décor and a more modern user-friendly space for a better birth experience.
New Programme to Reduce Racial Inequalities in our Workforce

New Programme to Reduce Racial Inequalities in our Workforce

13 Jul 2020
Whittington Health has become first Trust in London to begin the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard Cultural Change Site.
New Real-Time Service Information

New Real-Time Service Information

22 Jun 2020
As Services restart, you can check on the status of our major services in real-time
Outpatient Appointment? We'll Come to You.

Outpatient Appointment? We'll Come to You.

21 May 2020
We have started a trial in which some outpatient appointment can now be carried out via video.
Sad News: Steve Hitchins

Sad News: Steve Hitchins

25 Sep 2019
We are sad to announce that Steve Hitchins, Chair of Whittington Health NHS Trust until June this year, passed away unexpectedly last night (Tuesday 24 September).

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